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CREATE in the News

Metra, freight railroads push project to untangle rail corridor

MPC Roundtable event recap

Keeping Chicagoland at the nexus of America’s freight network video

Englewood Flyover Dedication Ceremony Video

Resources

CREATE Program 75th Street Corridor Improvement Project Final Environmental Impact Statement and Record of Decision

Project Fact Sheets, Photos, and Videos

CREATE Supports International Trade

Final Feasibility Study

CREATE Project Status Summary

CREATE is a first-of-its-kind partnership between U.S. DOT, the State of Illinois, City of Chicago, Metra, Amtrak, and the nation's freight railroads. A project of national significance, CREATE will invest billions in critically needed improvements to increase the efficiency of the region's passenger and freight rail infrastructure and enhance the quality of life for Chicago-area residents.

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