Posts tagged Travel
As Passenger Traffic Continues to Slide, CIRA Seeking Logistics Companies to Boost Activity

As passenger traffic continues to decline at the Central Illinois Regional Airport, airport officials are rethinking their economic development strategy in 2018.Enplanements (or the number of passengers boarding flights at the airport) have been on the decline at CIRA for years, dropping a third from 2011 to 2016. The past year was no exception, with a 12% drop from 2016 to 2017.   

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Expect Faster, Quieter Trains in Normal This Year

The $2 billion Illinois High Speed Rail project is nearing the end of its years-long journey. With goals to reduce travel times and increase safety and reliability, the busy Chicago-to-St. Louis will bring railway passengers up to 110 mph speeds.Train speeds should increase to 90 mph this summer, with full 110 mph service along the corridor in 2019, The State Journal-Register reported.

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