Breaking News Bar
updated: 4/8/2014 7:11 PM

RTA funding Rosemont transit study

hello
Success - Article sent! close
 
Submitted by RTA

The Regional Transportation Authority board has approved a $250,000 study to improve access to Rosemont's CTA Blue Line station and assess the potential for transit-oriented development on adjacent land. The funding is $200,000 in federal dollars and $50,000 from the RTA.

The Rosemont Blue Line station is one of the top transfer points for reverse commuters, serving approximately 6,000 people a day, many going to Rosemont's offices, hotels, and convention and entertainment centers.

Order Reprint Print Article
 
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Success - request sent close

"In the three decades since the Rosemont Blue Line stop was built, we have had unbelievable growth," said Rosemont Mayor Brad Stephens. The village is already working with Pace to expand service significantly, he said.

The study will look at current land uses and parking at the Rosemont Blue Line station, and come up with strategies to better meet the needs of transit users while strengthening connections to local development. It will build on improvements underway for Pace express bus service as part of the I-90 widening project.

Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.
    help here