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The Chicago Transit Authority is undertaking a study of the Red Line North and Purple Line – from the Addison Red Line station to Linden on the Purple Line – that will provide guidance for doing major rehabilitation work in the future, pending funding availability. As part of this Vision Study, the public is invited to provide input and feedback regarding these stations at a series of Open Houses.  

There will be no formal presentation. Guided tours of the open house exhibits will be provided and staff will be available to answer questions. The open houses are designed to gather public input on existing conditions and issues facing the Red Line North and Purple Line. The open houses also will provide information on the Vision Study process and long-term timeline.  

The four open houses will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the following dates:

Monday, November 30, 2009, Loyola Park Field House, 1230 W. Greenleaf Avenue, Chicago, IL  

Tuesday, December 1, 2009, Emanuel Congregation, 5959 N. Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL  

Wednesday, December 2, 2009, Truman College, 1145 W. Wilson Avenue, Chicago, IL   

Thursday, December 3, 2009, Fleetwood-Jourdain Center, 1655 Foster Street, Evanston, IL

All facilities are accessible to people with disabilities.  

For individuals who are unable to attend the open houses, comments on the study can be provided via e-mail at NorthRedPurple@transitchicago.com; by calling 312-681-3091; or by sending written comments to:  Jeff Wilson, Chicago Transit Authority, Government and Community Relations, PO Box 7567, Chicago IL 60680-7567

The City Is Encouraging Residents to Attend

Evanston residents are highly encouraged to attend to learn about the study and provide their input about the Evanston segment of the Purple Line. The City of Evanston has seven CTA Purple Line stops: South Blvd., Main, Dempster, Davis, Foster, Noyes, and Central.