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Neighboring towns have disparate transit needs, options 2012-09-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 6, 2012 , p. 15 Lincolnwood, Skokie Swift, Transportation, Skokie, Marciani, Steve, Van Dusen, George, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Skokie el bridges well maintained, CTA says 2012-08-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 2, 2012 , p. 5 Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Cook, Erik
Village celebrates new station in grand style 2012-06-28 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 2012-05-03 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 2012-05-03 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 2012-05-03 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 2012-04-05 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 2011-06-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 16, 2011 , p. 5 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Grant moves forward for new downtown CTA station 2010-09-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 30, 2010 , p. 13 Skokie Swift, Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Transportation, Grants
CTA station, bike path projects move forward 2010-07-15 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 2010-06-24 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 2010-06-17 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 2010-05-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 20, 2010 , p. 8 Tennes, Ann, Skokie Swift, Transportation
Path ahead still unclear for Swift's Niles North station 2010-05-06 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 2010-05-06 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 2010-04-08 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 2010-04-01 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 2010-02-11 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 2010-01-07 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
Top Stories of 2009: The year in review: Museum, economy make for news-packed year in Skokie 2009-12-31 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
Car-sharing program comes to Skokie 2009-11-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 26, 2009, p. 11 Transportation, Kosmacher, Rick, Jin, Holly, I-Go Car Sharing
Downtown Swift project back on track 2009-11-19 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 2009-10-29 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 2009-10-15 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 2009-10-01 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 2009-08-20 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 2009-05-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 7, 2009, p. 6 Frank, Gail, Skokie Swift, Frank, Howard, Transportation, Westfield Shoppingtown Old Orchard
Manufacturing zone code changes supported by panel 2009-01-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 29, 2009, p. 6 Zoning, Transportation, Skokie Plan Commission, Marciani, Steve
Skokie Swift to keep service on weekends 2008-10-09 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 9, 2008, p. 8 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Election 2008: Candidate forum on transportation 2008-10-09 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 9, 2008, p. 11 Appel, Brendan, Younan, Michael, Coulson, Elizabeth, Schoenberg, Jeffrey, Elections, U.S. House of Representatives 9th District, Illinois House of Representatives 17th District, Shanfield, Morris, Schakowsky, Janice, Biss, Daniel, Illinois Senate 9th District, Transportation
Residents want say on Swift extension 2008-09-04 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 2008-09-04 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 2008-09-04 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 4, 2008, p. 5 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Van Dusen, George, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Green-themed' shuttle starts in District 219 2008-08-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 21, 2008, p. 7 Gatta, Nanciann, Niles Township Federation of Teachers, Transportation, Energy conservation, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Policies, Grossman, Steve
CTA holds meeting on Swift extension 2008-08-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 21, 2008, p. 5 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Skokie Swift car derails, no one aboard 2007-08-23 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 23, 2007, p. 91 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Residents hear details of future Swift station 2007-08-09 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 9, 2007, p. 6 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Village seeks properties for CTA station project 2007-06-21 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 2007-05-31 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 2007-03-22 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
Mayor: Skokie in midst of unprecedented changes 2007-01-04 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
$1 million earmarked for Swift 2005-12-01 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 2005-08-04 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)
Now's the time to speak out against cutting CTA service 2004-10-14 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 2004-10-14 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 14, 2004, Sec. 1, p. 1 Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Overhead lines being replaced by third rail on CTA Yellow Line 2004-09-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 2, 2004, p. 10 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
CTA converting Swift to third-rail power 2004-08-05 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 5, 2004, Sec. 1, p. 4 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Give support to bus route 2004-07-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 22, 2004, p. 18 PACE, Transportation, Editorial
