The CTA and Chicago public high schools plan to expand the student smart card/ID card to all high schools by the end of next school year. A pilot program this past year showed there were fewer lost ID cards. Plus, the smart cards allow quicker boarding. But the
Public meetings on various proposed rail line expansions. A step in the process to win federal transit funding is the "Alternative Analysis Studies," including public hearings. Go here to read about proposals for extensions of the Red, Yellow and Orange lines, plus the Circle Line. (No Gray Line here.)
Job fair for bus operators. The next job fair is from 9 am till 3 pm Monday at the South Shore Cultural Center. Details here.
Old Howard station closes for rehab. Now that the new south station entrance is open at Howard, the CTA is closing the old north station for about six month for renovation. Details here.
Have a great weekend.