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Public Hearing Exhibits and Presentations
The 75th Street CIP team held a public hearing on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at Freedom Temple Church of God In Christ, 1459 W. 74th Street, Chicago from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The public hearing exhibits and information are available for download below. All exhibits are PDFs* and will take a short while to load in a separate window.

Presentation (large file) – Please click here to view a PDF of the presentation that was shown to the public at the hearing.

Brochure

Exhibits (large file)– Please click here to view the public exhibits regarding the 75th St. CIP DEIS and the Preferred Alternative for the project.

Aerial Maps – Click below to view aerial maps of the Build Alternative in the following Improvement Areas for the 75th St. CIP:

• Metra Reliability East of Columbus Avenue (large file)
• Forest Hill Junction and 71st Street Crossing (large file)
• Metra Rock Island Connection (large file)
• 80th Street Junction (large file)

*PDFs look best when viewed in Adobe Reader. Click here to download Adobe Reader (free).

Range of Alternatives Public Meeting
The 75th St. CIP team held its Range of Alternatives public meeting on Thursday, October 27, 2011 at Freedom Temple Church of God In Christ, 1459 W. 74th Street, Chicago from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  The format included both an open house and formal presentation. Information from this meeting is listed below.

Summary of the Public Meeting

Appendix A – Meeting Promotions
Appendix B – PowerPoint (see link below)
Appendix C – Exhibits (see links below)
Appendix D – Meeting Transcript (see link below)
Appendix E – Comments

Transcript of the Public Meeting

Range of Alternatives Public Meeting Exhibits and Presentations
The exhibits and information that were shown to those attending are available for download below. All exhibits are PDFs* and will take a short while to load in a separate window.

Presentation – Please click here to view the presentation that was shown to the public at the meeting.

Brochure

Exhibits (large file)– Please click here to view the exhibits regarding the CREATE Program, the 75th St. CIP, and the Range of Alternatives presented at the meeting.

Aerial Maps – Click below to view aerial maps of the Build Alternative in the following Improvement Areas for the 75th St. CIP:

• Metra Reliability East of Columbus Avenue (large file)
• Forest Hill Junction and 71st Street Crossing (large file)
• Metra Rock Island Connection (large file)
• 80th Street Junction (large file)

Comment Sheet – A comment form was provided to participants at the meeting and the team would like to have your comments as well.  Please go to the Get Involved page to submit your comments.

Purpose and Need Public Meetings
The 75th St. CIP team held its Purpose and Need public meetings on Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at St. Rita of Cascia High School and Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 1st Corinthian Missionary Baptist Church. Information from this meeting is listed below.

Summary of the Public Meetings

Transcript of the June 7, 2011 Public Meeting

Transcript of the June 9, 2011 Public Meeting

Purpose and Need Public Meetings Exhibits and Presentation
The exhibits and information that were shown to those attending are available for download below. All exhibits are PDFs* and will take a short while to load in a separate window.

Presentation– Please click here to view the presentation that was shown to the public at the meetings.

Brochure

CREATE Program Map


CREATE Program Goals and Benefits


The Problem Statement
 

Purpose and Need


Environmental Impact Statement


Community Issue


Railroad Issues/Conflicts


Railroad Terms


Context Sensitive Solutions (CSS)


Community Advisory Groups


Other Project-Related Concerns


Opportunities for Public Involvement


EIS Process and Timeline


Comment Sheet


*PDFs look best when viewed in Adobe Reader. Click here to download Adobe Reader (free).

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