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Woman killed, 6 hurt when car hit by train April 7, 2016 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 7, 2016, p. 8 CTA Yellow Line, Skokie Swift, Hermez, Blandina
Skokie Swift fans young and old celebrate 50 years May 1, 2014 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 1, 2014 , p. 6 Skokie Swift, Howard, John, Howard, Simon, Brown, Marty, Harris, Bob, Anniversaries and birthdays, Harris, Lisa, Howard, Oliver
Skokie Swift's rich 50-year history recounted May 1, 2014 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 1, 2014 , p. 6 Skokie Swift, History
Skokie's train station tops weighty news year Dec. 27, 2012 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 27, 2012 , p. 16 Skokie Swift, Gorilla Tango Theatre, Abbate, Dan, Skokie Voice, Van Dusen, George, Westfield Shoppingtown Old Orchard, Skokie Theater, Community development, Vo, Carter, Perille, Donald, Skokie Theater Music Foundation (formerly Cavalcade of Music Foundation), Roberts, Randy, Skokie Theatre, Landlord-Resident Advisory Committee
Key Skokie venues recognized with honors Dec. 20, 2012 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 20, 2012 , p. 7 Skokie Swift, Skokie Sports Park, Skatium, Awards, prizes, etc.
Study focuses on West Dempster future Dec. 20, 2012 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 20, 2012 , p. 5 Skokie Swift, OKW Architects, TIF (tax increment financing), Zarch, Bonnie, Skokie - City planning, Marciani, Steve, Dempster Street Area Plan
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)
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
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)
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)
Woman escapes train vs. car crash March 10, 2011 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 10, 2011 , p. 9 Carter, Patricia F., Skokie Swift, Traffic accidents
Mayor Van Dusen looks ahead to busy 2011 Jan. 6, 2011 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 6, 2011 , p. 5 Sweety Pies Bakery, Skokie Swift, Eminent domain, Crime and criminals, Business - Restaurants and caterers, Skokie - City planning, Skokie Voice, Illinois Science and Technology Park, Value Transmission Center
The year in review: A theater is saved, and a new 'Voice' is heard in Skokie Dec. 30, 2010 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 30, 2010 , p. 8 Skokie Swift, Niles Township Food Pantry, Rikki, Menora, Moshe, Skokie Voice, Skokie - City planning, Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, Lipin, Lisa, Skokie Theater, Menora, Yossi, Theaters, Menora, Rebecca Celia, Municipal buildings, Klein, Sara, Skokie Police Department, Niles Township School District for Special Education 807, Menora, Rachel
Grant moves forward for new downtown CTA station Sept. 30, 2010 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 30, 2010 , p. 13 Skokie Swift, Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Transportation, Grants
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
Station groundbreaking in June May 20, 2010 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 20, 2010 , p. 8 Tennes, Ann, Skokie Swift, Transportation
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)
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)
RTA grant helps village plan Skokie Swift area Feb. 11, 2010 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 11, 2010 , p. 3 Skokie Swift, Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Transportation, Grants, Rigoni, Al
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
Skokie Swift welcomes Santa for Christmas Dec. 31, 2009 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 31, 2009, p. 7 Thomason, Jada, Olan, Lisa, Skokie Swift, London, Irene, Holidays and celebrations - Christmas
Top Stories of 2009: The year in review: Museum, economy make for news-packed year in Skokie Dec. 31, 2009 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 31, 2009, p. 10 Business - Funeral homes, Skokie Swift, Skoglund, Brian, Chicago Jewish Funerals, Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, Public School District 65, Gatta, Nanciann, Suicide, Public School District 69 - Management and organization, Transportation, Shepherd, Quintin, Silverman, Robert, Harris, Paula, Lewis, Aquan, School children - Transportation, Awards, prizes, etc., Diseases - Flu, Skokie Police Department, Museums, Jacobson, David, Codell, Neil, Oakton Elementary School, Gramins, Timothy, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Management and organization
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)
Extension to Old Orchard still nearly a decade away May 7, 2009 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 7, 2009, p. 6 Frank, Gail, Skokie Swift, Frank, Howard, Transportation, Westfield Shoppingtown Old Orchard
Mayor sees work ahead despite downturn Jan. 8, 2009 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 8, 2009, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Touhy Centre, Energy conservation, Rush North Shore Medical Center, Skokie Hospital, Skokie, Hospitals, Van Dusen, George, Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, Municipal employees, Business - Shopping centers, Skokie Police Department
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)
Progress on last year's projects tops mayor's priorities in 2008 Jan. 3, 2008 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 3, 2008, p. 5 Skokie Swift, Prinmar Corporation, Municipal buildings, Skokie - City planning, Van Dusen, George, Skokie Police Department, Avalon Bay Communities, Inc.
