Regional Connector

Digging the Chicago subway

Streamlining Chicago (1940) from WBEZ on Vimeo. Hat tip to Source reader Todd Markle for sending over this story from the WBEZ website in Chicago about the city getting its first subway. The above is a film made in 1940 to promote Chicago’s subway and freeway (ahem, expressway) plan. There’s [continue reading]

Reminder: supplemental draft EIR for Regional Connector available for public review

  The refinements in the report involve the alignment of the proposed tunnels through Little Tokyo. The memo from the project team: Metro is currently circulating the Supplemental Environmental Assessment/Recirculated Sections of the Draft Environmental Impact Report (Supplemental EA/Recirculated Draft EIR Sections) presenting information on the refinements to the Locally [continue reading]