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New station at Wilson confirmed; here's what it might include

New station at Wilson confirmed; here's what it might include
The CTA last week confirmed the basic details of a new express-transfer station at Wilson on the Red Line. It’s in the design stage now, with construction to begin in 2013. Mayor Rahm Emanuel tipped the project at an August 14 press conference celebrating recent ridership gains, promising that the station would be “spectacular.” CTA... Read more »

New RTA chair; new life for O'Hare express?

John Gates Jr., the newly appointed chairman of the RTA, is saying all the right things so far: Move past the city-suburban factionalism and partisan politics. Develop more private-public partnerships in transit. And operationally, finding a top notch RTA executive director to replace Steve Schlickman, who retires in October. We’ll give Gates some time to... Read more »