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Red Line Extension


The Red Line Extension will add 5.3 miles to the CTA’s fastest and busiest train route, extending it from 95th Street to 130th. Fast, frequent rail service would connect residents of Chicago’s Far South Side to hundreds of thousands of jobs in the Loop and North Side. This project would also allow CTA and Pace to streamline bus service on the South Side and has been identified as part of the region’s current long-range plan, GO TO 2040.

For even more information about the Red Line Extension, check out this post on the ActiveTrans Blog (published as part of Transit Future’s 5 Lines, 10 Weeks initiative).


Click on the image above for a printer-friendly Red Line South Extension poster

External Documents and Research on the Red Line Extension:

Red Line Extension Updates (Chicago Transit Authority, Ongoing)

Red Line Extension Environmental Impact Statement (Chicago Transit Authority, Forthcoming)

CMAP GO TO 2040 (Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning, 2010)

Red Line Extension Scoping Report [PDF] (Chicago Transit Authority, 2009)

Red Line Extension Alternatives Analysis [PDF] (Chicago Transit Authority, 2009)

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