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Project Description

Guides to rail stations and accessible routes for CTA customers who are blind or have a visual impairment will be produced by this project. The guides to CTA's rail stations will be produced in Braille, plain text, and audio files. The plain text and audio files will be available on CTA's website.

 
Status
Status:In Progress
Program:Job Access Reverse Commute / New Freedom / Section 5310
Program Type:JARC/NF
Program Year:2013-2014
Project Type(s):Mobility Management
Grantee:Chicago Transit Authority
Current Activities:The CTA and the Lighthouse for the Blind have agreed on the common description for the stations. The first stations that are under review are on the Pink and Orange Lines.
Information Updated:November 2017
 
Funding
RTA:$0.00
Local:$9,825.00
Federal:$43,230.00
Total:$53,055.00
 
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Related Jurisdictions
Counties:Cook
Municipalities:Chicago, Cicero, Evanston, Forest Park, Oak Park, Park Ridge, River Forest, Rosemont, Skokie, Wilmette
US Congressional Districts:1 Bobby Rush, 3 Dan Lipinski, 4 Chuy Garcia, 5 Mike Quigley, 7 Danny Davis, 9 Jan Schakowsky
Illinois Senate Districts:1 Antonio Munoz, 10 Robert F. Martwick, 11 Martin A. Sandoval, 12 Steven M. Landek, 13 Robert Peters, 14 Emil Jones, III, 16 Jacqueline Y. Collins, 17 Elgie R. Sims, Jr., 2 Omar Aquino, 20 Iris Y. Martinez, 28 Laura M. Murphy, 3 Mattie Hunter, 39 Don Harmon, 4 Kimberly A. Lightford, 5 Patricia Van Pelt, 6 John J. Cullerton, 7 Heather A. Steans, 8 Ram Villivalam, 9 Laura Fine
Illinois House Districts:1 Aaron Ortiz, 10 Jawaharial Williams, 11 Ann M. Williams, 12 Sara Feigenholtz, 13 Gregory Harris, 14 Kelly M. Cassidy, 15 John C. D'Amico, 16 Yehiel M. Kalish, 17 Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, 18 Robyn Gabel, 19 Lindsey LaPointe, 2 Theresa Mah, 20 Bradley Stephens, 21 Celina Villanueva, 22 Michael J. Madigan, 23 Michael J. Zalewski, 24 Elizabeth Hernandez, 25 Curtis Tarver, 26 Kambium Buckner, 27 Justin Slaughter, 3 Luis Arroyo, 31 Mary E. Flowers, 32 Andre Thapedi, 34 Nicholas K Smith, 39 Will Guzzardi, 4 Delia Ramirez, 40 Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., 5 Lamont Robinson, 55 Martin J. Moylan, 6 Sonya M. Harper, 7 Emanuel Chris Welch, 77 Kathleen Willis, 78 Camille Y. Lilly, 8 La Shawn K. Ford, 9 Arthur Turner
County Board Districts:Cook 1, Cook 10, Cook 11, Cook 12, Cook 13, Cook 16, Cook 17, Cook 2, Cook 3, Cook 4, Cook 7, Cook 8, Cook 9
Chicago Wards:1 Daniel La Spata, 11 Patrick Thompson, 12 George A. Cardenas, 13 Marty Quinn, 14 Edward M. Burke, 15 Raymond Lopez, 16 Stephanie Coleman, 17 David Moore, 2 Brian Hopkins, 20 Jeanette B. Taylor, 21 Howard Brookins, Jr., 22 Mike Rodriguez, 23 Silvana Tabares, 24 Michael Scott, 25 Byron Sigcho-Lopez, 27 Walter Burnett, Jr., 28 Jason Ervin, 29 Chris Taliaferro, 3 Pat Dowell, 30 Ariel E. Reboyras, 32 Scott Waguespack, 33 Rossana Rodriguez Sanchez, 35 Carlos Ramirez-Rosa, 37 Emma Mitts, 39 Sam Nugent, 4 Sophia King, 40 Andre Vasquez, 41 Anthony V. Napolitano, 42 Brendan Reilly, 43 Michele Smith, 44 Thomas M. Tunney, 45 Jim Gardiner, 46 James Cappleman, 47 Matt Martin, 48 Harry Osterman, 49 Maria Hadden, 5 Leslie Hairston, 6 Roderick Sawyer, 9 Anthony Beale
Councils of Mayors:Central, Chicago, North Central, North Shore, Northwest
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