PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — Tuesday, Peoria Mayor Dr. Rita Ali and others provided an update on the status of the proposed passenger rail that would connect Central Illinois to the rest of the state.

She will be joined by Sid Ruckriegel, city of Peoria at-large council member, Eric Miller, executive director at the Tri-County Regional Planning Commission, Joshua Gunn, president and CEO, Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce and CEO Council, JD Dalfonso, president and CEO, Discover Peoria/Peoria Area Convention and Tourism Bureau, and representatives from Illinois Department of Transportation.