Thursday, June 2, 2011

Evaluating Transit Station Infill Options

How does the community and transit decision-makers go about selecting from among several viable alternatives for adding infill stations to an existing rapid transit line, in established close-in suburban neighborhoods? To this end, the Public Transit Bug has blogged about tonight's public meeting for CTA Yellow Line Infill Stations and put forth an excellent analysis of the three optional stations being considered, using GIS tools and a dose of common sense. We offer our comments as well.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Comments on 2035 Vision Plan for Chicago Rail Transit

Brian over at Public Transit Bug has offered some excellent comments on the updated 2035 Vision Plan for Chicago Rail Transit. You can also find our follow-up responses in the comments section of that blog/post.