Mayor Richard M. Daley today announced the formation of a new O’Hare Express Blue Ribbon Committee to undertake a comprehensive study for express train service between O’Hare International Airport and downtown Chicago.
Still making big plans as his tenure winds down, Mayor Richard Daley on Monday fleshed out his concept for an ultra-fast train between downtown and O'Hare International Airport.
Chicago Mayor Richard Daley is continuing to court Chinese investors to help pay for a high-speed train between the city and O'Hare Airport.
City poised to seek investors for Chicago-O'Hare high-speed rail line, Chicago Business by Crains, April 12, 2011
(AP) — Chicago is moving a step closer to a high-speed rail line running from downtown to O'Hare International Airport.
Daley lays tracks for high-speed rail to O'Hare/City seeks proposals for system to rival those in Europe, Asia, May 2, 2011
Still itching to build something big for Chicago even in his final days in office, Mayor Richard Daley has invited technology experts from around the world to submit concepts for an express rail service to O'Hare International Airport.
Air travelers might someday be able to pay a premium fare for privately financed and operated high-speed trains to whisk them from O'Hare Airport to downtown Chicago.
Citing interest already expressed by investors from China, Japan and the Middle East, Mayor Daley today appointed a heavyweight panel of business and labor leaders to try to attract the hundreds of millions of dollars needed to provide express service to O'Hare.
Chicago Mayor Richard Daley has revived talks for a possible express train that would connect Chicago O'Hare to downtown Chicago. The Associated Press reports Daley on Wednesday announced that he's forming a committee to study the idea.
Mayor sees private investors as ticket to build express line.
It has been several years since the CTA scrapped a project to introduce premium express trains outfitted with airline-style seats to Chicago's airports. But Mayor Richard Daley said Wednesday that the idea is not entirely dead.
(AP) — Mayor Richard Daley is forming a committee to study having an express train between O'Hare International Airport and downtown Chicago.
In a news release Wednesday, Daley says the O'Hare Express Blue Ribbon Committee will evaluate whether new train service is feasible and then make a plan to develop it.