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
Developers state plans for village's downtown March 1, 2007 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 1, 2007, p. 5 Skokie Swift, Skokie Board of Trustees, Skokie - City planning, Illinois Science and Technology Park, Rigoni, Al, Thompson, Tom
Mayor: Skokie in midst of unprecedented changes Jan. 4, 2007 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 4, 2007, p. 5 Holiday Inn North Shore, Skokie Swift, Holocaust Memorial Museum, Business, Skokie Fire Department, Skokie - City planning, Hanson, Wayne, Illinois Science and Technology Park, Tennes, Ann, Schwartz, Harvey, Clark, Ann, Transportation, Optima, Inc., Westfield Shoppingtown Old Orchard, West Dempster Street Business Redevelopment District, Parks, National Louis University, Doubletree Hotel, Gorell, Jacqueline, Business - Hotels and motels, Traffic, Energy conservation, Van Dusen, George, Business - Shopping centers
Eminent domain OK'd for property near Skokie Swift Dec. 21, 2006 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 21, 2006, p. 11 Skokie Swift, Skokie Board of Trustees, Eminent domain, Roberts, Randall, Hanley, J. Patrick
A new vision April 6, 2006 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 6, 2006, p. 5 Zoning, Skokie Swift, Skokie Board of Trustees, Skokie - City planning, Van Dusen, George, Parking, Independent Merchants of Downtown Skokie, Illinois Science and Technology Park, Rigoni, Al
Mayor sees no letdown in 2006 Jan. 5, 2006 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 5, 2006, p. 5 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Skokie Swift, Taxation - Property tax, Eminent domain, Forest City Enterprises, Inc., Holocaust Memorial Museum, Skokie - City planning, Van Dusen, George, Skokie Downtown Development Committee, West Dempster Street Business Redevelopment District, Illinois Science and Technology Park, Rigoni, Al, Skokie Police Department, Zoning
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
Done deal March 17, 2005 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 17, 2005, p. 3 Illinois Technology Innovation Campus, Skokie Swift, Forest City Enterprises, Inc., Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Pfizer Inc., Skokie - City planning, Van Dusen, George
Special service area formed in 2002 March 10, 2005 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 10, 2005, p. 8 Skokie Swift, West Dempster Street Business Redevelopment District, SSA (special-service area)
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)
Greisdorf remembered for Swift Nov. 11, 2004 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 11, 2004, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Sutker, Calvin, Greisdorf, Myron, Mayors, Perille, Donald, Death
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)
Yellow Line improvements would benefit communities May 27, 2004 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 27, 2004, Sec. 1, p. 6 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Editorial
Are more changes on the way for the Skokie Swift line? May 27, 2004 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 27, 2004, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Transportation, Skokie - City planning
Group focuses on future of Skokie's downtown May 20, 2004 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 20, 2004, p. 6 Skokie Swift, Surveys and studies, Marciani, Steve, Skokie - City planning, S. B. Friedman and Associates
Skokie to get second Yellow Line station; downtown makeover May 20, 2004 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 20, 2004, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Lakota Group, Surveys and studies, Skokie - City planning, S. B. Friedman and Associates
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)
Transit study draft backs Swift extension July 31, 2003 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 31, 2003, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Area Transportation Study (CATS)
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)
Women killed by train March 13, 2003 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 13, 2003, p. 6 Skokie Swift, Khoshaba, Elishwa, Death
CATS hears ideas on future transit needs Aug. 1, 2002 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 1, 2002, p. 18 Pfingston, Jack, Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Area Transportation Study (CATS), Wies, Kermit W., Surveys and studies
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)
Rezoning nod clears way for homes on Skokie VFW property Feb. 21, 2002 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 21, 2002, Sec. 1, p. 1 Porter, Sol, Zoning, Skokie Swift, Parsons Brinkerhoff/DLK, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3854, Transportation, Construction, Housing - Single family homes
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
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
Skokie solicits Swift station restoration plans Nov. 23, 2000 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 23, 2000, p. 10 Skokie Swift, Renovation and repair, Historic buildings
Preserve past, for future's sake Nov. 2, 2000 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 2, 2000, Sec. 2, p. 6 Skokie Swift, National Register of Historic Places, Editorial, 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
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
Skokie Swift station may be headed for scrap heap July 20, 2000 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 20, 2000, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Traffic signals, Transportation, Parking, Historic buildings
Skokie gets state grant to begin Kiss 'n' Ride lane construction May 18, 2000 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 18, 2000, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Zoning, Skokie Swift, Chuck E. Cheese, Transportation, Business - Restaurants and caterers, Grants, Behm Pavement, Allen Visual Systems
