WBEZ | runway expansion http://www.wbez.org/tags/runway-expansion Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Mayor Daley's final push for O'Hare expansion http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-04-18/mayor-daleys-final-push-ohare-expansion-85326 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org//segment/photo/2011-April/2011-04-18/Daley OHare expansion.JPG" alt="" /><p><p>His days in office are winding down but Mayor Daley continues to push his plans for O’Hare International Airport. A recent trip to China reignited his ideas for a high speed train to take commuters from the airport to the city. Daley has been behind expansion since the early '90s – despite ongoing controversy.<br> <br> To find out more about the history of the project and what it means for the mayor’s legacy, <em>Eight Forty-Eight</em> spoke to <a href="http://las.depaul.edu/sps/about/ourfacultystaff/FullTimeFaculty/schwieterman.asp" target="_blank">Joseph Schwieterman</a>, a professor of public service management at DePaul University and an authority on the economics of urban transportation.</p><p><em>Music Button: The Echocentrics, "Crescent Sun", from the CD Sunshadows, (Ubiquity) </em></p></p> Mon, 18 Apr 2011 14:32:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-04-18/mayor-daleys-final-push-ohare-expansion-85326