Public Hearings Scheduled on President’s 2008 Budget Recommendation

October 29, 2007

The Chicago Transit Board will hold three public hearings for CTA customers and the general public to provide comment on the President's 2008 Budget Recommendation which was released for review on Friday, October 12.

6 p.m. Tuesday, October 30, 2007
Lane Tech High School
2501 W. Addison St.
Chicago, IL 60618

6 p.m. Thursday, November 1, 2007
Percy L. Julian High School
Dr. Edward H. Oliver Auditorium
10330 S. Elizabeth Street
Chicago, IL 60643

6 p.m. Monday, November 5, 2007
CTA Headquarters Building
567 W. Lake Street
Chicago, IL 60661

Written and oral comments will be taken into consideration prior to implementation of the 2008 budget. This input will be welcomed at the hearing or by correspondence addressed to Gregory P. Longhini, Assistant Secretary of the Board, Chicago Transit Authority, P.O. Box 7567, Chicago, Illinois 60680-7567. Deadline to submit written comments is Tuesday, November 6, 2007. E-mail comments may be submitted through Tuesday, November 6, 2007, by writing to CTABoard@transitchicago.com.

The proposed budget is available for public review at the CTA's General Office at the 567 W. Lake Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60661, second floor, weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Regular and large print copies are available at this location. Copies are also available at the main office of the Regional Transportation Authority, reception desk, Suite 1550, 175 W. Jackson, Chicago, Illinois 60604. A copy of the proposed budget is also posted on the CTA's web site at www.transitchicago.com. Following is a list of libraries and additional locations where the document is available.

Chicago Public Library - 3 Regional Locations
Harold Washington Public Library
400 S. State Street, 10th Floor
Chicago, IL 60605

Sulzer Regional Library
4455 N. Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625

Woodson Regional Library
9525 S. Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60628

Suburban Libraries
Evanston Public Library
1703 Orrington Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201

Evergreen Park Public Library
9400 S. Troy Avenue
Evergreen Park, IL 60805

Oak Park Public Library
834 Lake Street
Oak Park, IL 60301

Riverdale Public Library
208 W. 144th Street
Riverdale, IL 60827

Skokie Public Library
5215 W. Oakton Street
Skokie, IL 60077

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