Chicago-to-Iowa City train service pricetag rises

    As officials have delayed taking action on a proposed passenger rail line between Iowa City and Chicago, the project’s cost to Iowa has increased dramatically and advocates have all-but given up on the plan.

    The federal government allocated $210 million in 2010 for the project but required a local match. Illinois is moving forward with its portion of the project, but not Iowa. That means unless Iowa has a change of heart, the line will stop in Moline, across the Mississippi River from Davenport.

    Read more in Crain’s Chicago Business.

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