Breaking Down CTA’s Only Public Hearing On Red Line Expansion

95th Street Terminal
CTA finalizes design for new signature 95th Street Terminal now under construction; Agency prepares for launch of expanded South Side bus service. Renderings courtesy of the Chicago Transit Authority
95th Street Terminal
CTA finalizes design for new signature 95th Street Terminal now under construction; Agency prepares for launch of expanded South Side bus service. Renderings courtesy of the Chicago Transit Authority

Breaking Down CTA’s Only Public Hearing On Red Line Expansion

The Chicago Transportation Authority announced this fall that it will expand the Red Line from 95th Street to 130th Street, a move that will bring train transit to tens of thousands of Chicago residents for the first time. The build-out is estimated to take 10 years to complete and cost $2.3 billion. 

Morning Shift talks to LaRisa Lynch, a journalist covering transportation, jobs and the economy for the Chicago Reporter, about Tuesday night’s public hearing on the project, which was held in Roseland on the far South Side.