Fixing Chicago’s freight rail congestion. 

“Six of North America’s major freight rail companies — BNSF, Canadian National, Canadian Pacific, CSX, Norfolk Southern and Union Pacific — are split among different regions, but they all converge in Chicago. The region’s rail infrastructure was built more than a century ago and investments haven’t kept pace with volume increases and changes in freight types, meaning ‘Chicago has become the largest U.S. rail freight chokepoint,’ said Mike Claffey, Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) spokesman.” learn more

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