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Study Description

This project will add various pedestrian improvements to the Broadway Avenue corridor, north of the Melrose Park Metra Station, which is served by Pace Route 303. Pace Routes 309 and 313 also intersect the corridor at Lake Street. Improvements that include high-visibility crosswalks and decorative-marked intersections will be installed at three intersections with one of the intersections also receiving curb bump-outs and relocation of a bus stop along with bus shelters at Main and Broadway. Bike parking will also be added at the Metra station.

Status:In Progress
Program:Access to Transit Improvement Program
Program Year:2018
Grantee:Village of Melrose Park
Current Activities:Phase II engineering is anticipated to commence soon. Engineering and funding agreements are currently being routed for approval.
Information Updated:July 2019
RTA Project Manager:Michael Horsting
SourceInitial PlanCorridor PlanningTotal
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Related Studies
Melrose Park Lake Street Transit Improvement Plan (2005)
Melrose Park Broadway Avenue Corridor Plan (2014)
Related Transit Assets
Metra Stations:Melrose Park (UP-W)
Pace Bus Routes:303 Forest Park - Rosemont accessible
Related Jurisdictions
Municipalities:Maywood, Melrose Park
US Congressional Districts:4 Chuy Garcia, 7 Danny Davis
Illinois Senate Districts:39 Don Harmon, 4 Kimberly A. Lightford
Illinois House Districts:7 Emanuel Chris Welch, 77 Kathleen Willis
County Board Districts:Cook 1, Cook 16
Chicago Wards:none
Councils of Mayors:North Central
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