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Mayor Emanuel, Amtrak and other Union Station Partners Announce Redevelopment Plan Designated as USDOT Emerging Project

| January 12, 2017

The City of Chicago’s ambitious plans to modernize and transform Chicago Union Station and the surrounding West Loop area received a major boost today with the announcement by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Amtrak, Metra and the RTA that the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Build America Bureau and the City of Chicago are entering into an Emerging Projects Agreement (EmPA), under which Chicago can work closely with USDOT with the ultimate goal of seeking up to $1 billion in federal funding for the project.

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Amtrak Announces Streamlined Corporate Structure

| January 4, 2017

To increase organizational effectiveness, improve service to its 31 million customers and position itself for an even more competitive future, Amtrak today announced several management and organizational changes.

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