PEOTONE, Ill. (CBS) — The latest Illiana Expressway proposals go before the public Tuesday and Wednesday night in Illinois and Northwest Indiana. As WBBM Newsradio’s Bernie Tafoya reports, the Illinois and Indiana transportation departments will […]
CTA officials have been working hard behind the scenes to have some answers to placate South Side Red Line riders when two public hearings take place next week on the reconstruction project, and its scheduled five month shutdown.
Metra Thursday night wrapped up eight public hearings in two days on the largest fare increase in the agency’s history.
Riders told Metra’s chief executive officer at a public hearing in Homewood on Wednesday that the fare increases the agency has proposed are too much.
Public hearings are expected to start Wednesday night on re-mapping Chicago’s 50 aldermanic wards.
The largest union representing state of Illinois employees is suggesting that the state is trying to ram through public hearings on facility closures that will lead to numerous layoffs.
The controversial plan met little opposition at one of the hearings, in Geneva. In fact, the testimony was dominated by the contractors and engineering firms who support it.
Illinois Tollway officials say the public will get its chance to sound off on proposals to raise the tolls to help fund a $12 billion capital construction plan.
Public hearings begin this week on plans by the Chicago Public Schools to close and consolidate a number of schools.
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