The economic stimulus funds will be seen in the redevelopment of DUS. You can see all the details here.
While Amtrak is a long way from system expansion, even a second frequency would be very welcomed. That might be a schedule to accommodate a restored Pioneer which might connect with an Omaha-Des Moines-Chicago service.
The Montana restoration referenced below is getting a lot of discussion. While the Pioneer and Sunset are way ahead of it on the priority list, there are good reaons to consider this as rail transit grows in the public mind.