Q&A: Bettendorf Mayor Bob Gallagher comments on railroad merger

Bob Gallagher
Bettendorf Mayor Bob Gallagher gives the State of the City Address on Wednesday, March 9, at the downtown Waterfront Convention Center. CREDIT DAVE THOMPSON

With the battle still brewing locally and regionally over the merger of the Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern railways, one city has jumped aboard the train expansion. Bettendorf’s city council voted July 5 to accept a $3 million settlement from the railway to help cover the cost of creating “Quiet Zones” at the railroad […]

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