Public Meetings Scheduled on CTA President’s 2010 Budget Recommendations

October 27, 2009

The Chicago Transit Board will hold three meetings to allow CTA customers and the public to provide comment on the 2010 Budget Recommendations presented by CTA President Richard L. Rodriguez on October 12.

The meetings will be held at 6 p.m. at the following locations:
Thursday, October 29, 2009
Austin Town Hall*
5610 West Lake Street
Chicago, IL 60644
Monday, November 2, 2009
Lane Technical High School*
2501 West Addison Street
Chicago, IL 60618
Tuesday, November 3, 2009
South Shore Cultural Center*
7059 South Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60649
*Facility is accessible for customers with disabilities
Written and oral comments will be taken into consideration prior to the Chicago Transit Board’s approval of the 2010 Budget and Program, the 2010 Capital Program of Projects, and the Financial Plan. This input will be welcomed at the meetings or by correspondence addressed to Gregory P. Longhini, Assistant Secretary of the Board, Chicago Transit Authority, P.O. Box 7567, Chicago, Illinois 60680-7567. Input also can be sent via e-mail to: glonghini@transitchicago.com. The deadline to submit written comments is November 10, 2009.  
The proposed budget is available for public review at the CTA's General Office, 567 W. Lake Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60661, second floor, weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Regular and large print copies also are available at this location. Copies are 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.
In addition, copies of the budget proposal also will be available at the reference desks of the following libraries:

Chicago Public Library – Three 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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