Railroading a Corridor of
Berlin to Baghdad
“But what about that idea of a Cedar Rapids-Iowa City rail line? It would give the thousands of people who commute daily on Interstate 380 another option and possibly ease congestion on the crowded roadway.
It also would provide a boost to public transportation, the environmental movement and the Creative Corridor initiative calling for more regionalism.”
Baird, who facilitated a November meeting of Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance and the Iowa City Area Development Group investors, said unified regional government models should be explored. The backers met to discuss issues involving the two economic-development groups working better together.”