There are two Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Blue Line service changes starting Fri., Feb. 28 and ending Sun., Mar. 2.
The Jackson Stations' upper level transfer tunnel between the Adams-Jackson mezzanines of the Jackson Red and Blue line stations will be temporarily closed from Fri,, Feb. 28, from 9 p.m. to Sat,, Mar 1, at 5 a.m.
Named Your New Blue, the Chicago Transit Authority's (CTA) Blue Line O'Hare branch $492 million project is to take four years, beginning with work starting in March. A community meeting will be held in the Logan Square Library, 3030 W. Fullerton, on Thurs., Mar. 6, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting includes both Aldermen, 32nd Ward Scott Waguespack and 1st Ward Proco "Joe" Moreno as well as CTA representatives.
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) received over 1,100 responses about the proposed Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) on Ashland Ave., according to Lambrini Lukidis, CTA media representative. Results will not be available until spring.
People filling out response comment cards at the CTA's Pulaski Park Public Meeting
"We have possibly hurt ourselves by talking about this project [Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) on Ashland] for too long," said Peter Skosey, Executive Vice President of the Metropolitan Planning Council on WTTW's "Chicago Tonight,"
What will the impact really be for hundreds of thousands of people not only along the route but also commercial and residential sites east and west of the route, if the Ashland-BRT goes in as recommended? Is that addressed in the 1,600-page Environmental Assessment report?
With the release of the long awaited Environmental Assessment for the Ashland Rapid BusTransit (BRT) system, the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) and Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) announce Dec. 10 and 11 as the dates for two public meetings.
The train, that rammed the Blue Line train at 7:44 a.m. stopped at the Harlem station (Forest Park), consisted of two "good" cars and two that were to be repaired in Niles. It had no personnel on board.
Chicago began its Automated Speed Enforcement (ASE) program on Mon., Aug. 26, to increase safety, reduce speeding and fund critical safety programs. A test went on line, producing warnings to speeding drivers
Looking south at beginning point of proposed BRT Phase I--Ashland and Cortland
In the last two weeks, the subject of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) on Ashland Ave. had residents, business owners and organizational people polarized on both ends of the subject with others trying to wrap their mind around the idea.
According to Kent Rowey in the New York Times' DealBook, The "Chicago Metered Parking System is considered one of the world’s best." It is a perfect example of how public-private partnerships can solve the fiscal problems of cities.
Divvy stations were installed in 75 sites this week. Friday, June 28, the bikes were distributed. Two locations in our area are on Pierce at Damen in Wicker Park as well as by East Village's Wells High School on the August side.
With the intent to have City vehicle sticker expiration dates on a 6-month separation from the State license sticker expiration date, this is the last cycle for the expiration of City and State vehicle stickers on the same day.
While this June 30 is the expiration date for Chicago vehicle stickers and Illinois vehicle license plate stickers, in 2014 the City sticker will renew 6 months from your State license plate sticker.
While the selection of Ashland Ave. by The Chicago Dept. of Transportation (CDOT) and Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), for Chicago's third Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) route sounds exciting, the devil is in the details.