Amtrak provides service from Chicago to St. Louis, and several college towns in Illinois, including Champaign, Carbondale, Bloomington-Normal, and Macomb – and those rides have proven popular.
University of Illinois president Michael Hogan has resigned and will step down on July 1, according to a published report.
The University of Illinois’ main campus downstate has a record number of students enrolled this year.
A 220 mph line to Champaign-Urbana is the latest proposal for high-speed rail in Illinois.
Tensions are high at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign after a woman was sexually assaulted in her dormitory.