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Wednesday, March 29
In Mechanics, Ramsin Canon and John Fitzgerald share a proposal for three new CTA lines by 2020. It's so un-crazy, it just might work. Further reading: Craig Berman's 2055 proposal from back in '05, and Chris Gray's more recent report on the impact of the Red Line extension plan.