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MIPRC Survey Finds Good News, Growth Potential for Passenger Rail

The Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Commission’s new Universities & Colleges Passenger Rail Survey of students, faculty and staff at 30 colleges and universities across the Midwest about passenger rail service presents good news both for current service and its growth potential.

The survey, conducted between November 2015 and February 2016, finds there is a small but dedicated group who ride trains regularly to and from school, and a wider group open to taking the train. Read our press release on the overall, regional results. Findings and analyses are also presented regionally and for states in which multiple schools participated:

MIPRC Press Release on Survey Results

Regional (all states) Results and Analysis
Regional Survey Questions and Responses

Illinois Results and Analysis

Kansas Results and Analysis

Michigan Results and Analysis

Minnesota Results and Analysis

Missouri Results and Analysis

Wisconsin Results and Analysis

Optional Secondary Survey: Most Recent Amtrak Experiences

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