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Loyola El station to be remodeled this summer:

Loyola El station to be remodeled this summer: McDonald’s and Harris Bank slated for demolition in plans for plaza: After nearly five years of planning, the renovation of the Loyola Red Line El station is scheduled to begin in late May, according to university officials. Construction will begin shortly after Loyola's commencement ceremonies. In a related project, the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) announced possible future plans to make Loyola a Red/Purple Line transfer station. Read the Loyola Phoenix Story Here
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Posted on February 16, 2012

Snow Parking Ban

Snow Parking Ban There are two different parking bans that are in effect from Dec 1 - Apr 1. In some areas the parking bans are only in effect when snow is over two inches deep. Keep in mind there are streets in the city (map here) where parking overnight, from 3-7 a.m., is prohibited regardless of snow.
Posted on December 07, 2011

Residents React to Participatory Budgeting Year 2


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Posted on May 16, 2011

Rogers Park Riled Up over CTA Red Line Renovation Plan

Rogers Park Riled Up over CTA Red Line Renovation Plan By Bob Spoerl for rogerspark.com Many Rogers Park residents are up in arms over the CTA’s new modernization plan. While it’s intended to push the city’s Northern Red Line and Purple Line ahead into the 21st century, and build a sleeker, faster train system, some residents strongly oppose a specific part of the CTA plan: closing the Red Line stop before Howard.
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Posted on January 29, 2011

CTA considers closing stops on north lines - Jarvis at risk?

The Chicago Transit Authority is considering several options for how to modernize its century-old Red and Purple Lines on Chicago’s North Side and in Evanston, and this week officials revealed that some of those options would involve closing stations. In their stead, new entrances would be added to nearby stations. “You would still have a station that would serve that area,” said CTA spokesman Sheila Gregory. “It would just be sort of reconfigured for modern times.” Gregory says fewer stations could also reduce travel times. Read the entire story on wbez.org
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Posted on January 25, 2011

The Recyclery Collective - 2011 Bike Repair Classes

The Recyclery Collective - 2011 Bike Repair Classes Learn bicycle maintenance at The Recyclery Collective, a nonprofit bicycle shop. Payment is sliding scale to make classes affordable to those with limited income. Register at the recyclery.org to save your spot.
Posted on December 15, 2010

CTA authorizes spending $550 million on 406 new rail cars; $674 million total buy

I admit it. I'm suffering from CTA service cuts burnout. So it was great that the CTA board met Wednesday and acted on a couple topics near and dear to my heart -- the new train cars and CTA safety. Next week we'll discuss safety. MORE HERE
Posted on February 11, 2010

Redline North Vision Planning Meeting

Join your neighbors and elected officials to discuss renovations and planning at Loyola, Morse, Jarvis and Howard St stations. Monday Nov. 30th
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Posted on November 25, 2009

Loyola Energy Survey

Is there a way to keep people from using excess fossil fuels on a daily basis in Rogers Park? The lack of public transit options for members of the community reduces their options for and accessibility to destinations close to their home. This project directly influences the community of Rogers Park in giving residents a chance to voice their opinion about the current transportation infrastructure available.
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Posted on October 29, 2009

Transition Rogers Park

Transition Rogers Park Chicago held its first visioning session on June 20, 2009. The ideas generated through interactive, participatory exercises will seed working groups in the areas of community, food, reskilling, transportation and local commerce as "Rogers Parkers" work to build a community that is resilient to the challenges ahead, including climate change, peak oil and the economy. It's a start, and there's more to come. Visit http://www.transitionrogerspark.org to learn more.
Posted on September 17, 2009

Sheridan Road Resurfacing Begins

The Alderman's office is reporting that work has begun on a complete resurfacing of Sheridan Road from the Evanston border south to Devon Avenue. The work will also include repairs to curbs and gutters and sewer and water mains where needed.
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Posted on July 24, 2009

Pedal Party in the Park

Pedal Party in the Park Alderman Joe Moore’s 49th Ward Bicycle Day Pedal Party in the Park Touhy Park- 7348 N. Paulina Saturday-July 11-2009
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Posted on July 05, 2009

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