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  1. New Car Maps

    The current system and route map cards both reflect the rerouted service and Washington/Wabash. They do not include the recently completed Wilson station for the purple line. The updated route cards might not be included in some rail cars due to an lack of oversight. Most of changes happen during rush hour anyway, so as long as the map is 95% current, the majority of customers and visitors shouldn't become confused.
  2. Wilson Red/Purple Line Station Rebuild

    I say that the car cards work for now, information travels quicker through social media these days anyway, so why spend the extra money until it's necessary. The Red Line reroute is still in effect, so why reflect a minor change when you have a major change still in effect.
  3. Wilson Red/Purple Line Station Rebuild

    Track 4 has already been in use by the Purple Line express. NB red line continues to use track 2 due to the completion of the NB platform, so the track realignments have been finished for sometime. Welcome back, full time to Wilson Purple Line Express!
  4. Return of the 11 & 31 Bus

    Well the 31 had the same pilot formula so it really came down to who would use the service. Unfortunately for the 11, the market had changed in a way that people adapted to other modes of travel. Marketing was another problem, which could have been marketed as the LincolnLine or the BrownLink to attract Brown Line commuters to another way of commuting through the corridor. Farewell Route 11 extension
  5. Return of the 11 & 31 Bus

    The Grand Finale!
  6. Washington/Wabash Station Build

    CDOT's Rebekah Scheinfeld stated at the July City Club Luncheon that State/Lake will receive a major renovation "soon". The station I'd worry about is LaSalle/Vanburen.
  7. Washington/Wabash Station Build

    First it would be disruptive to close a station during the work week and second, because the city wanted a September deadline, which is being met 3 days earlier than anticipated.
  8. Washington/Wabash Station Build

    Washington/Wabash & Randolph/Wabash will be in service together during the Labor Day weekend, with Randolph officially closing on September 3rd at 2:30 am.
  9. Wilson Red/Purple Line Station Rebuild

    September 11th everything opens!
  10. Washington/Wabash Station Build

    That's it! August 30th is the grand finale for Randolph/Wabash! The Future begins on August 31st at Washington/Wabash!
  11. Return of the 11 & 31 Bus

    Here's a detailed explanation about the pilot's end. http://www.transitchicago.com/11pilot/
  12. Return of the 11 & 31 Bus

    Never superstitious, just factual statistics.......
  13. Return of the 11 & 31 Bus

    To come up with a "magical" number of 1,500, there must have been some data laying around that would suggest that the customer base was there. So there shouldn't be anything "fallacous" stated.
  14. Return of the 11 & 31 Bus

    The 31 will be ok. For the agency to continue to invest in the pilot for another year shows that the #31 has the potential to return on a permanent basis. A number of factors could have contributed to the #11 pilot failure: Lack of promotion, hours of operation, the lack of awareness, a changing demographic within the corridor, the fact that 2012 ridership data was used to assume that those hours of operation would justify the 1,500 riders needed for the segment stay permanent. Before the pilots launched, i assumed that the 11 would stand a better chance than the 31, but as the statistics revealed, it was quite the opposite and my opinion changed along the way.
  15. Return of the 11 & 31 Bus

    Another part of the problem was the promotion. Why promote only the Lincoln portion instead of also including connections to downtown via Route 37 and the Brown Line. I think if the Sedgwick segment was merged with the Lincoln extension the pilot might have just worked.