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Neighboring towns have disparate transit needs, options Sept. 6, 2012 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 6, 2012 , p. 15 Lincolnwood, Skokie Swift, Transportation, Skokie, Marciani, Steve, Van Dusen, George, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Village celebrates new station in grand style June 28, 2012 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 28, 2012 , p. 5 Art, Schakowsky, Janice, Transportation, Everreal, Van Dusen, George, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
History's twists and turns lead to new station May 3, 2012 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 3, 2012 , p. 9 Skokie Swift, Transportation, History, Van Dusen, George, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Downtown station begins long-awaited service May 3, 2012 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 3, 2012 , p. 8 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Groh, Richard, U.S. House of Representatives 9th District, Van Dusen, George, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Independent Merchants of Downtown Skokie, Miles, Randy, Schakowsky, Janice
All Aboard: Group rides historic first downtown train May 3, 2012 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 3, 2012 , p. 5 Skokie Swift, Rubin, Rebecca, Gorman, Lucky, Collins, Mark, Scarpelli, Anthony, Independent Merchants of Downtown Skokie, Sweety Pies Bakery, Allen, Leslie, Brahos, Chuck, Transportation, Roberts, Randall, Morgen, Cary, Schattner, Fred, Allen, Walker R., Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Holtz, Scott, Miles, Randy
Zoned parking area formed near new CTA station April 5, 2012 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 5, 2012 , p. 5 Schattner, Fred, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Parking, Rigoni, Al
Downtown station project is motoring toward finish line April 5, 2012 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 5, 2012 , p. 5 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Crystal Ball: Skokie mayor sees projects advancing in 2012 Jan. 5, 2012 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 5, 2012 , p. 5 Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County (SWANCC), Traffic signals, Eminent domain, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Skokie Hospital, Van Dusen, George, Oakton Street, Skokie Theater, Illinois Science and Technology Park, Oberweis Dairy, Skokie Rails to Trails Corridor, Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park, Skokie, North Shore Electricity Aggregation Consortium, Westfield Shoppingtown Old Orchard, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Value Transmission Center
Sculpture approved for new downtown Skokie CTA station Oct. 13, 2011 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 13, 2011 , p. 10 Art, Skokie Public Art Advisory Committee, Skokie Board of Trustees, Meyer, Barbara, Lewis, Evan, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Newly-named stations signal end of 'Skokie Swift' designation for stop June 16, 2011 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 16, 2011 , p. 5 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
CTA station, bike path projects move forward July 15, 2010 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 2010 , p. 10 Aleksic, Michael, Slankard, Max, Skokie Swift, Skokie Board of Trustees, Sports - Cycling, Transportation, Sports - Walking, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Downtown Skokie station breaks ground June 24, 2010 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 24, 2010 , p. 7 Schakowsky, Janice, Skokie Swift, Transportation, Van Dusen, George, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Skokie Swift contracts awarded for downtown June 17, 2010 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 17, 2010 , p. 5 Skokie Swift, Skokie Board of Trustees, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Rigoni, Al
Path ahead still unclear for Swift's Niles North station May 6, 2010 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 6, 2010 , p. 5 Skokie Swift, Dunsky, Marda, Skokie Reasonable Transit, Transportation, Van Dusen, George, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Downtown station nears build phase May 6, 2010 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 6, 2010 , p. 5 Slankard, Max, Commonwealth Edison, Skokie Swift, Skokie Board of Trustees, Transportation, Van Dusen, George, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Next CTA report won't rule out Niles North station April 8, 2010 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 8, 2010 , p. 7 Gatta, Nanciann, Skokie Reasonable Transit, Transportation, Van Dusen, George, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
CTA Skokie Swift report due on Niles North lot April 1, 2010 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 1, 2010 , p. 7 Skokie Swift, Skokie Reasonable Transit, Dunsky, Marda, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Year Ahead: Economy, big projects should highlight 2010 Jan. 7, 2010 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 7, 2010 , p. 5 Skokie Swift, Ida Crown Jewish Academy, Taxation - Property tax, Eminent domain, Illinois Department of Transportation, Skokie Hospital, Van Dusen, George, Westfield Shoppingtown Old Orchard, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), West Dempster Street Business Redevelopment District, Skokie Board of Trustees, Transportation, Arie Crown Hebrew Day School
Downtown Swift project back on track Nov. 19, 2009 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 19, 2009, p. 5 Slankard, Max, Skokie Swift, Skokie Board of Trustees, Illinois Department of Transportation, Transportation, Roberts, Randall, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Rigoni, Al
Residents, mayor clash on Swift bus option Oct. 29, 2009 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 29, 2009, p. 5 Skokie Swift, Dunsky, Marda, Skokie Reasonable Transit, Transportation, Van Dusen, George, Silverman, Lisa, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Resident group opposes Swift's north expansion Oct. 15, 2009 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 15, 2009, p. 7 Skokie Swift, Dunsky, Marda, Skokie Reasonable Transit, Transportation, Van Dusen, George, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Residents protest Yellow Line extension Oct. 1, 2009 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 1, 2009, p. 7 Skokie Swift, Dunsky, Marda, Katz, Irma, Dmori, Lisa, Van Dusen, George, Lipin, Lisa, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Gatta, Nanciann, Tidhar, Gabriela, Transportation, Lavengood, Karen, Yampol, Debra, Roberts, Randall