Yellow Line improvements would benefit communities 2004-05-27 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? 2004-05-27 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 27, 2004, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Transportation, Skokie - City planning
Skokie Swift extension gets backing of mayor 2004-01-08 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)
Swift study is good idea 2003-10-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 2, 2003, p. 18 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Editorial
Skokie Swift expansion to be studied 2003-09-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 18, 2003, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Transit study draft backs Swift extension 2003-07-31 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 31, 2003, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Area Transportation Study (CATS)
Swift line extension draws input 2003-07-03 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 3, 2003, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Briefs: new numbers for senior transit 2003-03-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 27, 2003, p. 10 Transportation, STAR Senior Transportation Program, Aged
Agency donates wheels 2003-02-13 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 13, 2003, Sec. 1, p. 6 Transportation, Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR), Liponi Foundation for Special Recreation
Same-day scheduling for senior bus service 2002-12-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 26, 2002, p. 3 Transportation, Rivenson, Meryl, Aged, Disabled, Senior Transit for Area Residents (STAR)
CATS hears ideas on future transit needs 2002-08-01 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 2002-08-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 1, 2002, p. 13 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Accidents
Input sought for roadway, transit plan 2002-07-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 18, 2002, p. 5 Ryan, Eugene, Transportation, Chicago Area Transportation Study (CATS), Surveys and studies
Swift extension among proposals 2002-07-18 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)
Give input on transit plan 2002-07-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 18, 2002, p. 14 Transportation, Chicago Area Transportation Study (CATS), Surveys and studies, Editorial
Pace seeks changes to serve more areas 2002-04-25 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 25, 2002, p. 8 PACE, Laflamme, Mindy, Transportation, Case, John
Board trims bus routes for seniors 2002-04-25 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 25, 2002, p. 3 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Transportation, Rivenson, Meryl, Van Dusen, George, Senior Transit for Area Residents (STAR), Aged, Rigoni, Al
Senior bus use short of estimate 2002-03-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 7, 2002, p. 3 Vanderpool, Mark, Fair, Mila, Transportation, Rivenson, Meryl, Van Dusen, George, Senior Transit for Area Residents (STAR), Aged, Jaffe, Marian
Village projects, non-profits get Skokie block grant money 2002-02-28 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 28, 2002, Sec. 1, p. 1 Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR), Grants, Evanston/Skokie Valley Senior Services, Senior Transit for Area Residents (STAR), Social agencies, Great Opportunities, Community development, PEER Services, Evanston Shelter for Battered Women, Transportation, Community Development Block Grants, Center for Enriched Living
Village OKs Swift expansion study 2002-02-21 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 2002-02-21 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
Skokie board creates new transit-oriented zoning on Dempster 2002-02-07 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 7, 2002, Sec. 1, p. 1 Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA), Zoning, Halas, James, Skokie Board of Trustees, Transportation, Dempster Street, Skokie Police Department
Swift extension eyed; lines coming down 2002-01-24 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 2002-01-24 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 24, 2002, Sec. 1, p. 8 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Editorial, Metra
Mayor looks forward to new year in Skokie 2002-01-03 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 3, 2002, p. 13 Future, Transportation, Skokie, Van Dusen, George, Skokie Fire Department, Technology
Year in Review : Skokie rolls out seniors' buses 2001-12-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 27, 2001, p. 9 Dempster Street Train Station, Transportation, Aged, Senior Transit for Area Residents (STAR)
Residents should use Skokie's new Senior Transit System 2001-10-18 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 18, 2001, Sec. 1, p. 8 Transportation, Aged, Senior Transit for Area Residents (STAR), Editorial
Skokie's senior transit system begins Oct. 15, register now 2001-10-11 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 11, 2001, Sec. 1, p. 4 Transportation, Aged, Senior Transit for Area Residents (STAR)
Bus service signup urged 2001-10-04 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 4, 2001, p. 12 Transportation, Aged, Senior Transit for Area Residents (STAR)
Metra, CTA add trains to handle city exodus 2001-09-13 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
Bus service start set 2001-09-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 6, 2001, p. 4 Transportation, Aged, Senior Transit for Area Residents (STAR)
October start now likely for senior transit 2001-07-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 5, 2001, p. 3 PACE, Vanderpool, Mark, Transportation, Aged, Jaffe, Marian, Metzger, Melinda
Skokie makes right move with senior transit 2001-06-07 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 7, 2001, Sec. 1, p. 5 Transportation, Aged, Editorial
