Topic : Red Line construction

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IndyGo releases Red Line BRT construction bid package

Management & Operations| August 31, 2017

The Red Line, is planned to open for service in spring 2019, will stretch 13 miles from Broad Ripple to the University of Indianapolis.

Chicago Transit closes $79M TIFIA loan

Bus| May 1, 2014
As part of the CTA 2013-2017 Capital Improvement Plan, the 9.4 mile Dan Ryan Branch of the CTA Red Line is being fully reconstructed. Improvements to the terminal will mean better bus and rail connections and reduced travel congestion and delays.
Bus| November 14, 2013

Chicago transit 2014 budget freezes fares, preserves service

The $1.38 billion budget includes efficiency reforms and 1,000 new customer-facing jobs. This is the third consecutive budget that preserves capital investment in the transit system without diverting capital funds to balance the operating budget, a past practice that stunted critical infrastructure projects.
Rail| November 13, 2013

CTA unveils renovated Loyola Red Line station

The collaborative $17 million project included station and track infrastructure upgrades, a reconfigured pedestrian crossing and a new open-air community plaza adjacent to the station.
Bus| September 30, 2013

Chicago Transit Authority enhances customer service with new initiatives

The agency operates the nation’s second largest public transportation system. On an average weekday, 1.6 million rides are taken on the system.
Rail| August 28, 2013

Chicago transit taps PB for rail construction, debuts ‘Train Tracker’ screens

The first projects authorized under the contract with Parsons Brinckerhoff are the south Red Line track renewal and station improvements projects, with construction costs of $220 million and $44 million, respectively.
Rail| July 17, 2013

CTA's Red Line reconstruction project creates 1,000-plus jobs

The CTA's Red Line South Reconstruction Project is helping to boost the local economy and support businesses on Chicago's South Side and throughout the region. It's also creating training opportunities for those who may not ever work on the project. Kiewit Corporation, the primary contractor, has created its "Building Tomorrow's Workforce" program in an effort to create a pool of qualified individuals from which it may select employees in the future.

Management & Operations| July 11, 2013

90% using alternative Chicago Red Line services

The CTA recently completed an analysis of ridership trends of customers whose commute was affected by the Red Line South Reconstruction Project, a $425 million rebuilding of 10.2 miles of tracks and refurbishment of eight stations along the route.
Rail| July 3, 2013

Chicago Red Line project making progress

Reconstruction project is among more than $1 billion in investment Mayor Emanuel has directed to improving the Red Line, the backbone of the CTA rail system, providing more than one-third of rail ridership.
Management & Operations| May 21, 2013

Chicago Transit begins $425M Red Line project

The reconstruction will speed up round-trips between 95th Street and downtown and provide South Side customers with a smoother ride and fewer service interruptions through better reliability and on-time performance.
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