Skokie gets land for Swift drop-off Dec. 2, 1999 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 2, 1999, p. 4 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Real estate, Skokie Swift, Union Pacific Railroad Company, Transportation, Operation Greenlight
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)
Skokie extends parking project pacts July 9, 1998 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 9, 1998, p. 4 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Parking
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)
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 expansion included in transit proposals Nov. 28, 1996 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 28, 1996, p. 5 Chicago Area Transportation Study (CATS) Policy Committee, Skokie Swift, Destination 2020 Regional Transportation Plan, Transportation, Northern Illinois Planning Commission
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)
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)
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
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)
Skokie Swift's new station opens tomorrow May 26, 1994 The new Skokie Swift station is due to open soon. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 26, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 5 Skokie Swift, Buildings, Transportation
Skokie Swift site rehab disputed April 7, 1994 A dispute continues over redevelopment plans at the Skokie Swift station. Skokie Review, Thursday, April 7, 1994, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Renovation and repair, Dempster Street Train Station, Historic buildings
Man found dead on Skokie Swift tracks Feb. 24, 1994 Seymour Szmola was found dead on the Skokie Swift tracks. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 24, 1994, p. 5 Skokie Swift, Szmola, Seymour, Death
Historians want to save station Dec. 9, 1993 The Skokie Historical Society is attempting to save the historic North Shore Station. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 9, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Dempster Street Train Station, Skokie Historical Society, Historic buildings
Spare Swift terminal: society Nov. 18, 1993 The Skokie Historical Society would like to preserve the 68-year-old Skokie Swift station. Skokie Review, Thursday, November 18, 1993, p. 12 Skokie Swift, Dempster Street Train Station, Transportation, Skokie Historical Society, Historic buildings
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
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)
Sat. Swift rolls into posterity Feb. 13, 1992 The Skokie Swift has stopped operating on Saturdays. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 13, 1992, p. 5 Skokie Swift, Transportation
Swift riders get parking-fee break Jan. 30, 1992 For the time being Skokie Swift riders will pay less to park at both Dempster Street lots. Skokie Review, Thursday, January 30, 1992, p. 5 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Parking
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)
Skokie Swift lot still stirs protest Aug. 15, 1991 Neighbors are still unhappy about the Skokie Swift parking lot proposed for the 5000 block of West Greenwood. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 15, 1991, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Parking
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)
Neighbors balk at Swift lot expansion March 29, 1990 Despite the findings of a $73,000 environmental impact study, neighbors still oppose expansion of the Skokie Swift parking lot. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 29, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Parking, Environment
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)
Skokie OKs Swift parking study Aug. 24, 1989 Skokie trustees will hire consultants from Envirodyne Engineers, Incorporated to look into potential problems related to a planned expansion of parking facilities for the Skokie Swift. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 24, 1989, p. 15 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Skokie Swift, Envirodyne Engineers, Incorporated, Parking
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)
News digest Feb. 23, 1989 A Skokie Village traffic engineer believes that the renovation of the Skokie Swift station at Dempster could begin next year, and be completed the same year. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 23, 1989, p. 9 Skokie Swift, Renovation and repair, Buildings, Transportation
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
Residents' please put Swift parking, expansion on hold Nov. 24, 1988 Plans to design a 220 car lot addition to the existing parking lot at the Skokie Swift station have been postponed after objections from neighbors. Skokie Review, Thursday, November 24, 1988, p. 9 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Parking
No Title Nov. 12, 1988 At the urging of a number of residents, the village Board of Trustees tabled a plan to expand parking space at the Skokie Swift station. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, November 12, 1988, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Parking
Elderly man struck by Skokie Swift Sept. 22, 1988 Donald Dragovich, a 71-year-old Skokie man who was hit by a CTA Skokie Swift train September 19, was listed in serious condition in the Rush North Shore Hospital Intensive Care Unit. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 22, 1988, p. 9 Dragovich, Donald, Skokie Swift, Accidents
News digest July 28, 1988 Ronald B. Lake, 42, of Highland Park went through railroad crossing gates on Main Street and collided with a southbound Skokie Swift train on July 27. No injuries were reported. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 28, 1988, p. 6 Skokie Swift, Traffic accidents, Lake, Ronald B.
