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Completion of Franklin Park CREATE B1 Project Will Reduce Delays to Metra and Freight Trains

Metra and Canadian Pacific, along with the CREATE partners, are pleased to announce the completion of the Canadian Pacific Crossover Upgrades project (B1). This project …

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Metra Selects Design Firm for 75th Street Corridor Improvement Project (P2)

The CREATE partners are pleased to announce that Metra has selected Jacobs Engineering Group to provide engineering and design services for the Rock Island Connection …

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SECRETARY BUTTIGIEG FOCUSES ON CREATE IMPROVEMENTS DURING CHICAGO VISIT

July 16, 2021 – The Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency (CREATE) Program partners thank U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Secretary Pete Buttigieg for visiting …

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CREATE PARTNERS ANNOUNCE $19.1 MILLION INFRA GRANT FOR ARCHER AVENUE GRADE SEPARATION

July 12, 2021 – The Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency (CREATE) Program partners received a $19.1 million federal grant for construction of the Archer …

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CREATE Program to host virtual Get On Board business-to-business networking event April 26 – 29

Get On Board brings together public agencies and private railroads to discuss business opportunities with special emphasis on Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation April 20, …

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February 2021 – Annual Newsletter

New year, new look, same great Program! 2020 was a busy year for the CREATE Program and we are excited to share some highlights with …

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CSX Selects Construction Manager for the Forest Hill Flyover (P3) and 71st Street Grade Separation (GS19)

The CREATE partners are pleased to announce that CSX has selected TranSystems and a team including six Illinois Disadvantaged Business Enterprises to provide construction management …

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CRAIN’s Freight Forum Highlights CREATE

The CREATE partners thank CRAIN’S Chicago Business for spotlighting CREATE’s role in shortening commute times, addressing environmental challenges, and improving freight movement throughout the Chicago …