Posts tagged "chicago transportation"

Why Can't I Go with I-GO

Why Can't I Go with I-GO
On May 18, 2013, the Chicago Transit Authority(CTA) shut down the Southside branch of the Red Line transit system. Train stations from 22nd Street to 95th Street will be closed for approximately 5-6 months to complete repairs to the tracks. There has been a lot of debate why this work is just now taking place... Read more »

Who is the Church Suppose to Help: The Community or Itself

Who is the Church Suppose to Help: The Community or Itself
Talking about religion or more specifically a church is consider taboo but in this case it’s necessary. This past Monday evening I attended the Park Manor Neighbors Community Council (PMNCC) monthly meeting. There was a full agenda, but most of the 100+ attendees came out for one issue. Only through communication through PMNCC were they... Read more »

How Much are the 79th Street Station Naming Rights Worth

How Much are the 79th Street Station Naming Rights Worth
JP over at The Sixth Ward Blog discussed this last week via a story at Curbed Chicago. It was a question I discussed a while back. It appears that CTA has decided that the stations with the highest ridership have the potential to become cash registers. The partnership with Apple at the North Ave./Clybourn station... Read more »
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6th Ward Public Forum On Transit Safety And Investments On The Southside

6th Ward Public Forum On Transit Safety And Investments On The Southside
Please join Alderman Roderick T. Sawyer for a 6th Ward meeting focusing on our transit cooridors on the South Side of Chicago. Alderman Sawyer believes that strong transit corridors are necessary to stabilize our neighborhoods and is seeking public discussion on how the community has interacted with the transit system. Saturday, February 25, 2012 10... Read more »