Skokie trustees approve new transit program for seniors 2001-05-31 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 31, 2001, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, PACE, Dial-a-Ride Program, Transportation, Aged
Village OKs transit service for seniors 2001-05-10 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 10, 2001, p. 3 Whiting, Geneve, PACE, Dial-a-Ride Program, Sweig, Shirley, Transportation, Aged, Rosenberg, Marian, Jaffe, Marian
Mayor lists goals for 2001 2001-01-04 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 4, 2001, p. 3 Transportation, Community development, Government - Skokie
Seniors ask village to get on the bus 2000-08-31 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 31, 2000, p. 3 Weintraub, Judy, Sweig, Shirley, Transportation, Fair, Neela, Aged, Jacobson, Ruth, Jaffe, Marian, Levine, Sid
Durbin tours, talks transit 2000-08-24 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
Skokie Swift station may be headed for scrap heap 2000-07-20 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 20, 2000, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Traffic signals, Transportation, Parking, Historic buildings
Township OKs $2.5M budget 2000-06-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 29, 2000, p. 10 Dial-a-Ride Program, Niles Township - Budget and expenditures, Transportation, Jaffe, Marian
Skokie gets state grant to begin Kiss 'n' Ride lane construction 2000-05-18 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
Pace to install bike racks 2000-04-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 27, 2000, p. 4 PACE, Sports - Cycling, Transportation
Leaders peer into the 21st century 1999-12-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 30, 1999, p. 5 Halas, James, Future, Transportation, Children, Hartman, Steve, Witry, Richard (Dick) J., Van Dusen, George, Taxation, Housing
More trouble for CTA train-stopper 1999-12-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 2, 1999, p. 4 Schoenborn, Tony, Traffic accidents, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Skokie gets land for Swift drop-off 1999-12-02 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 1999-11-25 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 25, 1999, p. 4 Skokie Swift, Traffic accidents, Schoenborn, Tony, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Local project in state plan 1999-05-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 27, 1999, p. 10 Gross Point Road, Illinois First, Government - Illinois, Transportation, Streets - Maintenance and repair, Laws and regulations
Skokie touts Swift growth 1999-04-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 8, 1999, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Northwest Municipal Conference, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
CTA proposes bargains, passes 1998-09-17 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 17, 1998, p. 11 Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Skokie extends parking project pacts 1998-07-09 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 9, 1998, p. 4 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Parking
Skokie Swift riders : Get ready to pucker up 1998-07-09 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 9, 1998, Sec. 1, p. 3 Skokie Swift, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
PACE picks director 1998-06-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 11, 1998, p. 13 PACE, Employees, Ross, T.J., Transportation
CTA, Pepsi ink vending pact 1998-05-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 28, 1998, p. 11 Advertising, signs and sign boards, Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Pepsi
Jet noise map to be based on radar data 1998-05-14 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 14, 1998, p. 18 O'Hare Noise Compatibility Commission, Transportation, O'Hare Airport, Noise
Pace to increase bus route service 1998-04-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 16, 1998, p. 4 PACE, Transportation, Route 208
Pace maintenance records were falsified, officials say 1998-02-12 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 12, 1998, p. 14 PACE, Transportation
Pace hires firm to find replacement for DiJohn 1998-02-12 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 12, 1998, p. 14 PACE, Employees, Transportation, William E. Hay & Co.
Renumbering for confusion 1998-01-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 29, 1998, p. 16 Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Pace reprimanded for illegal meetings 1998-01-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 15, 1998, p. 12 PACE, Government, Transportation, Illinois Open Meetings Act
Despite RTA pressure, Pace rejects fare hike 1997-11-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 27, 1997, p. 22 PACE, Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Transportation
Pace director to get pension, year's pay 1997-11-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 27, 1997, p. 22 DiJohn, Joseph, PACE, Employees, Transportation
Pace's golden parachute 1997-11-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 27, 1997, p. 18 DiJohn, Joseph, PACE, Employees, Transportation, Editorial
Senior cards: tough to get 1997-08-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 21, 1997, p. 18 Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Editorial
At a slower Pace : New scheduling in suburban bus routes could make some riders long for the comfort of the Kennedy 1997-07-10 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 10, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 13 PACE, Transportation
Swift expansion included in transit proposals 1996-11-28 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
Offensive school bus sticker to go : Company 1996-06-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 6, 1996, p. 16 Maierhofer Inc., Transportation, Heidt, Jerry, Traceman, Ken, Rivenson, Meryl, Students
