Archive For The “Transportation” Category

Pat Dowell Announces Candidacy for Illinois Secretary of  State 

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Pat Dowell Announces Candidacy for Illinois Secretary of  State 

Pat Dowell Announces Candidacy for Illinois Secretary of  State  Pat Dowell,  Alderman and Committeeman of Chicago’s Third Ward, announced her candidacy for Illinois Secretary of State this week. “As a committed public servant, helping and serving people has always been my top priority,” said Dowell. “My singular goal of this office is to provide the residents…

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Newman convenes transit leaders as part of Biden’s American Jobs Plan

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Newman convenes transit leaders as part of Biden’s American Jobs Plan

Newman convenes transit leaders as part of Biden’s American Jobs Plan Convening of Chicagoland transportation leaders comes as Congress moves forward with passing President Biden’s American Jobs Plan, a historic investment that will create millions of good jobs and rebuild our country’s infrastructure U.S. Representative Marie Newman (D-IL) on Tuesday convened Chicagoland area transit leaders…

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Illinois Tollway wins Excellence Award for snow, Ice control

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Illinois Tollway wins Excellence Award for snow, Ice control

Illinois Tollway wins Excellence Award for snow, Ice control Illinois Tollway wins Excellence Award for snow, Ice control from the American public Works Association. Illinois Tollway is one of only three agencies honored In recognition of its outstanding work during winter storms to keep customers safe and roads clear, the Illinois Tollway has received the 2021…

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Nothing Fair about the so-called “Fair Tax”

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Nothing Fair about the so-called “Fair Tax”

Nothing Fair about the so-called “Fair Tax” When you have to label something as “Fair,” it usually means that it is lacking that quality. There is nothing “fair” about the Fair Tax. Have you ever known government to end a “temporary” tax, or return tax money that has been collected for special time-length projects like…

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Orland Township to House New Secretary of State Facility

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Orland Township to House New Secretary of State Facility

Orland Township to House New Secretary of State Facility Popular Secretary of State Driver services to remain in south suburbs in Orland Park Orland Township has reached an agreement with the Illinois Secretary of State’s Office to have a Driver’s Service facility in the Township building located at 14807 S. Ravinia Ave., Orland Park, according to…

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Mile Long Bridge beam delivery continues in May on Central Tri-State (I-294) project

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Mile Long Bridge beam delivery continues in May on Central Tri-State (I-294) project

Mile Long Bridge beam delivery continues in May on Central Tri-State (I-294) project Beam deliveries escorted by State Police will impact travel on I-90, I-290, I-355, I-80, I-57 and I-294 Transport and delivery of bridge beams will continue in May for the Illinois Tollway’s new northbound Mile Long Bridge on the Central Tri-State Tollway (I-294)…

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Quinn ordinances reduces Chicago Vehicle Sticker costs for seniors

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Quinn ordinances reduces Chicago Vehicle Sticker costs for seniors

Quinn ordinances reduces Chicago Vehicle Sticker costs for seniors Chicago Alderman sponsored an ordinance in the City Council that reduces the costs of certain vehicle stickers for senior citizens. The ordinance was approved by the Chicago City Council and applies to vehicle stickers owned by seniors for trucks and large vans. Last year, Chicago Alderman…

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Pritzker joins Federal, State and Local Leaders to break ground on next phase of Springfield Rail

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Pritzker joins Federal, State and Local Leaders to break ground on next phase of Springfield Rail

Pritzker joins Federal, State and Local Leaders to break ground on next phase of Springfield Rail Rebuild Illinois Invests $122 Million to Complete Springfield Rail Improvement Project Governor JB Pritzker was joined by federal, state and local leaders to announce the next phase of the Springfield Rail Improvements Project and break ground on the construction…

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Illinois Tollway urges motorists not to use mobile devices

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Illinois Tollway urges motorists not to use mobile devices

Illinois Tollway urges motorists not to use mobile devices More than 9.5 million vehicles expected on the Tollway system over Fourth of July holiday The Illinois Tollway encourages drivers to make safety a top priority this Fourth of July holiday by avoiding distracted driving and to remember that, effective July 1, the use of any…

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RTA rolls out Summer Campaign, encourages riders to show “We Can All Agree on Transit”

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RTA rolls out Summer Campaign, encourages riders to show “We Can All Agree on Transit”

RTA rolls out Summer Campaign, encourages riders to show “We Can All Agree on Transit” This summer the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) of northeastern Illinois is launching a unifying marketing campaign to focus on the benefits of riding transit. The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Metra and Pace provide two million rides each weekday and riders…

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Abele and Milwaukee County will make Bradford Beach “accessible.”

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Abele and Milwaukee County will make Bradford Beach “accessible.”

Abele and Milwaukee County will make Bradford Beach “accessible.” County Executive Chris Abele Monday June 3, 2019 joined Milwaukee County Parks, The Ability Center and community advocates to unveil plans to make Bradford Beach accessible for people with disabilities. Ramp Up, which is targeting a $100,000 fundraising goal, will increase accessibility to the beach through…

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Teamsters Local 727 criticize Pritzker plan to impose 6% parking tax

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Teamsters Local 727 criticize Pritzker plan to impose 6% parking tax

Teamsters Local 727 criticize Pritzker plan to impose 6% parking tax Pritzker’s Proposal for State Parking Tax in ‘Rebuild Illinois’ Plan Will Do Real Harm to Illinois Business Climate. Confiscatory parking tax targets City and unreasonably burdens Chicago workers and businesses The “Rebuild Illinois” capital plan recently released by Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker proposed a 6%…

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