What Your Commute Could Look Like In 2019

A Chicago Transit Authority Green Line train travels West away from downtown Chicago, Thursday, March 23, 2017, in Chicago. Census data shows the Chicago region has lost more residents than any other U.S. metropolitan area, a drop that comes as other Midwestern cities lost population and South and Southwest parts of the country saw gains.
A Chicago Transit Authority Green Line train travels West away from downtown Chicago in March. AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast
A Chicago Transit Authority Green Line train travels West away from downtown Chicago, Thursday, March 23, 2017, in Chicago. Census data shows the Chicago region has lost more residents than any other U.S. metropolitan area, a drop that comes as other Midwestern cities lost population and South and Southwest parts of the country saw gains.
A Chicago Transit Authority Green Line train travels West away from downtown Chicago in March. AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast

What Your Commute Could Look Like In 2019

The Chicago Transit Authority announced Thursday that the $43 million renovation of the Garfield Green Line stop has been completed. And just last week, the city opened the north terminal of the busy 95th Street Red Line Stop, marking the end of a $280-million renovation that was the most expensive in CTA’s history.

But the city has plenty of more plans for your commute in 2019.

Morning Shift breaks down the latest Chicago-area transportation initiatives.

GUESTS: Mary Wisniewski, Chicago Tribune transportation reporter

Sam Kling, Fellow at the Chicago Council of Global Affairs, focusing on transportation and public spaces in global cities

LEARN MORE: Here’s what will mess with your commute in 2019 (Chicago Tribune 12/31/19)

CTA’s $43 million Garfield Green Line station project completed (Chicago Tribune 1/10/19)

CTA completes 95th Street Red Line station — most costly in agency history (Chicago Tribune 1/4/19)

Coming to downtown Blue Line subway stops: Free Wi-Fi (Crain’s 1/10/19)