Posts in category "Rail line expansion"
Those nutty House Republicans are at it again. This time they are trying to eliminate guaranteed funding for transit agencies by taking away their allocation of gas taxes. The Midwest High Speed Rail Association summed it up just about how I would, so I will let them do the talking: “Don’t own a car?! Don’t... Read more »
Perhaps you are a fan of high speed rail? Or maybe you love A&E’s Mad Men television series. Or maybe both. If you’re one of the above or just like well-done propaganda pitches, you’ve got to watch two Mad Men discuss ways to sell the benefits of high-speed trains the to public. President Obama could... Read more »
True rail enthusiasts and train buffs in general will jump at the chance to ride nearly every CTA train line on the CTA’s oldest cars in revenue service — the 2200-series cars built in 1969-70. You’ll get that chance at 9 am on Sunday, March 28, starting at the Rosemont/River Road station on the Blue... Read more »
If you’re near a radio at 12:15 pm today, tune into WGN Radio (720 AM) to hear your CTA Tattler talk with Bob Sirott about extending the CTA rail lines, and other CTA topics. If possible, I’ll post a link later.
Over the last two months, the CTA held a series of public meetings to announce what’s called the “locally preferred alternatives” for expansions of the Orange, Red and Yellow lines. These meetings were another step in the federally mandated process to get federal dollars for such expansion projects. Here are the recommended expansion alternatives. Orange... Read more »
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