Residents raise concerns over Yellow Line extension Aug. 20, 2009 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 20, 2009, p. 7 Freireich, David, Skokie Swift, Dunsky, Marda, Transportation, Naumiak, Julie, Marciani, Steve, Van Dusen, George, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
CTA to double Swift parking fee Dec. 18, 2008 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 18, 2008, p. 6 McCabe, Frank, Parking, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Rigoni, Al
Skokie Swift to keep service on weekends Oct. 9, 2008 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 9, 2008, p. 8 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Eminent domain case settled on property for CTA station Sept. 11, 2008 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 11, 2008, p. 3 D and E Auto Service, Skokie Swift, Eminent domain, Lincoln Auto Sales, Hong, Myung, Business - Automobile service stations and gas stations, Business - Automobile dealerships, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Hanley, J. Patrick, Hong, Lena, Skokie Board of Trustees
Residents want say on Swift extension Sept. 4, 2008 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 4, 2008, p. 6 Frank, Gail, Skokie Swift, Gross, Jerry, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Village's plan for future includes extended Swift Sept. 4, 2008 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 4, 2008, p. 5 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Van Dusen, George, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
CTA describes benefits of extending Yellow Line Sept. 4, 2008 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 4, 2008, p. 5 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Van Dusen, George, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
CTA holds meeting on Swift extension Aug. 21, 2008 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 21, 2008, p. 5 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Busy Skokie streets to close for repairs Nov. 15, 2007 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 15, 2007, p. 4 Skokie Swift, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Streets - Maintenance and repair
Skokie Blvd. project approved Oct. 11, 2007 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 11, 2007, p. 16 Skokie Swift, Skokie Board of Trustees, Skokie Boulevard, Skokie - City planning, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Skokie Swift car derails, no one aboard Aug. 23, 2007 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 23, 2007, p. 91 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Residents hear details of future Swift station Aug. 9, 2007 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 9, 2007, p. 6 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Village seeks properties for CTA station project June 21, 2007 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 21, 2007, p. 6 Skokie Swift, Eminent domain, Skokie Board of Trustees, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Hanley, J. Patrick
CTA threatens to cut Skokie Swift May 31, 2007 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 31, 2007, p. 10 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Van Dusen, George, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Village, CTA pact OK'd for Skokie Swift project March 22, 2007 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 22, 2007, p. 5 Skokie Swift, Skokie Board of Trustees, Transportation, Roberts, Randall, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Illinois Science and Technology Park
Major grant secured for Skokie Swift Dec. 8, 2005 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 8, 2005, p. 13 Schoenberg, Jeffrey, Skokie Swift, Illinois Senate 9th District, Grants, Skokie - City planning, Van Dusen, George, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
$1 million earmarked for Swift Dec. 1, 2005 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 1, 2005, p. 5 Schakowsky, Janice, Skokie Swift, Transportation, Skokie - City planning, U.S. House of Representatives 9th District, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Road dollars now in state's hands Aug. 4, 2005 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 4, 2005, p. 5 Government - U.S., Schakowsky, Janice, Skokie Swift, Transportation, U.S. House of Representatives 9th District, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Skokie beefs up security at Swift el July 14, 2005 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 14, 2005, p. 3 Terrorism, Matt Schmitz, Skokie Swift, Van Dusen, George, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Silverberg, Barry, Skokie Police Department, Rigoni, Al
Village wins grant for el stop design March 10, 2005 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 10, 2005, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Forest City Enterprises, Inc., Pfizer Inc., Grants, Schattner, Fred, Skokie - City planning, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
CTA raises Skokie Swift parking fee Jan. 27, 2005 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 27, 2005, p. 6 Skokie Swift, Parking, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Now's the time to speak out against cutting CTA service Oct. 14, 2004 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 14, 2004, Sec. 1, p. 6 Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Editorial
CTA's proposed service cuts bite too deeply, critics say Oct. 14, 2004 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 14, 2004, Sec. 1, p. 1 Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Preservers of Dempster Street Station to be honored Oct. 7, 2004 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 7, 2004, Sec. 1, p. 5 Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois, Architecture, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Awards, prizes, etc.
