News Archives  Previous Activities Resources Archives

Resources Archives

MIPRC Federal Input

MIPRC Chair testifies before the U.S. House subcommittee on rail (6/11/13)
MIPRC delegation travels to Washington to stress importance of federal funding and authority for passenger rail (5/22 & 5/23/13)
MIPRC and MWRRI submit joint letter to Secretary LaHood re: CMAQ funding for passenger rail operations (11/20/12)
MIPRC and MWRRI submit joint comments into FRA draft state rail plan guidance (10/15/12)
MIPRC Stresses Need for Dedicated, Multi-Year Funding for All Modes, Including Passenger Rail (5/17/12)
MIPRC Provides Input into FFY 2013 Transportation Appropriations (4/13/12)
MIPRC Commissioners Meet with Members of Congress to Stress Importance of Federal Commitment to Passenger Rail Development (6/20/11)
MIPRC Director Submits Testimony to US House T&I Committee Field Hearing (2/25/11)
Letter to Speaker Pelosi re passenger rail investment (September 2008)
June 2008 policy positions
June 2007 policy positions
Resolution on the use of biodiesel in passenger rail (November 2006)
June 2006 policy positions
May 2005 policy positions
February 2005 letter to President re: Amtrak
June 2004 policy positions
June 2003 policy positions
June 2002 policy positions
October 2001 policy positions

MIPRC State Testimony, Speeches and Articles: Commissioners and Director

MIPRC Commissioner Larew's Iowa City feasibility study roll out speech 4.18.2008 
MIPRC director testimony Wisconsin 10.25.2007
MIPRC director testimony Kansas Legislature 9.13.2007
MIPRC Chair Jackman testimony before House Committee 6.26.2007
MIPRC Commissioner Nekritz testimony before House Committee 6.26.2007
MIPRC director testimony before the Surface Transportation Commission 4.19.2007

MIPRC Meeting Agendas

June 2010
October 2009
December 2008
June 2008
June 2007
November 2006
June 2006 
November 2005
May 2005
June 2004
December 2003 
October 2003
June 2003 
February 2002
December 2002
January 2001—MIPRC Inaugural Meeting

MIPRC Publications and Presentations 

MIPRC brochure on the Midwest Regiona0 Rail Initiative
Responding Regionally: The Role of Passenger Rail in Midwestern Emergency Planning
Why promote passenger rail? 

Passenger Rail Feasibility/Capacity Studies

Feasibility Report on Chicago-Rockford-Galena-Dubuque
Missouri Freight and Passenger Rail Capacity Analysis Executive Summary
Missouri Freight and Passenger Rail Capacity Analysis Full Report
Quad Cities feasibility study executive summary

General Information

Service, Finance and Operating Characteristics of State-Supported Amtrak Trains
Cooler corridors with intercity passenger rail
Passenger Rail Working Group--Future of Intercity Rail Executive Summary
Passenger Rail Working Group--Future of Intercity Rail Report
Principles for high speed rail legislation
American Passenger Rail Agreement
Midwest common principles for rail development
FRA grant to ORDC

Congressional Information

MIPRC letter to Congressional Conferees to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Requests on Behalf of Midwestern States for the Federal Economic Stimulus Legislation
Midwest SAFTEA-LU projects/authorizations

Secretariat services provided by The Council Of State Governments' Midwestern Office.