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Nearly five children are hit by people driving every day in Illinois while walking or biking within one block of a school.

Visioning session for Englewood railroads

The Greater Englewood Rails to Trails Commission will hold its first visioning session on the Rails to Trails Project. The visioning session will focus on the Englewood Elevated Tracks along 59th Street. This proposed 2 ½ mile unused track improvement project will require your insight and consideration of all the possibilities, including the land near the tracks at the various gateways and nearby open spaces.

The visioning session will be held:
9:30 a.m. to 12 noon Kelly Branch Library 6151 South Normal Blvd. (2nd Floor)

Refreshments will be available

Call John Paul Jones, Friends of the Parks and local stakeholder @ (312) 857-2757 ext. 15. or Julie Samuels, Openlands at 312/863-6256 or email at