Overhead lines being replaced by third rail on CTA Yellow Line Sept. 2, 2004 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 2, 2004, p. 10 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
CTA converting Swift to third-rail power Aug. 5, 2004 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 5, 2004, Sec. 1, p. 4 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Wind driven track debris injures Swift operator April 22, 2004 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 22, 2004, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Skokie Swift extension gets backing of mayor Jan. 8, 2004 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 8, 2004, p. 5 Diamond, Ilene, Skokie Swift, Stamp, Sandi, Siegel, Jay, Parsons Brinkerhoff/DLK, Transportation, Chicago Area Transportation Study (CATS), Van Dusen, George, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Board contemplates another Skokie Swift train station Oct. 23, 2003 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 23, 2003, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Swift study is good idea Oct. 2, 2003 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 2, 2003, p. 18 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Editorial
Swift study knocked by neighbors Sept. 25, 2003 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 25, 2003, p. 5 Skokie Swift, Parsons Brinkerhoff/DLK, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Skokie Swift expansion to be studied Sept. 18, 2003 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 18, 2003, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Skokie Swift fee for parking to rise Aug. 7, 2003 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 7, 2003, p. 11 Skokie Swift, Parking, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
News briefs: Improvements, rate hike planned for Skokie Swift lot Aug. 7, 2003 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 7, 2003, Sec. 1, p. 6 Skokie Swift, Parking, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Swift line extension draws input July 3, 2003 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 3, 2003, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Swift extension hearing set June 19, 2003 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 19, 2003, p. 10 Skokie Swift, Parsons Brinkerhoff/DLK, Van Dusen, George, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Station entrance closes, project work gears up Oct. 17, 2002 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 17, 2002, p. 3 Renovation and repair, Dempster Street Train Station, Taxman, Seymour, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Gendell, Scott, Operation Greenlight, Rigoni, Al, Historic buildings, Gerber, Arthur U.
