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Madison Council wants Downtown Amtrak site

Madison Council wants Downtown Amtrak site

Dean Mosiman | 608-252-6141 | dmosiman@madison.com

Clearly and strongly, the Madison City Council on Tuesday demanded a key role in selecting the location for a new Amtrak station and endorsed three Downtown sites — the Kohl Center, Monona Terrace, and a site at First Street and West Washington Avenue called Yahara Station — while strongly snubbing an airport site.

“In the next 18 to 24 months, we’re going to have a station,” said Ald. Bridget Maniaci, 2nd District. “This is going to be the next big issue in the next weeks and months.”

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