Dane County: Falk statement on high speed train station

Contact: Joshua Wescott, Office of the County Executive (608) 267-8823 or cell (608) 669-5606

Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk issued the following statement regarding Governor Doyle’s announcement that he has chosen Monona Terrace as the location for the new high-speed rail station in Madison:

“Governor Doyle’s decision puts us on track for taking advantage of our new state-of-the-art rail system that will spur job creation and economic development across southern Wisconsin. Now it is up to all of us to move ahead locally with transportation plans to ensure that the new train station is an efficient transit hub that interconnects with cars, buses and bikes and in the future, local commuter trains.”