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Study Description

This project will include a transit access and land use study that recommends ways to improve transit accessibility while identifying and promoting potential land uses that compliment transit service along the 10 mile stretch of Harlem Avenue, from Lake Street in Oak Park to 63rd Street in Argo. This project will continue the momentum of the previously completed Southwest Conference of Mayors sponsored Harlem Avenue Corridor Project (from 63rd Street to I-80), which has experienced successful implementation efforts. The project area is slated for future Pulse Arterial Rapid Transit service.

Program:Community Planning
Program Year:2016
Project Type(s):Corridor Planning
Current Activities:Data collection and analysis is underway; the kickoff meeting was held on 1/18 at the Berwyn Public Library and well-attended. A corridor tour was held on February 27th with the project team and representatives of various stakeholders. The first public meeting for the project was held on July 18th at Morton West High School in Berwyn. Stakeholder interviews have been conducted with local municipalities and various other entities that are active along the corridor. A draft recommendations report was presented to the steering committee September 25th and has been revised based on feedback from members of the committee and public feedback. The final report has been shared with Pace and members of the steering committee, completing the project.
Information Updated:November 2018
Study Documents
Pace Central Harlem Corridor Study (November 2, 2018)
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Municipalities:Bedford Park, Berwyn, Chicago, Forest Park, Forest View, Lyons, North Riverside, Oak Park, River Forest, Riverside, Stickney, Summit
US Congressional Districts:3 Dan Lipinski, 4 Chuy Garcia, 7 Danny Davis
Illinois Senate Districts:11 Martin A. Sandoval, 12 Steven M. Landek, 39 Don Harmon, 4 Kimberly A. Lightford
Illinois House Districts:21 Celina Villanueva, 22 Michael J. Madigan, 23 Michael J. Zalewski, 24 Elizabeth Hernandez, 7 Emanuel Chris Welch, 78 Camille Y. Lilly, 8 La Shawn K. Ford
County Board Districts:Cook 1, Cook 11, Cook 16, Cook 17, Cook 6, Cook 9
Chicago Wards:13 Marty Quinn, 23 Silvana Tabares
Councils of Mayors:Central, Chicago, North Central, Southwest
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