​State and Federal High-Speed Rail Links

Alabama
The state is a member of the Southern High Speed Rail Commission (with Louisiana and Mississippi).

California
High-Speed Rail Authority.

Colorado
CDOT set up an Interim Transit and Rail Advisory Committee in 2009.

Florida
Florida's High Speed Rail Vision Plan envisions eventual statewide service, starting in the Tampa-Orlando-Miami corridor.

Georgia
The 2009 Georgia State Rail Plan (SRP) has been prepared by the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), Intermodal Programs Division.

Indiana
INDOT is one of nine member states in the Midwest Regional Rail Initiative, an ongoing effort to develop and expand access to an improved passenger rail system in the Midwest. Other participating states are Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Nebraska and Wisconsin.

Illinois
The state participates in the Midwest Regional Rail Initiative.

Iowa
The state is working closely with Illinois on passenger rail service between the two states, and also participates in the Midwest Regional Rail Initiative.

Kansas
KDOT is working closely with Oklahoma and Texas for development of high-speed/intercity passenger rail service among the states.

Louisiana
The state is a member of the Southern High Speed Rail Commission (with Alabama and Mississippi).

Massachusetts
massDOT supports the "Vision for the New England High-Speed and Intercity Rail Network".

Michigan
The state participates in the Midwest Regional Rail Initiative.

Minnesota
The state participates in the Midwest Regional Rail Initiative.

Mississippi
The state is a member of the Southern High Speed Rail Commission (with Alabama and Louisiana).

Missouri
MoDOT is applying for high-speed rail project funds.

Montana
MDT has a comprehensive state-wide passenger rail plan in place.

Nebraska
The state participates in the Midwest Regional Rail Initiative.

New Hampshire
NHDOT has submitted a preapplication for HSIPR funding (the Boston-Montreal High-Speed Rail Momentum Project).

New York
NYSDOT has developed a comprehensive State Rail Plan which includes a discussion of intercity passenger rail.

North Carolina
The state participates (with Virginia, South Carolina and Georgia) in the Southeast High Speed Rail Corridor.

Ohio
ODOT has implemented its 3C "Quick Start" Passenger Rail Plan, including an application for a high-speed passenger rail extension from Cleveland to Pittsburgh.

Oklahoma
Oklahoma DOT is seeking approximately $2 billion in Track Two funding.

Oreg​on
Oregon DOT applied for more than $2 billion in federal funding through HSIPR.

Pennsylvania
This fall, PennDOT applied for $3.1 billion in high-speed rail projects.

South Carolina
The state participates (with Virginia, North Carolina and Georgia) in the Southeast High Speed Rail Corridor.

Vermont
VTrans supports the "Vision for the New England High-Speed and Intercity Rail Network".

Virginia
The state participates (with North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia) in the Southeast High Speed Rail Corridor.

Washington
WSDOT has submitted a total of 26 capital rail projects under consideration.

Wisconsin
In addition to other activities, WisDOT is coordinating with MnDOT on applications for HSIPR grants.

Federal Agencies

Federal Railroad Administration
FRA has an extensive high-speed rail resource center.

High-Speed Intercity Passenger Rail Program
FRA's HSIPR page.