Chicago to Council Bluffs-Omaha Regional Passenger Rail System Planning Study


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Notice of Intent and Availability

FRA is issuing this notice to advise the public that FRA with the Iowa Department of Transportation (Iowa DOT) will jointly prepare a Tier 1 Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to evaluate potential passenger rail improvements for the Chicago, Illinois to Omaha, Nebraska regional passenger rail system in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA).


Complete Service Development Plan with appendices (57 MB) (ZIP)

Complete Final Environmental Impact Statement (ZIP)

Complete Draft Environmental Impact Statement (164MB)(ZIP)