Station work to roll on despite fires, damage Sept. 19, 2002 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 19, 2002, p. 3 Fires, Dempster Street Train Station, Taxman, Seymour, Skokie Fire Department, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Gendell, Scott, Walters, Jim, Historic buildings
Officials search for cause of second fire Sept. 19, 2002 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 19, 2002, Sec. 1, p. 1 Taxman Corp., Fires, Terraco Inc., Dempster Street Train Station, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Walters, Jim, Historic buildings
Station sustains electrical fire Sept. 12, 2002 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 12, 2002, p. 8 Fires, Dempster Street Train Station, Taxman, Seymour, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Gendell, Scott, Thompson, Tom
CTA inspector hurt on Skokie Swift line Aug. 1, 2002 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 1, 2002, p. 13 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Accidents
Swift extension among proposals July 18, 2002 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 18, 2002, p. 5 Skokie Swift, Kruesi, Frank, Transportation, Chicago Area Transportation Study (CATS), Damisch, Mark, Van Dusen, George, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Village OKs Swift expansion study Feb. 21, 2002 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 21, 2002, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Parsons Brinkerhoff/DLK, Transportation, Schattner, Fred, Surveys and studies, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Swift extension eyed; lines coming down Jan. 24, 2002 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 24, 2002, p. 5 Skokie Swift, Kruesi, Frank, Transportation, McCarthy, Anne, Van Dusen, George, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Changes ease commuting Jan. 24, 2002 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 24, 2002, Sec. 1, p. 8 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Editorial, Metra
Victim in car-train crash dies Sept. 13, 2001 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 13, 2001, p. 4 Skokie Swift, Traffic accidents, Rabens, Geraldine, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Death
Metra, CTA add trains to handle city exodus Sept. 13, 2001 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 13, 2001, p. 12 Renteria, Audrey, Peters, Mark, Transportation, Graybill, Scott, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Konomidis, Frosso, Halter, Linda, Houston, Tony, Metra, Terrorism
Second car-train crash in two weeks for Swift Sept. 6, 2001 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 6, 2001, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Traffic accidents, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Police probe cause of Swift crossing crash Aug. 30, 2001 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 30, 2001, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Traffic accidents, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Gralen, Rosalie A., Death
Development deal will save historic Skokie Swift station March 29, 2001 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 29, 2001, Sec. 1, p. 1 Taxman Corp., Skokie Swift, Terraco Inc., Antunovich Associates, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Gendell, Scott, Historic buildings
Durbin tours, talks transit Aug. 24, 2000 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 24, 2000, p. 14 Dick, Skokie Swift, Durbin, Richard, Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Meyer, Barbara, Transportation, Van Dusen, George, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Rigoni, Al
Dempster Station still shows glimpses of past Aug. 3, 2000 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 3, 2000, p. 5 Nees, Michael, Dempster Street Train Station, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Operation Greenlight, Historic buildings
Savior sought for shuttered CTA station July 27, 2000 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 27, 2000, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Dempster Street Train Station, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Historic buildings
Historic train station awaits a rescue Feb. 3, 2000 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 3, 2000, p. 3 Dempster Street Train Station, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Operation Greenlight, Historic buildings
Skokie waiting to see impact of train horns Feb. 3, 2000 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 3, 2000, p. 3 Railroads, Noise, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Laws and regulations
More trouble for CTA train-stopper Dec. 2, 1999 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 2, 1999, p. 4 Schoenborn, Tony, Traffic accidents, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Man injured, ticketed in Swift collision Nov. 25, 1999 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 25, 1999, p. 4 Skokie Swift, Traffic accidents, Schoenborn, Tony, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Skokie touts Swift growth April 8, 1999 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 8, 1999, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Northwest Municipal Conference, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
CTA proposes bargains, passes Sept. 17, 1998 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 17, 1998, p. 11 Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Skokie Swift riders : Get ready to pucker up July 9, 1998 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 9, 1998, Sec. 1, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
CTA, Pepsi ink vending pact May 28, 1998 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 28, 1998, p. 11 Advertising, signs and sign boards, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Pepsi
Renumbering for confusion Jan. 29, 1998 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 29, 1998, p. 16 Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
That hunk of bricks is a piece of history Jan. 15, 1998 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 15, 1998, Sec. 1, p. 3 Dempster Street Train Station, Chicago Rapid Transit Company, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Historic buildings
