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November 20, 2013

Chicago Transit offers first look at new Red Line terminal

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 10, 2013

Chicago Transit awards Red Line contract

The award includes 30% Disadvantaged Business Enterprise participation.


April 30, 2013

Chicago adds Red Line trip planner

Release in preparation for upcoming project that will completely rebuild the tracks and improve stations over a 10-mile stretch.


April 9, 2013

CTA investing $20M in rail improvements

Will enable Green Line tracks and stations to accommodate additional trains during the Red Line South reconstruction — a $425 million initiative that will completely rebuild the Red Line between Cermak/Chinatown and 95th Street over a five-month period beginning May 19.


April 3, 2013

Chicago to upgrade rail system's wireless network

Issued RFI bid to solicit responses from companies to determine the feasibility of implementing a modern cellular infrastructure system in the 11.4 miles of CTA’s Red and Blue line tunnels and underground facilities.


March 6, 2013

Md. Red Line receives FTA Record of Decision

This step makes the first major expansion of the Baltimore region’s transit network since the early 1990’s eligible for future federal approvals and funding.


February 22, 2013

Chicago Transit to add 700 positions

The new customer service assistant positions will aid rail station customers in a variety of ways, from answering questions and helping customers with disabilities to handling or reporting problems with station equipment and facilities.


November 29, 2012

CTA rehabbed Red Line station to open

Stations along the north Red Line are some of the oldest on the system, with most being built in the early 1900s and in need of being rebuilt from the ground up.


November 16, 2012

CTA awards another Red Line contract

The project, which begins in spring 2013, will completely rebuild the 43-year-old Red Line South — including all track, ties, ballast and drainage systems — from Cermak-Chinatown to 95th Street.


June 28, 2011

FTA greenlights Maryland MTA’s Red Line

The light rail line, expected to be completed in 2020, will carry 57,000 riders per day in 2030 and cost approximately $1.8 billion in Year 2010 dollars. Accounting for inflation, the cost is approximately $2.2 billion.


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