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Steve Hymon

Subway planners look ahead

I had the chance to sit in this morning with the subway planning team at Metro. It was the first time the entire team had gathered since Thursday, when the Metro Board of Directors approved the staff recommendation to build the Westside Subway Extension on an alignment mostly along Wilshire [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Jim Watkins, via Flickr Looks like it was a beautiful fall day in Evanston, where this image of the Chicago El — here running at street level (gasp!) — was taken on Sunday. To submit a photo or photos of something transportation-related, post them to Metro’s Flickr group [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo from the Metro Transportation Library and Archive’s photostream on Flickr With all the hub-bub last week about the selection of a route for the Westside Subway Extension, I thought this might be a good day to post a photo of the original Red Line construction. Here’s a link to [continue reading]