Swift rail car fire slows 'rush' hour 1996-04-25 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 1996-02-15 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 1995-11-09 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 9, 1995, p. 9 Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Belcaster, Robert
Old Orchard bus stop OK's 1995-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 1995, p. 4 PACE, Skokie Board of Trustees, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Transportation
Public transportation 1995-06-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 29, 1995, p. 13 Government - U.S., Transportation, Intermodal Surface Transportation Enhancement Act, Editorial
Metra reports ridership up 1995-04-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 13, 1995, p. 4 Transportation, Ladd, Jeff, Railroads, Metra
CTA project ends, new one begins 1994-09-22 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 1994-09-15 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 1994-05-26 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
High school bus contract placed on hold 1994-05-05 Niles Township High Schools will be without a transportation contract after the next school year. Skokie Review, Thursday, May 5, 1994, p. 5 Transportation, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
Bids rejected but business contract extension offered 1994-05-05 Niles Township High Schools will be without a transportation contract after the next school year. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 5, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 4 Transportation, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
Bus service slash on way on Lincoln 1994-01-06 Starting in February service will be limited on Pace bus line 210. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 6, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 3 PACE, Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Transportation
Spare Swift terminal: society 1993-11-18 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
CTA yard rehab detailed 1992-09-17 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 1992-06-18 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 1992-06-04 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)
Renovations set for Swift station 1992-05-28 The Old Chicago, North Shore, and Milwaukee Railroad Station will be torn down to make room for a new station. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 28, 1992, Sec. 1, p. 1 Buildings, Transportation, Old Chicago, North Shore, and Milwaukee Railroad Station
Sat. Swift rolls into posterity 1992-02-13 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 1992-01-30 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
Suburbs band to get fair share of transit pie 1992-01-23 Skokie is spearheading an effort to increase mass-transit funding in the northern suburbs. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 23, 1992, Sec. 1, p. 1 Budget and expenditures, Transportation
For the Swift, the CTA giveth, then taketh 1991-11-28 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 1991-11-21 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 1991-11-21 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 1991-10-31 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 1991-10-17 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 1991-10-03 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)
Plan might include rail line in suburbs 1991-09-12 An option for building a new commuter rail line is included in a new mass transit plan drafted by the Northwest Municipal Conference (NWMC). Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 12, 1991, Sec. 1, p. 4 Northwest Municipal Conference, Transportation, Railroads
Skokie Swift lot still stirs protest 1991-08-15 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 1991-06-20 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 1991-06-20 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)
Mayors agree : Scrap Nortran 1990-11-29 Mayors and village managers of 19 communities voted 16-3 to suspend Nortran, the mass transit organization which has been operating public transportation in 26 northern suburbs since 1972. Skokie Review, Thursday, November 29, 1990, p. 3 Transportation, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
Neighbors balk at Swift lot expansion 1990-03-29 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 1990-02-22 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 1990-02-08 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 1990-01-18 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 1989-12-21 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 1989-04-20 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 1989-02-23 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 1989-02-02 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 1989-01-07 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)
Residents' please put Swift parking, expansion on hold 1988-11-24 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 1988-11-12 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
Expanding Swift line examined by agency 1988-06-30 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
Mixed views on transport 1988-03-12 Transportation service for the disabled in Skokie, Niles, Morton Grove and other surrounding communities has expanded during the 1980's. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, March 12, 1988, Sec. 1, p. 1 Niles, Transportation, Disabled, Skokie, Morton Grove
After 20 years, Swift operator's seen it all 1987-10-01 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 1987-07-30 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 shop helps keep CTA on track 1987-05-30 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)
Dial-A-Ride reform considered 1987-04-30 Village trustees are contemplating reform of Skokie's senior citizen Dial-A-Ride program because of suspected abuse. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 30, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 1 Dial-a-Ride Program, Transportation, Aged