Move the train station : IDOT Jan. 8, 1998 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 8, 1998, p. 3 PACE, Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Dempster Street Train Station, Illinois Department of Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Operation Greenlight, Historic buildings
Monumental move : Skokie officials are examining ways to preserve efficiency, along with a 74-year-old piece of history Jan. 8, 1998 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 8, 1998, Sec. 1, p. 1 PACE, Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Dempster Street Train Station, Illinois Department of Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Historic buildings
Senior cards: tough to get Aug. 21, 1997 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 21, 1997, p. 18 Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Editorial
Dempster station still awaits rehab July 17, 1997 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 17, 1997, p. 9 Historic Preservation Agency of Illinois, Renovation and repair, Dempster Street Train Station, Illinois Department of Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Historic buildings
Hurry up and wait for Dempster CTA station Dec. 12, 1996 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 12, 1996, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Dempster Street Train Station, Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Historic buildings
Swift rail car fire slows 'rush' hour April 25, 1996 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 25, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 3 Fires, Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Register status an unexpected reversal March 14, 1996 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 14, 1996, p. 3 Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois, National Park Service, Skokie Historical Society, National Register of Historic Places, Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Operation Greenlight, Historic buildings
Skokie Swift extension depends on support Feb. 15, 1996 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 15, 1996, p. 10 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Area Transportation Study (CATS), Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
CTA weighs next round of hikes Nov. 9, 1995 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 9, 1995, p. 9 Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Belcaster, Robert
Addition under way at CTA yard Sept. 28, 1995 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 28, 1995, p. 16 Construction, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Station denied National Register listing Sept. 14, 1995 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 14, 1995, p. 5 PACE, Skokie Swift, Nees, Michael, Dempster Street Train Station, National Register of Historic Places, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Operation Greenlight, Rigoni, Al, Historic buildings
Historic label now throws wrench into Swift station work June 22, 1995 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 22, 1995, p. 3 PACE, Illinois Historic Sites Advisory Council, Skokie Swift, Skokie Board of Trustees, Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Wagner, Nancy, National Register of Historic Places, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Survey says : Save former train station Dec. 1, 1994 The majority of Skokie Swift riders want to preserve the old station. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 1, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Dempster Street Train Station, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Historic buildings
CTA project ends, new one begins Sept. 22, 1994 The CTA plans to renovate the station at Oakton and Hamlin. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 22, 1994, p. 7 Buildings, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Skokie riders get "Swift" kick Sept. 15, 1994 The new Skokie Swift station has opened. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 15, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Buildings, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Woman loses legs, sues CTA, driver Feb. 4, 1993 A 78-year-old woman who lost both her legs after being hit by a CTA bus is suing the CTA and the bus driver. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 4, 1993, p. 3 Traffic accidents, Litigation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Old station is a keeper, rail fans say Jan. 7, 1993 Local preservationists believe the Dempster St. Station in Skokie should be preserved. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 7, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Dempster Street Train Station, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Historic buildings
CTA yard rehab detailed Sept. 17, 1992 The CTA plans an extensive rehab of the train yard at 3701 Oakton. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 17, 1992, p. 3 Renovation and repair, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
CTA yard facelift planned June 18, 1992 The CTA train yard on Oakton will receive a massive facelift beginning in 1993. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 18, 1992, p. 3 Renovation and repair, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Hearing Tuesday on Swift depot rehab June 4, 1992 A CTA commercial building in front of the Dempster Street Swift station will be demolished to make room for a new station. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 4, 1992, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Buildings, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
For the Swift, the CTA giveth, then taketh Nov. 28, 1991 At the re-opening of the Skokie Swift, Skokie trustee George Van Dusen criticized proposed CTA cuts in service . Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 28, 1991, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Skokie Swift line to open Monday Nov. 21, 1991 The Skokie Swift will reopen Monday November 25, 1991. Skokie Review, Thursday, November 21, 1991, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
