Quinn made his comments Monday in Springfield, where some residents
oppose plans to run a high-speed rail route through the city.
Illinois is working to upgrade to high-speed status on the
Chicago-to-St. Louis route, and Quinn says those plans shouldn't be
blocked by local opposition. He says the state is willing to look at
Quinn also touted efforts to get fast train service running from
Chicago to the Quad Cities and Iowa's plans to build a train from
Des Moines to the Quad Cities.
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