SPRINGFIELD– The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is continuing preliminary engineering and environmental studies for the Corridor Expansion Program of Intercity Passenger Rail service from Chicago to the Quad Cities. The Chicago to Quad Cities Passenger Rail service is proposed to include two round trips per day (four passenger trains each day) from Chicago to the Quad Cities (Moline) and serving other intermediate locations including LaGrange, Naperville, Plano, Mendota, Princeton and Geneseo. New stations are proposed for Moline and Geneseo.
IDOT has scheduled three public meetings to present the study schedule, process and stakeholder involvement opportunities. The purpose of these meetings is to seek focused and direct input from stakeholders on the project. These meetings will be conducted in an open house format. Interested persons can attend anytime from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the locations below. A presentation will be given at 4:30 p.m. and repeated at 6 p.m. at each meeting. Attendees will have the opportunity to review exhibits and meet with IDOT and study team representatives individually.
Thurs. Nov. 8, 2012
p.m. – 7 p.m.
Conference Room F
1201 River Drive
Moline, IL 61265
Tues. Nov. 13, 2012
4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Geneseo Public Library
805 N. Chicago St.
Geneseo, IL 61254
Wed. Nov. 14, 2012
p.m. – 7 p.m.
1901 Tom Merwin Drive
Mendota, IL 61342
*These meetings are accessible to individuals
with disabilities. Anyone needing specific assistance should
contact Lily Escarpita of Images, Inc. at (630) 510-3944.
Persons planning to attend who will need a sign language
interpreter or other similar accommodations should notify the
TTY/TTD number (800) 526-0844/or 711; TTY users (Spanish) (800)
501-0864/ or 711; and for Telebraille dial (877) 526-6670 at
least five days prior to the meeting.