Skokie Swift slated for renovation work 1986-09-25 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? 1986-09-18 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 bus Route 216 gets the ax 1986-08-21 The 216 Pace bus route will be discontinued. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 21, 1986, p. 3 PACE, Transportation, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
NORTRAN OK's route changes 1986-08-21 Improvements and changes will be made to north suburban bus routes. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 21, 1986, Sec. 1, p. 5 PACE, Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Transportation, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
Pace, Nortran may take control issues to heart 1986-07-17 Pace and the North Suburban Transit District (Nortran) are feuding over control of the suburban transit system. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 17, 1986, p. 4 PACE, Transportation, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
L trains at swift yard vandalized 1986-07-17 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 senior citizens beginning to accept changes to Dial-A-Ride 1986-06-05 Skokie senior citizens are beginning to accept changes made nine months ago to the Dial-A-Ride program. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 5, 1986, p. 5 Dial-a-Ride Program, Transportation, Aged
Skokie route may be trimmed 1986-05-29 Pace bus route 216 will probably be eliminated during the day and shortened during rush hour. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 29, 1986, Sec. 1, p. 14 PACE, Transportation, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
Days appear numbered for Skokie bus no.216 1986-05-08 An RTA panel seeking to reduce duplicate transit service has targeted route 216 in Skokie for elimination. Skokie Review, Thursday, May 8, 1986, p. 3 Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Transportation
Skokie Swift users react to latest CTA fare hike 1986-02-13 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 1986-01-02 $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)
Dial-A-Ride's growth forces service limit 1985-08-29 A new system has been designed by the village to help senior citizens with the increasingly high cost of transportation. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 29, 1985, p. 5 Transportation, Aged
New 'Swift' station gets final approval 1985-07-25 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
Village picks up bugger tab for ride program; rejects proposed fee 1985-06-06 A plan to charge an annual fee to the people using Skokie's Dial-a-Ride program was rejected by the Village Board. The board has agreed to pay an additional $25,000 to support the program. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 6, 1985, p. 7 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Transportation, Disabled
Funds available to build Skokie Swift station 1985-03-07 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
Nortran approves budget 1984-12-20 NORTRAN has approved the fiscal year 1985 budget. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 20, 1984, p. 17 Budget and expenditures, Transportation, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
Transportation pact aids handicapped 1984-09-02 Recent steps taken by Niles Township suburbs will improve transportation for the disabled. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, September 2, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 1 Transportation, Disabled
Nortran trims 1984 budget 1984-01-05 James A. Mahoney, Nortran Chairman, has stated that a number of different factors contributed to ridership gains during the holiday season. The News, Thursday, January 5, 1984, p. 3 Transportation, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN), Mahoney, James A.
Dial-a-Ride cabs change for 1984 1983-12-22 The Skokie Board of Trustees has awarded a $113,400 contract to 303 Cab Association of Wilmette for the provision of transportation services to seniors and individuals with limited mobility. The News, Thursday, December 22, 1983, p. 3 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Transportation, 303 Cab Association
NORTRAN making money 1983-09-08 NORTRAN has increased its revenue for pass sales 25 percent over the previous month. The News, Thursday, September 8, 1983, p. 3 Budget and expenditures, Transportation, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
NORTRAN honored for improved safety 1983-08-04 NORTRAN received the American Public Transit Association's Safety Certificate this year for an improved safety record. The News, Thursday, August 4, 1983, p. 3 Safety devices and measures, Transportation, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN), Awards, prizes, etc.
NORTRAN passes preliminary budget 1983-07-07 The Board of Directors of NORTRAN unanimously approved a preliminary 1984 budget. The News, Thursday, July 7, 1983, p. 3 Budget and expenditures, Transportation, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
Ridership record set 1983-04-28 The District's ridership increased 11 percent in 1982. $274,500 loaned by the District's member communities has been repaid. The News, Thursday, April 28, 1983, p. 9 Budget and expenditures, Transportation, Statistics, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
En route: NORTRAN plan revised 1983-03-10 NORTRAN's #216 bus route began service this week on its new, revised route which includes stops at the new Cook County Circuit Court building on Old Orchard Rd. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 10, 1983, Sec. 1, p. 1 Transportation, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
Route changed to serve new courthouse 1983-03-03 James A. Mahoney of Niles was unanimously elected chairman of the North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN) by the Board of Trustees at their February 23 meeting. The News, Thursday, March 3, 1983, p. 4 Transportation, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN), Mahoney, James A.
