A rail man­u­fac­turer based in Illi­nois is in the final rounds of bid­ding to build 130 high-​​speed pas­senger rail cars for use on Amtrak routes in Illi­nois, Michigan, Mis­souri and California.

This is good use of fed­eral money,” said Joan Fitzgerald, interim dean of the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity and co-​​author of the report, “Reviving the U.S. Rail and Transit Industry: Invest­ments and Job Creation.”

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