IL: 4-Year, $492M Blue Line Project Announced
The CTA is promising faster trips between downtown and O'Hare International Airport on the Blue Line after a four-year modernization project was announced Thursday morning. The $492 million project will include improvements to the tracks, station houses, signals and power supply. A combination of federal, state and local funds will be tapped to pay for the project, but today, only $86 million in state funding was announced. By eliminating slow zones and allowing trains to operate at top...