High speed rail agreement for region

High speed rail agreement for region

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn displays a freshly signed Missouri-Illinois Memorandum of Understanding that will seek federal recovery funds to establish a high-speed passenger rail line between Chicago and St. Louis while Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, looks on in St. Louis on June 22, 2009. Just days after the federal government issued guidance to states on the application process for high-speed rail funding, the two Governors also outlined their vision for a Chicago-to-St. Louis line as a tool for job-creation and regional economic growth(UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)