CTA cuts fight not over yet, Skokie vows Nov. 21, 1991 The CTA voted to cut Saturday service on both the Skokie Swift and the Skokie Boulevard Route 54A bus. Skokie Review, Thursday, November 21, 1991, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Don't cut Swift, buses Skokie implores CTA Oct. 31, 1991 Skokie officials are worried about proposed CTA route and service cuts. Skokie Review, Thursday, October 31, 1991, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Riders sing blues over CTA cut plan Oct. 17, 1991 Riders are upset over proposed CTA cuts which would include the elimination of Saturday Skokie Swift service. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 17, 1991, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
CTA not so swift in reopening line Oct. 3, 1991 CTA officials report that the Skokie Swift will not restart operation until late November. Skokie Review, Thursday, October 3, 1991, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Swift's halt tied to Evanston's permit denial June 20, 1991 The CTA announced plans to close the Skokie Swift for 11 weeks. The shutdown will begin on July 8. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 20, 1991, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Swift to stop for 11 weeks; CTA to offer free buses June 20, 1991 The CTA announced plans to close the Skokie Swift for 11 weeks. The shutdown will begin on July 8. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 20, 1991, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Skokie OKs pact for new Swift station Feb. 22, 1990 The village board approved an agreement under which the Chicago Transit Authority will rebuild the Skokie Swift train station. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 22, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Renovation and repair, Buildings, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Saturday Swift run spared Feb. 8, 1990 Chicago Transit Authority officials voted to retain Saturday service on the Skokie Swift El train line. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 8, 1990, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Swift's Saturday run still could be spiked Jan. 18, 1990 The Chicago Transit Authority still has not withdrawn a proposal to eliminate Saturday runs on the Skokie Swift. Skokie Review, Thursday, January 18, 1990, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
CTA proposes ending Swift's Saturday hours Dec. 21, 1989 The Skokie Swift has been targeted for proposed service cuts on Saturdays, although some 1,000 people use it each Saturday. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 21, 1989, p. 3 Budget and expenditures, Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Twenty-five years pass by Swift-ly April 20, 1989 The Skokie Swift is celebrating its 25th anniversary today. An average of 1,250 people use the Skokie Swift during the rush hours. Skokie Review, Thursday, April 20, 1989, p. 5 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Anniversaries and birthdays, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Chemical cleanup done at Skokie CTA facility Feb. 2, 1989 A firm hired by the Chicago Transit Authority finished a major clean-up of more than 1,000 drums containing solvents and other chemicals from the Skokie rail maintenance facility at 3701 Oakton Street. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 2, 1989, p. 9 Public health, Environment, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Planners outline area's transportation needs Feb. 2, 1989 Proposed changes to Chicagoland's transportation system, including Dempster Street, Touhy Avenue and the Skokie Swift, were debated last week at Morton Grove Village Hall. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 2, 1989, p. 8 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Touhy Avenue, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Dempster Street
No Title Jan. 7, 1989 The Chicago Transit Authority's only repair facility for major repairs is located in Skokie. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, January 7, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 1 Renovation and repair, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
After 20 years, Swift operator's seen it all Oct. 1, 1987 Gysbertus Mheenbeek is retiring after 20 years as a Skokie Swift motorman. Skokie Review, Thursday, October 1, 1987, p. 7 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Mheenbeck, Gysbertus, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Retirement
Future of Swift, other lines still uncertain July 30, 1987 The long-range planning committee of the Regional Transportation Authority has stated that unless new revenue sources are found, some routes, including the Skokie Swift line, would have to be eliminated. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 30, 1987, p. 14 Budget and expenditures, Skokie Swift, Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Skokie el bridges well maintained, CTA says Aug. 2, 2012 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 2, 2012 , p. 5 Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Cook, Erik
Skokie shop helps keep CTA on track May 30, 1987 The Chicago Transit Authority's main repair shop is located in Skokie. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, May 30, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 3 Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Skokie Swift slated for renovation work Sept. 25, 1986 Planning is underway for the complete renovation and modernization of the Skokie Swift. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 25, 1986, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Renovation and repair, Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
No more Skokie Swift? Sept. 18, 1986 A consultant to the Regional Transportation Authority recommended huge cutbacks in suburban transit service including the elimination of the Skokie Swift rail service. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 18, 1986, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
L trains at swift yard vandalized July 17, 1986 Nine CTA trains were vandalized at the Skokie Swift train yard. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 17, 1986, Sec. 1, p. 2 Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Skokie Swift users react to latest CTA fare hike Feb. 13, 1986 Skokie Swift riders are not pleased with the CTA fare hike that went into effect on February 10. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 13, 1986, p. 7 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Swift gets big grant Jan. 2, 1986 $1.9 million in state and federal funds will be available for the renovation of the Skokie Swift. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 2, 1986, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Renovation and repair, Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
