Discussion related to commuter rail and rapid transit operations in the Chicago area including the South Shore Line, Metra Rail, and Chicago Transit Authority.

Moderators: metraRI, JamesT4

  by ctagrayline
The Regional Planning Board will be hosting a Walkable Communities Workshop on May 18th, 2006, in the vicinity of the 71st & Stony Island Metra Electric Station: http://www.rpbchicago.org

The Gray Line Project will be a particpant: http://www.tinyurl.com/cwx8v

The public is invited, more detailed time and location information will be posted when it becomes available.

The Gray Line will also be a Poster Exibitor at the Transport Chicago Conference on June 2, 2006 at the Illinois Institute of Technology; the public is invited, please plan to attend: http://www.transportchicago.org
  by ctagrayline
CATS (the Chicago Area Transportation Study) invites you to it's Walkable Communities Workshops running May 15th to 22nd, 2006.

Workshop information is available
in PDF format on CATS website at:
http://www.catsmpo.com/announcements.htm or
The May 18th South Shore Workshop will be at the ABJ Community Services Center at 1818 E. 71st St, registration starts at 1 pm and the workshop will run until 5 pm.

While the Gray Line is not part of the Program Agenda of the South Shore Workshop; there will be many question and answer periods, and a walking tour of the 71st & Stony Island area.

During those times I have been invited by CATS to describe and demonstrate how the Gray Line would operate, answer questions and criticisms, and distribute project literature: http://tinyurl.com/8j9ey

Please reply with any comments or suggestions on how to make this a more profitable event for the South Shore community; and please plan to attend and participate if you can.

Mike Payne