Public Hearing: Chicago-Detroit/Pontiac Passenger Rail Corridor Program

The Federal Railroad Administration, in coordination with the Michigan, Indiana and Illinois departments of transportation, has prepared a Tier 1 Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to evaluate passenger rail improvements for the Chicago-Detroit/Pontiac corridor. The Tier 1 Draft EIS presents the proposed project’s purpose and need, identifies reasonable route alternatives, describes the affected environment, and analyzes the potential environmental impacts of the alternatives considered, including the no-build alternative. Attend the upcoming public hearing to learn more about the Tier 1 EIS and provide feedback. For more information and to view the Draft EIS, visit


All hearings will be open to the public from 4 to 7 p.m. Participants will be able to view hearing materials and talk with program staff between 4 and 5:30 p.m. A presentation will be given at 5:30 p.m. The public testimony session will begin after the presentation at about 6 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, 4 -7 p.m. CST

Chicago Union Station in the Union Gallery Room: 500 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL

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