CTA agrees to mow railroad track DMZ Sept. 12, 1985 The long running dispute between the Skokie Beautification Commission and residents along the Skokie Swift tracks has eased now that the CTA has agreed to mow weeds along the tracks. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 12, 1985, p. 3 Skokie Beautification and Improvement Commission, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Jaffe blasts CTA surcharge April 1, 1982 State Rep. Aaron Jaffe is "enraged" by the CTA's proposal to initiate new transportation surcharges for the suburbs. The News, Thursday, April 1, 1982, p. 4 Transportation, Jaffe, Aaron, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Commuters cringe at Swift kick in the pocketbook Sept. 13, 1981 Commuters on the Skokie Swift are voicing their dissatisfaction with a proposal that a surcharge of 20-50 cents be tacked on to CTA fares from suburban locations. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, September 13, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 2 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Smith hits transit hike Sept. 10, 1981 Mayor Albert J. Smith is opposed to a transit consultant's proposal that a surcharge of 20-25 cents be added to the round-trip fares on CTA trips taken from suburban locations. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 10, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 1 Smith, Albert J., Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Transit shutdown hits area Dec. 20, 1979 Strike by the employees of the CTA stranded thousands of north suburban residents. The News, Thursday, December 20, 1979, p. 3 Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Strikes
Sick transit: Commuters lamenting the loss of the Swift service to Howard L Dec. 20, 1979 Hundreds of residents had to find alternative transportation as the CTA strike halted service. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 20, 1979, Sec. 1, p. 1 Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Strikes
Commuters at work despite strike Dec. 20, 1979 Despite the CTA strike most area places of business reported normal attendance by workers. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 20, 1979, Sec. 1, p. 1 Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Strikes
CTA starts Skokie Blvd. bus route June 14, 1979 CTA is adding a bus route along Skokie Boulevard from Old Orchard Shopping Center to the 6-Corners shopping area in Chicago. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 14, 1979, Sec. 1, p. 1 Transportation, Skokie Boulevard, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
CTA to repair Main rail crossing June 16, 1977 CTA and Skokie to improve five crossings of Skokie Swift. The News, Thursday, June 16, 1977, p. 7 Skokie Swift, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Streets - Maintenance and repair
CTA may take over Skokie route Aug. 14, 1975 Possibility of allowing CTA to take complete control of bus route 13. The News, Thursday, August 14, 1975, p. 5 Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
CTA cuts fares Oct. 10, 1974 Fares on the CTA 97 bus reduced to 25 cents within Skokie. The News, Thursday, October 10, 1974, p. 5 Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
CTA will cooperate: Pikarsky Aug. 8, 1974 Village wants to reduce fare and expand service on CTA 97 bus. The News, Thursday, August 8, 1974, p. 5 Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Pikarsky, Milton
Skokie acts to salvage NSMTD Aug. 30, 1973 CTA wants to expand services in Skokie, but Skokie officials favor Nortran. The News, Thursday, August 30, 1973, p. 2 Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
Skokie rezones CTA, Sanitary Dist. land Feb. 15, 1973 CTA and Sanitary District property rezoned from manufacturing to office. The News, Thursday, February 15, 1973, p. 3 Zoning, Metropolitan Sanitary District, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Skokie, CTA at odds; enter Evanston bus Aug. 24, 1972 Differences between Skokie officials and CTA are not resolved. The News, Thursday, August 24, 1972, p. 11 Transportation, Skokie, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
CTA agrees to cut Swift gate down time March 23, 1972 Skokie and CTA reach agreement on length of time Swift gates at Oakton and Skokie Boulevard are down. The News, Thursday, March 23, 1972, p. 4 Skokie Swift, Traffic signals, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
CTA begs merchants for money Feb. 20, 1964 CTA asks local merchants for contribution to revitalize the Oakton street station. The News, Thursday, February 20, 1964, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
CTA car chugs down the track Feb. 13, 1964 Article on the equipment and financing for the proposed Skokie Swift. The News, Thursday, February 13, 1964, p. 11 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
CTA receives federal grant Jan. 30, 1964 Article on Skokie Swift which will begin service next spring. The News, Thursday, January 30, 1964, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Dempster - Howard Express: CTA service in 4 months? Oct. 10, 1963 CTA Board approves purchase of track between Howard and Dempster. The News, Thursday, October 10, 1963, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Odds favor CTA route in Skokie Jan. 31, 1963 CTA may establish an "L" line to Dempster. The News, Thursday, January 31, 1963, p. 1 Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Skokie offers dollar aid for new CTA route Jan. 24, 1963 Skokie encourages CTA to establish new route to replace the North Shore Railway. The News, Thursday, January 24, 1963, p. 3 North Shore Railway, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
CTA 'L' trains on track to Skokie Jan. 10, 1963 CTA officials propose a one car "L" from Howard to Dempster Street. The News, Thursday, January 10, 1963, p. 1 Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)