Monday, March 24, 2014

CREATE - Meeting of the Community Advisory Group -Tuesday, March 25,2014 - 1:30-4:00pm at Sherwood Park Field House, 5701 S. Shields Ave.! Get informed!!

Want an update on the CREATE Project??? The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) invites you to attend the fourth meeting of the Community Advisory Group – North for the Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency (CREATE) Program Grand Crossing Rail Project. The meeting will take place onTuesday, March 25, 2014 - 1:30-4:00pm at Sherwood Park Field House, 5701 S. Shields Ave.! Get informed!!
As you know, the Grand Crossing Rail Project is examining alternatives to reduce rail congestion on Chicago’s South Side, particularly in the Englewood and Greater Grand Crossing neighborhoods.
The purpose of the meeting is to:
― Provide an update on the status of the project
― Present the impact evaluation that is being documented in the Draft EIS
― Solicit input on mitigation measures to be included in the EIS
― Welcome and introductions
― Review of the Grand Crossing Rail Project and recap of previous Community Advisory Group and public meetings
― Presentation on the Preliminary Draft EIS and other work since our last round of meetings
― Discussion of possible mitigation measures
― Summary and next steps
Can we count on you?
Your continued participation is important and will help the project team identify the transportation issues and community values that will be considered as the Grand Crossing Rail Project progresses.
Please call, email, or mail Tony Pakeltis, Parsons Project Manager, to let us know if you will attend the upcoming Community Advisory Group meeting:
Tony Pakeltis, Parsons
10 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 400
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 930-5268

Time to revive, though it doesn't feel like spring yet!

Please plan to join us for an update on the EIS, toxic exposure, railroad jobs, and other issues central to the CREATE/Norfolk Southern developments in our south side community.

Below is the number you can call in to conference if you cannot attend in person. Thanks for staying alert and informed as we prepare to transition for a new tone and focus for our 2014 agenda.


These are crisis times. All hands on deck!

Call in 605-477-3000

Access 812088#

In person 6011 S. St. Lawrence Clubhouse

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Citizens Coalition on the Grand Crossing Railroad Project

Naomi Davis, JD LEED GA
President & CEO
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BIG Clubhouse
6011 S. St. Lawrence Ave.
West Woodlawn/Garden Suite

Mailing Address
Box 378411
Chicago, IL 60637

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