environmental impact http://northernpublicradio.org en Hearings set for Chicago-St. Louis high-speed rail study http://northernpublicradio.org/post/hearings-set-chicago-st-louis-high-speed-rail-study <p>A series of five public hearings will be held this month to seek comment on the <a href="http://www.fra.dot.gov/rpd/freight/fp_Chicago_to_StLouis_HSR_Corridor.shtml">draft Environmental Impact Statement</a> for high-speed rail from Chicago to St. Louis.</p><p>Alternatives for accommodating higher speeds and additional round trips were narrowed down based on criteria that included residential and commercial impacts, travel time reductions, safety and environmental impacts.</p><p> Tue, 31 Jul 2012 15:19:14 +0000 WNIJ 15835 at http://northernpublicradio.org Hearings set for Chicago-St. Louis high-speed rail study