Starting service 1983-01-06 Since the new Cook County Courthouse opened on December 13th, public transportation to the facility has been provided by bus route 208. The News, Thursday, January 6, 1983, p. 6 Cook County Courthouse, Transportation, Courts, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
30,000 begin carpooling 1982-10-07 A total of 60 local companies with a combined workforce of 30,000 people will being a carpooling program in October. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 7, 1982, Sec. 1, p. 9 Transportation,
Pooling their resources 1982-09-30 Sixty companies with a combined work force of 30,000 people are working on what could be the region's largest carpooling program. The News, Thursday, September 30, 1982, p. 3 Transportation,
RTA passes available April 26 at eight Skokie MG locations 1982-04-25 The Regional Transportation Authority monthly passes eliminate the need for exact change and make it more economical to use public transportation. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, April 25, 1982, Sec. 1, p. 2 Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Transportation
Jaffe blasts CTA surcharge 1982-04-01 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)
Bus surcharge gone 1981-10-08 The emergency fare surcharge has been removed from all NORTRAN routes as of October 1. The base fare for adults on suburban routes is now $.90 and the fare for local routes is $.60. The News, Thursday, October 8, 1981, p. 4 Transportation, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
Commuters cringe at Swift kick in the pocketbook 1981-09-13 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 1981-09-10 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)
RTA still seeks Swift extension 1981-08-27 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
Proposed suburban exemption from RTA tax 1981-08-13 State Rep. Aaron Jaffe has charged that the RTA Board has not given the suburban communities served by the North Suburban Mass Transit District a "fair shake" in the distribution of funds. The News, Thursday, August 13, 1981, p. 2 Budget and expenditures, Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Transportation, Jaffe, Aaron, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
Nortran gets $50,000 loan 1981-06-25 Skokie has joined several other suburbs in approving a $50,000 loan to the North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN). Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 25, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 1 Flintrup, Walter, Transportation, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
Nortran keeps rolling 1981-06-14 North Suburban Mass Transit District buses will run for at least another two weeks. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, June 14, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 1 Transportation, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
Nortran hanging on until June 12 1981-06-04 The Regional Transportation Authority provided last minute funds to meet NORTRAN's payroll on May 29. NORTRAN hopes to continue normal operations through June 12. The News, Thursday, June 4, 1981, p. 9 Budget and expenditures, Transportation, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
Commuter blues: 'Swift' riders predict higher fares 1981-04-19 The threatened mid-April shutdown of the RTA has been averted, but Skokie area commuters are now concerned about a possible shutdown at the end of the month. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, April 19, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 1 Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Transportation
Swifter Swift? Old Orchard extension is 'feasible 1981-03-29 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)
NORTRAN OKs Swift extension 1981-03-26 The North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN) has endorsed a just completed study of the feasibility of extending CTA service north from Dempster St. to Old Orchard. The News, Thursday, March 26, 1981, p. 7 Transportation, Surveys and studies, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
Facelift planned for Swift station 1981-03-01 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
n/a 1981-02-08 Officials are studying ways to make Skokie Swift crossings safer in the wake of a fatal car-train collision on January 28. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, February 8, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 3 Safety devices and measures, Traffic accidents, Transportation
Swift extension not likely in next 10 years 1980-12-07 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
New RTA $ won't stop fare increase 1980-11-27 The RTA funding shortages may result in cutbacks, including bus route 216 in Skokie. The News, Thursday, November 27, 1980, p. 3 Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Transportation
Dial-a-Bus contract changed 1980-01-24 Dial-a-Bus has awarded a 2-month contract to a new bus company. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 24, 1980, Sec. 1, p. 1 Transportation, Dial-a-Bus
Extension derailed? 1980-01-17 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 1980-01-03 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)
Transit shutdown hits area 1979-12-20 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
Swift extension studied 1979-12-06 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