Expanding Swift line examined by agency June 30, 1988 A NORTRAN study shows that extending the Skokie Swift to the Cook County border is not only realistic, but a lot cheaper than previously thought. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 30, 1988, p. 6 Skokie Swift, Transportation, NORTRAN Study, Surveys and studies, Cook County
Resident struck by Skokie Swift Feb. 11, 1988 A 21-year-old Skokie man was injured February 6 when he attempted to jump in front of a Skokie Swift train as it was crossing the 4600 block of Mulford Street. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 11, 1988, p. 17 Skokie Swift, Accidents
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)
Parts of Swift lot to be closed for repairs July 23, 1987 The Skokie Swift parking lot will be closed for two weekends in August for reconstruction. The estimated cost of $200,000 will be paid from lot parking fees. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 23, 1987, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Renovation and repair, Parking
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)
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)
New 'Swift' station gets final approval July 25, 1985 Federal and state funds will cover 100 percent of the $1.9 million cost to renovate the Skokie Swift Station. Construction work should be finished in 1988. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 25, 1985, p. 9 Skokie Swift, Renovation and repair, Buildings, Transportation
Funds available to build Skokie Swift station March 7, 1985 The Skokie Board is considering three proposals that would provide a new enclosed station for the Skokie Swift. Skokie Review, Thursday, March 7, 1985, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Transportation
Village seeks funding for station remodeling March 7, 1985 The Village Board has approved an application for a $1.9 million federal grant that would allow the village to enclose the Skokie Swift station and make it accessible to the disabled. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 7, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Skokie Swift, Grants
Train strikes car stopped on Swift tracks July 21, 1983 Service on the Skokie Swift was interrupted for about 20 minutes on July 19 when a train struck the front end of a car that was stopped on the tracks. There were no injuries. The driver of the car, Martha Cheney, was cited for disregarding train warnings. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 21, 1983, Sec. 1, p. 2 Skokie Swift, Traffic accidents, Cheney, Martha
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)
RTA still seeks Swift extension Aug. 27, 1981 Officials of the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) said last week that they still hoped to extend the Skokie Swift line to Old Orchard Shopping Center. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 27, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Transportation
Swifter Swift? Old Orchard extension is 'feasible March 29, 1981 The North Suburban Mass Transit District Board approved the start of a formal study to determine whether the Skokie Swift should be extended 1 1/2 miles from Dempster St. to Old Orchard Rd. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, March 29, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Surveys and studies, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
Facelift planned for Swift station March 1, 1981 A rundown office at the Skokie Swift, now occupied by the Niles Township Republican Organization, will probably be remodeled for use as a ticket office, waiting room, and package express depot for Greyhound Bus Lines. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, March 1, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 1 Greyhound Bus Lines, Skokie Swift, Renovation and repair, Buildings, Transportation
Despondent woman killed by CTA train Feb. 22, 1981 Dusanka Yurosevich, 58, who was despondent about her health, laid down in front of a Skokie Swift train on Feb. 20 and was killed instantly. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, February 22, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 1 Suicide, Skokie Swift, Yurosevich, Dusanka
Skokie woman dies as Swift severs car Jan. 29, 1981 Pearl Klopman, 65, of 4700 Old Orchard Road, was killed Jan. 28 when the car she was driving was cut in half by a Skokie Swift train. Klopman had driven around lowered gates and into the path of an eastbound train. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 29, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Accidents, Klopman, Pearl
Man killed as he drives through gates Dec. 25, 1980 Skokie resident, Jonathan Caleb, was killed when he was unable to clear the Skokie Swift tracks. The News, Thursday, December 25, 1980, p. 9 Skokie Swift, Caleb, Jonathan, Accidents
