June 24, 2014
According to transportation officials, it's taking "longer than expected to complete the design" of the project and consult with building owners and stakeholders.
May 27, 2014
The increases are the result of Mayor Rahm Emanuel and CTA President Forrest Claypool’s focused efforts to promote and expand the hiring of veterans.
February 26, 2014
Announced in December 2013, Your New Blue includes a number of track and station improvement projects along the 12.5-mile stretch of the O’Hare Branch between the Grand and O’Hare stations.
February 12, 2014
The station work is part of the $492 million "Your New Blue" plan announced in December — the largest comprehensive investment for the Blue Line since 1984.
January 8, 2014
The project includes improving station and platform lighting; installing additional security cameras and CTA Bus and Train Tracker displays and making repairs to the station platform canopy.
December 5, 2013
The $492 million plan, called “Your New Blue,” includes several track and station improvement projects along a 12.5-mile stretch of the Blue Line O’Hare Branch between the Grand and Cumberland stations
November 20, 2013
The $240 million reconstruction project, slated to begin in spring 2014, will create a facility that will serve as a community focal point and an anchor for economic opportunity on Chicago’s South Side.
October 1, 2013
Mayor Rahm Emanuel was the featured speaker at APTA’s 2013 Annual Meeting Opening General Session on Monday.
August 30, 2013
The $50 million station is part of $92 million in overall transportation investments.
August 15, 2013
Among announcements are overhaul of 3200-series railcars and $15.7 million of city tax-increment financing funds to make the historic Quincy station accessible to customers with disabilities.
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