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While the Chicago region’s population grew by 18 percent since 1980, the traffic increased by 66 percent in the same period.

Public meeting on Bus Rapid Transit in the Loop May 2

The Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT), in partnership with the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) and 42nd Ward Ald. Brendan Reilly, invites you to attend a public open house on bus rapid transit (BRT).

The meeting will be held Wednesday, May 2 at the Chicago Architecture Foundation's Lecture Hall at 224 S. Michigan Ave.

The new BRT service in the Loop will provide riders with fast and reliable connections throughout the central business district – from Union Station and Ogilvie Transportation Center through the Loop and over to Streeterville and Navy Pier.

The open house begins at 5 p.m.

Open session: 5 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
Attendees can view and discuss project plans with CDOT, CTA and the project team. Written feedback can also be submitted at this time.

Presentation: 5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
Ald. Reilly and CDOT Commissioner Gabe Klein will make introductory remarks on BRT. CDOT Deputy Commissioner Luann Hamilton will present the city’s plans for the Central Loop BRT project.

Open session: 6:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
Attendees have a final opportunity to view and discuss project plans with the project team and submit feedback.