Officials Announce $75M For Chicago Train ExtensionChicago Transit Authority officials have approved a capital plan that includes $75 million in funding for an extension of major train line.
CPS Won't Offer 1-Year Extension To Teachers’ ContractThursday, April 30, was the last day the cash-strapped and shaken school district could offer the extension permitted in the teachers’ current contract
Tollway Boss: Route 53 Extension Not A Done DealKristi LaFleur acknowledges the original estimated price tag for the Northern extension of Route 53 is nearly $3 billion.
Far South Side Residents Endorse Red Line Extension The CTA has an ambitious proposal in the works: extending the Red Line from 95th Street south to 130th, with four stops along the way. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
CTA Still Examining Three Options To Extend Red Line SouthThe CTA says, contrary to published reports, it has NOT narrowed to two the list of potential routes for a Red Line extension to 130th Street. Nor is it in a position to move ahead with construction.
NIU Extends Contract Of Football Coach Rod CareyNIU made the announcement Friday and said Rod Carey’s salary will be increased for 2014.
Madigan Seeks Extension On Concealed Carry AppealIllinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan asked the U.S. Supreme Court Monday for more time to decide whether to appeal a court's ruling that the state's ban on the public possession of firearms is unconstitutional.
Metra Mulls Extension To Oswego, Outside RTA Service AreaMetra doesn't have enough money to fix what's breaking, But that's not stopping the commuter rail agency from studying a possible extension in the far southwest suburbs.
Emanuel: Red Line Will Be Upgraded Now, Extended LaterIf you're wondering why the $1 billion plan to remake part of the CTA does not include Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s desire to extend the Red Line five miles south, officials say $1 billion is hardly enough for that project.
Durbin Announces Federal Funds For CTA Red Line UpgradesU.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) on Monday announced federal funds geared toward upgrading the Loyola CTA Red Line station in Rogers Park, as well as modernizing and extending the line in the future.
First Day For Claypool As CTA PresidentNot only is this the day Rahm Emanuel is sworn in as mayor – it is also the first day on the job for his hand-picked Chicago Transit Authority president, Forrest Claypool.
Wind Turbine Prohibition Continues In LibertyvilleNorth suburban Libertyville trustees have extended the moratorium on the construction, installation and operation of wind turbines for a fourth six-month extension.
Mass Transit Planned For Elgin-O'Hare ExtensionPlanning continues to extend the Elgin-O'Hare Expressway to the western edge of the expanded O'Hare International Airport, and mass transit is a component.
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