High speed rail agreement for region

High speed rail agreement for region

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (R) talks about the bi-state partnership to seek federal recovery funds to establish a high-speed passenger rail line between Chicago and St. Louis as Illinois Governor Pat Quinn 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)