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You'll Know When To Get on the Plane, But Good Luck With the El

By Jocelyn Geboy in Miscellaneous on Mar 16, 2007 7:24PM


If you use the Clark/Lake station as a mini-hub to catch the Blue Line to O'Hare or the Orange Line to Midway, you soon will be able to get up-to-the-minute flight information on display boards.

Mayor Daley introduced the intergovernmental agreement at Wednesday's City Council meeting — the city has agreed to buy the boards, install them, and maintain them, and the CTA will cover the cost of electricity. Daley wants install similar display boards at McCormick Place, Union Station and other heavily traveled areas. Nice touch. We suppose we shouldn't look a gift horse in the mouth, but "other heavily traveled areas???" You mean by tourists?

Does the guy realize that tourists and suburbanites did not vote in this last election? The people riding the Chicago Transit Authority need his help. He needs to go help Frank Kruesi get some cash for this biotch long before a potential Olympic scene. So things like this three-track commuter debacle-snafu-fubar-nightmare won't have to mess with us so badly. Because, ultimately it will fuck with those out-of-town Cubs fans, Richie. It most certainly will.

There's still two more meetings regarding that project if you want to go speak your mind:

March 19 from 6 to 8 p.m., Truman College cafeteria, 1145 W. Wilson.
March 26 from 6 to 8 p.m., CTA headquarters, 2nd floor, 567 W. Lake.

"CLARK/LAKE STATION" by catchlite.