Impact of Rail Transportation on Downstate Illinois
Illinois Transportation Secretary Ann L. Schneider recently participated in a roundtable discussion hosted by the U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials regarding the impact of rail in Downstate Illinois.
The event featured discussion on public and private investment in rail and how it affects local communities. Participants also discussed ways to improve our railways and how to ensure Illinois remains a major transportation hub.
To view the event, click here:
Governor Quinn Announces Appointment of Illinois
Transportation Secretary to National Freight
SPRINGFIELD – Governor Pat Quinn today announced that U.S. Department of
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has appointed Illinois Transportation Secretary Ann L.
Schneider to the National Freight Advisory Committee.
IDOT and ISP Partner for National Roadcheck Enforcement Program to Improve Commercial Vehicle Safety on Illinois Roadways
MARYVILLE - Starting today, the Illinois Department of Transportation’s (IDOT) Commercial Vehicle Safety Unit is partnering with Illinois State Police (ISP) for 72 hours of stepped-up roadside inspections of commercial trucks and buses as part of the National Roadcheck 2013 Enforcement Program. The program, which runs June 4-6, is the largest targeted enforcement campaign of its kind focusing on trucks and buses nationwide.
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