Swift extension not likely in next 10 years Dec. 7, 1980 Feasibility study on extending Skokie Swift from Dempster to Old Orchard Road. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, December 7, 1980, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Surveys and studies
Swift lot expands July 24, 1980 The Skokie Swift parking lot has added 53 parking spaces. The News, Thursday, July 24, 1980, p. 6 Skokie Swift, Parking
Extension derailed? Jan. 17, 1980 Nortran and Skokie officials deny reports the extension of the Skokie Swift to Old Orchard has been cancelled. The News, Thursday, January 17, 1980, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Transportation, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
Study extension of Skokie Swift Jan. 3, 1980 Possibility of extending the Skokie Swift to Old Orchard is being investigated by the North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN). The News, Thursday, January 3, 1980, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Transportation, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
Strike or not, Swift train hits motorist at Crawford Dec. 20, 1979 A car driven by Leonard Hackl was struck by an oncoming Swift train, the driver was slightly injured. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 20, 1979, Sec. 1, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Traffic accidents, Hackl, Leonard
Swift extension studied Dec. 6, 1979 Nortran will perform a feasibility study on extending Skokie Swift from Dempster to Old Orchard shopping center. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 6, 1979, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Transportation
Old Orchard extension sought for Swift tracks June 10, 1979 Village officials are interested in the extension of the Skokie Swift to Old Orchard Road. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, June 10, 1979, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Transportation
Swift stopped in its tracks by snow Jan. 18, 1979 The Skokie Swift has been out of operation since January 13th due to high winds and snow drifts on the track. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 18, 1979, Sec. 1, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Weather
Ordinances Oct. 26, 1978 Ordinance providing for parking restrictions around the Skokie Swift. The News, Thursday, October 26, 1978, p. 31 Skokie Swift, Ordinances, Parking
At Oakton Street crossing: Skokie Swift kills woman Sept. 28, 1978 Luba Skevin was killed after laying down on the tracks in front of an oncoming train. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 28, 1978, Sec. 1, p. 3 Suicide, Skokie Swift, Skevin, Luba
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
Swift parking fee up Feb. 26, 1976 Swift parking lot fee to increase to 50 cents. The News, Thursday, February 26, 1976, p. 4 Skokie Swift, Parking
Skokie after more Swift auto spaces Dec. 12, 1974 Village wants to expand parking facilities at the Swift terminal. The News, Thursday, December 12, 1974, p. 15 Skokie Swift, Parking
Swift kills Skokian, 85 Oct. 18, 1973 Fred Johnson walked around the gate and was hit and killed by Skokie Swift train. The News, Thursday, October 18, 1973, p. 14 Skokie Swift, Johnson, Fred, Death
It's high time Aug. 9, 1973 Comments on proposed parking facility for the Skokie Swift. The News, Thursday, August 9, 1973, p. 8 Skokie Swift, Parking
Extra lot for Skokie Swift? July 12, 1973 Illinois Department of Transportation conducted public hearings on advisability of acquiring land for second parking lot for Skokie Swift. The News, Thursday, July 12, 1973, p. 5 Skokie Swift, Illinois Department of Transportation, Parking
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)
Study recommends a Hamlin Swift stop May 27, 1971 Study prepared for North Suburban Transportation Council includes proposal for Skokie Swift stop on Hamlin Avenue. The News, Thursday, May 27, 1971, p. 2 Skokie Swift, Transportation, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
Asks for bus beyond 'Swift Dec. 2, 1965 Mayor Albert Smith proposes express buses between Skokie Swift and Old Orchard Road. The News, Thursday, December 2, 1965, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Old Orchard Road
The meteoric rise of Skokie Swift Sept. 9, 1965 History of the Skokie Swift. The News, Thursday, September 9, 1965, Sec. 2, p. 12 Skokie Swift, Transportation
Skokie Swift has a birthday April 22, 1965 First anniversary of the 'Swift' is celebrated. The News, Thursday, April 22, 1965, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Transportation
Skokie Swift '64s top story Dec. 31, 1964 Survey of past year's events are given. The News, Thursday, December 31, 1964, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Skokie - History
Acceptance of 'Swift' phenomenal April 23, 1964 First days of the Swift set phenomenal records. The News, Thursday, April 23, 1964, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Transportation
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)