BY TINA SFONDELES Transportation reporter
firstname.lastname@example.org May 2, 2012
Bus rapid transit is coming to Chicago.
Within two years, CTA bus riders will get their own lane to get through the throngs of traffic near Union Station and the Ogilvie Transportation Center.
And even sooner than that, South Side riders will see rush hour bus lanes from 67th to 83rd streets on the well-used route that gets the South Shore neighborhood to and from downtown.
The city’s Department of Transportation and the CTA held a public meeting Wednesday night to discuss the plan with the public to create bus priority lanes on Madison, Washington, Canal and Clinton. ................(more)