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Residents want an end to “slave ships on wheels”

Published on April 22, 2011 By admin

Study looks at transit improvements for lakefront, southeast side communities by La Risa Lynch Eric Kitrel swore off riding the 79th Street bus. His decision came after being crammed on the south side bus when his car broke down. He described the bus route as infrequent, overcrowded with long wait times. “It is a slave [...]

Gov. Quinn signs law boosting mass transit in southeast suburbs

Published on March 8, 2011 By admin

New transit district will connect 20 southeast suburbs Governor Pat Quinn was joined Monday by southeast suburban officials to sign House Bill 1644, which establishes the Southeast Commuter Rail Transit District. The new district will give local officials the tools they need to help build the SouthEast Service Line, a proposed Metra line connecting nearly [...]