Four stakeholder workshops will be held throughout the development of the Midwest Regional Rail Plan. Attendance is limited to members of the Stakeholder Planning Group. Meeting materials will be made available here following each workshop. Efforts are made to allow interested parties to listen in remotely to the workshops. To participate as an interested party, please email

Stakeholder Workshop #2

June 7, 2017
St. Paul, MN

Technical Development Update

Meeting description will be forthcoming.


Stakeholder Workshop #1

March 8, 2017
Chicago, IL

technical introduction and market assessment

The first stakeholder workshop introduced stakeholder group guiding principles, the history of rail in the midwest, the importance of MIPRC and governance, the CONNECT tool which will be used to model future rail scenarios, and examined current travel market demand and relationships.

Agenda (pdf)
Presentation (pdf)
Participant Guide (pdf)