RTA adds, subtracts local routes 1979-11-08 RTA voted to eliminate Route 217, one of two local bus routes. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 8, 1979, Sec. 1, p. 1 Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Transportation
Skokie ready to discontinue one bus route 1979-07-26 Village Trustees requested RTA to continue 216 bus service on a 6-day basis although the 217 bus service would be discontinued. The News, Thursday, July 26, 1979, p. 3 Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Transportation
Skokie offers to hike bus subsidy 1979-06-14 Skokie Trustees voted to offer to increase the village's subsidy to the RTA to avoid losing 2 local bus routes. The News, Thursday, June 14, 1979, p. 3 Skokie Board of Trustees, Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Transportation
CTA starts Skokie Blvd. bus route 1979-06-14 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)
Old Orchard extension sought for Swift tracks 1979-06-10 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
Skokie hits bus cutbacks 1979-06-07 Skokie officials oppose the Regional Transit Authority's proposed elimination of two local bus routes. The News, Thursday, June 7, 1979, p. 3 Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Transportation
Village asks elderly to take a seat 1979-05-17 Skokie and Niles Township will begin a bus service for the elderly and residents with limited mobility on May 29. The News, Thursday, May 17, 1979, p. 3 Government - Niles Township, Transportation, Government - Skokie
Senior buses get go-ahead 1979-03-08 Niles Township Board will pay 2/3 of the cost of a bus service for the aged in Skokie. Skokie will pay the other 1/3. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 8, 1979, Sec. 1, p. 2 Niles Township Board, Skokie Board of Trustees, Transportation, Aged
Swift stopped in its tracks by snow 1979-01-18 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
Buses run again today 1978-11-02 Suburban bus service is back to normal today following a resolution of the drivers' strike. The News, Thursday, November 2, 1978, p. 16 Transportation, Strikes, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
Skokie OKs talks with Evanston on handicapped transportation 1978-02-23 Skokie will discuss with Evanston the feasibility of offering door-to-door handicapped transportation in the two communities. The News, Thursday, February 23, 1978, p. 9 Evanston, Transportation, Disabled, Skokie
RTA OKs Skokie grant for handicapped transit 1978-01-12 RTA approved an application from Skokie and Evanston to fund handicapped transportation in the communities. The News, Thursday, January 12, 1978, p. 3 Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Transportation, Disabled
New RTA bus route 89 links Skokie, L'wood to Northeastern 1977-09-15 New RTA bus route 89 links Skokie and Lincolnwood with Northeastern University. The News, Thursday, September 15, 1977, p. 3 Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Transportation
Flintrup is elected to NORTRAN chair 1977-03-03 Walter Flintrup was elected to chairman of North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN). The News, Thursday, March 3, 1977, p. 20 Flintrup, Walter, Transportation, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
Flintrup is named Nortran chairman 1977-02-27 Walter Flintrup has been elected Chairman of North Suburban Mass Transit District. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, February 27, 1977, Sec. 1, p. 5 Flintrup, Walter, Transportation, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
NORTRAN will get Skokie tax funds 1976-12-23 Village Board approves funds for local bus service. The News, Thursday, December 23, 1976, p. 9 Skokie Board of Trustees, Transportation, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
Sko helps bail out Nortran: $37,000 Nortran loan 1976-07-29 Skokie agreed to loan the North Suburban Transit Authority $37,000. The News, Thursday, July 29, 1976, p. 3 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Transportation, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
Bus fare hike for Skokie: Route cuts by Dec. 1 1975-10-30 Bus fares to increase and routes to change. The News, Thursday, October 30, 1975, p. 3 Transportation,
Service changes eyed: Nortran looks to bus cuts 1975-10-02 Article on proposals for cutting deficit at NORTRAN, including a fare increase. The News, Thursday, October 2, 1975, p. 3 Transportation, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
NORTRAN flays RTA funding: Seeks fed intervention 1975-08-21 RTA is requesting more funding from NORTRAN. The News, Thursday, August 21, 1975, p. 3 Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Transportation, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
Skokie bus service may see some cuts 1975-08-14 NORTRAN proposes service cuts to make Skokie local buses into a more efficient system. The News, Thursday, August 14, 1975, p. 5 Transportation, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
CTA may take over Skokie route 1975-08-14 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)
Skokie buses tote 435,000 1975-01-30 Various bus routes supported by Skokie had more than 435,000 riders during 1974. The News, Thursday, January 30, 1975, p. 3 Transportation,
Skokie looks at bus usage 1975-01-23 Village approved payment to NORTRAN. The News, Thursday, January 23, 1975, p. 5 Skokie Board of Trustees, Transportation, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
