Rushing to Work, Ruining Lakeview

The CTA is planning to build a $570 million Skyway-style cement Flyover that barrels through the heart of Lakeview, ruining 2 blocks of Clark Street and creating blocks of under-El wasteland.

Why? To get Red Line trains downtown 20-30 seconds faster.

highwayflyovercroppedThink no one would be crazy enough to destroy a city just to get to it?
Look at Louisville, KY, and think again.
Aren’t we smarter than this?

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Posted by Streetsblog USA, 5/2/2015