BNSF Railway http://tspr.org en West Burlington to Vote on Crossing http://tspr.org/post/west-burlington-vote-crossing <p>West Burlington could be on the hook for some unplanned street improvements. Sat, 08 Mar 2014 03:48:53 +0000 Jason Parrott 49480 at http://tspr.org West Burlington to Vote on Crossing Galesburg Trade Mission to Middle East http://tspr.org/post/galesburg-trade-mission-middle-east <p>The rail industry is big in west central Illinois, and rail lines are being built in the Middle East.&nbsp; So the City of Galesburg will try to bring the two together. Tue, 11 Feb 2014 00:02:13 +0000 Rich Egger 48152 at http://tspr.org Galesburg Trade Mission to Middle East Sen. Harkin Touts Partnership http://tspr.org/post/sen-harkin-touts-partnership <p>U.S. Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) says a public-private partnership is working well in southeast Iowa.</p><p> Fri, 19 Oct 2012 12:38:54 +0000 Jason Parrott 23184 at http://tspr.org Sen. Harkin Touts Partnership Macomb Looks to Grow West http://tspr.org/post/macomb-looks-grow-west <p>Macomb is in talks with BNSF that could help the city expand. The plan is to annex the railroad&#39;s right-of-way westward to the future site of the Macomb bypass.<br /><br />&ldquo;Our primary goal is to take advantage of those folks willing to come in that are businesses -- commercial developments -- that bring sales tax revenue in to the city,&rdquo; said Mayor Mike Inman.<br /><br />He said the annexation might also increase the city&#39;s population base, though he feels that would be &ldquo;icing on the cake.&rdquo;<br /> Wed, 01 Aug 2012 00:15:14 +0000 Rich Egger 19158 at http://tspr.org Macomb Looks to Grow West