CTA cuts fares 1974-10-10 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)
OCC shuttle bus 1974-08-29 OCC will provide free shuttle bus service for students using public transportation. The News, Thursday, August 29, 1974, p. 5 Oakton Community College, Transportation
Free ride plan starts Monday 1974-08-08 Downtown Skokie merchants are providing free rides on buses for customers. The News, Thursday, August 8, 1974, p. 5 Downtown Skokie Merchants Association, Transportation
CTA will cooperate: Pikarsky 1974-08-08 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
Free Bus Rides: D'town Skokie goes after customers 1974-07-25 Downtown Merchants Association arranges transportation for customers. The News, Thursday, July 25, 1974, p. 6 Downtown Skokie Merchants Association, Business - Retail, Transportation
Skokie enhances bus service 1974-07-04 Article on the re-routing and expansion of the bus services in Skokie. The News, Thursday, July 4, 1974, p. 3 Transportation,
Roadrunner' runs roads 1974-04-18 Winner in contest to name the Skokie bus is "The Skokie Roadrunner". The News, Thursday, April 18, 1974, p. 2 Transportation, Mohip, Baldea, Skokie Roadrunner, Competitions
Grab on, Skokie taxes on way up 1974-04-11 Article on transportation use by Skokie residents. The News, Thursday, April 11, 1974, p. 2 Transportation,
New buses Monday 1974-02-28 New weekday rush hour bus service to begin March 4th. The News, Thursday, February 28, 1974, p. 1 Transportation,
Skokie buses doing well 1973-12-06 Skokie bus service is half way to break-even point. The News, Thursday, December 6, 1973, p. 1 Transportation, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
Skokie buses start Monday 1973-11-23 Information on routes and hours of two new bus lines in Skokie. The News, Friday, November 23, 1973, p. 1 Transportation, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
Skokie buses to run again 1973-11-15 Skokie's newest bus service will begin operations on November 26th. The News, Thursday, November 15, 1973, p. 1 Transportation, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
NSMTD oks Skokie bus plans 1973-11-08 Nortran and Village to provide new bus service for two routes in Skokie. The News, Thursday, November 8, 1973, p. 5 Transportation, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
Buses OKed: Kill Sharp Corner street widening 1973-10-18 Negotiations have begun to provide bus service in Skokie area. The News, Thursday, October 18, 1973, p. 1 Gross Point Road, Transportation, Skokie Boulevard, Church Street, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
Skokie acts to salvage NSMTD 1973-08-30 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)
Evanston, too: Skokie backs buses with $$$$$ 1973-08-09 Controversy on Skokie's share of the subsidy package to the North Shore Mass Transit District budget. The News, Thursday, August 9, 1973, p. 1 Transportation, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
No bus strike end in sight 1973-05-03 Evanston bus strike has no settlement in sight. The News, Thursday, May 3, 1973, p. 4 Evanston Bus Company, Transportation, Strikes
Evanston buses stop running 1973-04-26 Evanston Bus Company drivers and mechanics went on strike April 24th. The News, Thursday, April 26, 1973, p. 1 Evanston Bus Company, Transportation, Strikes
Skokie, CTA at odds; enter Evanston bus 1972-08-24 Differences between Skokie officials and CTA are not resolved. The News, Thursday, August 24, 1972, p. 11 Transportation, Skokie, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Dissolve us, Skokie transit board urges 1971-08-05 Skokie Mass Transportation District expresses desire to be absorbed by NORTRAN. The News, Thursday, August 5, 1971, p. 1 Transportation, Skokie Mass Transportation District, North Suburban Mass Transit District (NORTRAN)
Study recommends a Hamlin Swift stop 1971-05-27 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)
$47,000 may start buses a-runnin 1968-10-31 Federal grant of $47,000 given to Skokie Mass Transportation District. The News, Thursday, October 31, 1968, p. 36 Transportation, Skokie Mass Transportation District
Asks for bus beyond 'Swift 1965-12-02 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 1965-09-09 History of the Skokie Swift. The News, Thursday, September 9, 1965, Sec. 2, p. 12 Skokie Swift, Transportation
Skokie Swift has a birthday 1965-04-22 First anniversary of the 'Swift' is celebrated. The News, Thursday, April 22, 1965, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Transportation
Acceptance of 'Swift' phenomenal 1964-04-23 First days of the Swift set phenomenal records. The News, Thursday, April 23, 1964, p. 1 Skokie Swift, Transportation
CTA begs merchants for money 1964-02-20 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 1964-02-13 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 1964-01-30 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? 1963-10-10 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 1963-01-31 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 1963-01-24 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)
Thousands come to say 'Goodbye': A gracious lady dies 1963-01-24 The North Shore railway ended service on Monday, January 21st. The News, Thursday, January 24, 1963, p. 1 North Shore Railway, Transportation
CTA 'L' trains on track to Skokie 1963-01-10 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)