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Chicago is home to worst traffic bottleneck in U.S.: study
Chicago came in tops in the nation again Monday — but not for anything its residents want to brag about. A new study identified a 12-mile stretch of mostly the Kennedy Expressway — from Nagle through the Edens Junction past the Jane Byrne Interchange to Roosevelt Road — as the worst bottleneck in the nation.
CNT's Jackie Grimshaw, head of the Transit Future campaign to expand mass transit in the Chicago area, said extending the CTA Blue line northward to Schaumburg could convert some Kennedy drivers into transit riders and bring some relief. “The answer is not roadways, it’s alternative ways of transportation,” Grimshaw said.View Story
Now is the Time to Fund Cook County’s Transit Future
Transit Future is a vision of a more livable, economically competitive, and environmentally sustainable Cook County built on a public transportation system that works for everyone. Congressman Mike Quigley joined us to share his support for expanding transit.