Why should the business community care about high speed rail? What is the cost-benefit analysis that makes today a new day and opportunity to invest in more sustainable rail technologies? Will it help address climate change challenges? Can it impact the growing supply chain log jam? Will it bring more dollars to Chicago? Why do we care that Peoria connects with Chicago? Does it make Chicago a more competitive player for business and tourism dollars? Is the investment worth the outcomes? Who wins – who loses?