Mayor Rahm Emanuel and CTA president Dorval R. Carter Jr. were on hand to announce the beginning of work at the busy station in Washington Park.
Ridership on the L is falling, CTA figures show — a decline one expert attributes to “a perfect storm” of factors including ride-sharing competition.
“I’m really not that concerned that there are not a bunch of similar projects already built. If that were the case, nothing new would ever get done.”
Musk said he envisions no problem at all attracting enough riders to have a one-way fare of $20 to $25 cover daily operating costs.
Lofty schemes are common — circulator trams, monorails, floating island airports. They never happen because announcements are easy; building is hard.
“If you’re drilling, there’s definitely gonna be costs, environmental impacts …” said Ald. Scott Waguespack. “You can’t drill in a vacuum.”
The 2018 Explorer received the worst ratings overall in crash tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
The yearly “bare-as-you-dare” event highlights body positivity and freedom from oil as its focal points.
Extended ramp closures are scheduled to begin Sunday to and from the Kennedy Expressway for ongoing Monroe Street bridge construction.
During the week of June 18, City Hall plans to issue a “request for qualifications” for LEAD Architectural Design Services for the massive project.
Motorists driving on the streets of Chicago struck and killed eighteen pedestrians during the first four months of this year, nine of them in April.
Metra announced Tuesday a special roundtrip pass that is now available for the 2018 Ravinia Festival in north suburban Highland Park.
“Our officers were out and looked in the river multiple days,” CPD spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said. “It’s just an unspeakable tragedy.”
MAP: Where construction stands for pedestrians, cyclists. See the progress along the 18-mile foot-and-bike trail.
Sposato said he’s “five minutes away” from O’Hare and gets along well with Aviation Commissioner Ginger Evans, a frequent target of Chicago aldermen.