CREATE in the News

2018

11-12-2018: Fixing Chicago's freight rail congestion

10-02-2018: Rail, government officials mark 75th Street Corridor project in Chicago

10-01-2018: Preckwinkle, Partners Mark 75th Street Rail Corridor Improvement Project

10-01-2018: Chicago receives federal grant to relieve South Side rail congestion

08-15-2018: Maureen Pekosh: Taking on Railroads Requires Much Pull

08-10-2018: Planning in the News

08-08-2018: Railway Gridlock Fix Should Equal Better Service for Metra Riders

07-2018: CREATE update: Briefing, tour tout progress of effort to unclog Chicago’s rail network

07-23-2018: Major Transformation Coming to Chicago's 75th Street Train Corridor

07-18-2018: Plans aim to streamline Chicago rail network

07-17-2018: CREATE, and How the Lack of a National Infrastructure Vision Hurts Us All

07-16-2018: CREATE Partners (Thompson/Sriver) discuss CREATE on WGN's "Wintrust Business Lunch"

07-11-2018: Next phase to detangle massive railroad bottleneck starts next spring

07-11-2018: How a $4 billion plan could untangle Chicago’s rail system and speed commutes

06-08-2018: Public/Private Partnership Commended for 75th Street Corridor Improvement Project

06-08-2018: Illinois awards $241M to freight projects

06-06-2018: USDOT awards $132 million grant for CREATE projects

06-05-2018: State gets $132 million federal grant to reduce South Side railroad delays

06-05-2018: One of the Country's Most Congested Rail Points Set for Major Makeover

06-05-2018: USDOT awards $132 million grant to Chicago railway project

06-05-2018: A $132 million federal grant to address a notorious rail snarl

2017

11-07-2017: MIPRC supports region’s INFRA grant application to untangle Chicago’s railroads

05-29-2017: CREATE is a vital plan for freight

03-30-2017: Can We Make Chicago’s Trains Run on Time?

02-27-2017: Senator Tammy Duckworth Hosts Transportation Roundtable in Chicago

02-27-2017: Duckworth: I'll work with Trump on transportation spending plan

2016

07-25-2016: After 13 years of collaboration and determination, CREATE partners continue to take on Chicago’s tangled rail network

07-21-2016: Business Insider - This spot in Chicago is the epitome of a more than $100 billion problem facing America

2015

10-02-2015: Crains: What Will it Take to Unclog Chicago’s Creaky Rail Network?

08-11-2015: The Wall Street Journal

07-2015: Trains

05-06-2015: Chicago Business

2014

10-26-2014: Financial Post

10-24-2014: Financial Post

12-15-2014: Metra, freight railroads push project to untangle rail corridor

12-09-2014: MPC Roundtable—CREATE: Freight Driving the Economy (full event video)

03-19-2014: RT&S: CREATE keeps Chicago rail moving

02-27-2014: Chicago Tribune: Increased Investment in Local Transportation

2013

10-1-2013: Civil Engineering

9-30-2013: Railway Age (PDF)

9-25-2013: Blue Island rail project to smooth freight traffic

4-17-2013: Creating a better rail hub: interview with William C. Thompson

2012

7-3-2012: Progressive Railroading

5-20-2012: USA Today

5-7-2012: The New York Times

2011

11-29-2011: Railway Observer

10-10-2011: Englewood Flyover Groundbreaking (video source: ABC channel 7)

8-2011: Trains (PDF)

6-24-2011: Progressive Railroading (PDF)

6-24-2011: Belmont Underpass (GS 7) video

6-23-2011: Chicago Sun Times (PDF)

6-22-2011: Chicago Tribune (PDF)

6-20-2011: Chicago Tribune (PDF)

2010

12-15-2010: Railway Technology (PDF)

11-2010: Railway Track & Structures (PDF)

9-9-2010: Chicago Tribune (PDF)

9-2010: CE News (PDF)

9-2010: Progressive Railroading (PDF)

7-23-2010: Progressive Railroading (PDF)

7-22-2010: Journal of Commerce (PDF)

5-1-10: High Speed Funds Granted/CREATE Wins Big with TIGER (PDF)

3-18-10: Railway Track and Structures (PDF)

3-08-10: Crains (PDF)

2-25-10: New York Times (PDF)

2-16-10: Crains (PDF)

1-4-10: Journal of Commerce: Chicago Program Opens New Rail Link (PDF)

2009

10-09: Trains: CREATE Backers Inch Ahead (PDF)

07-15-09: The Wall Street Journal: Rail Funds Give Chicago Hub a Lift (PDF)

07-16-09: Forbes: New Rail Money to Put the "Go" back in Chicago

04-21-09: PBS News Hour with Jim Lehrer: Freight Bottlenecks Hinder U.S. Potential (PDF)

04-20-09: Journal of Commerce - Untangling the Chicago Knot

2008

12-11-08: U.S. News and World Report December 15/December 22, 2008 (PDF)

12-08-08: Journal of Commerce (PDF)

07-07-08: Journal of Commerce (PDF)

05-28-08: US rail network facing congestion 'calamity' (PDF)

02-21-08: Crain's Chicago Business (PDF)

02-21-08: Atlantic-Clogged Arteries (PDF)

01-28-08: Engineering News Record (PDF)

01-14-08: Crains Chicago Business (PDF)

2007

11-30-2007: Progressive Railroading (PDF)

09-10-07: Logistics Today Interview  (PDF)

09-06-07: Franklin Park: Construction Complete  (PDF)

08-27-07: Chicago Sun Times - A Grand Plan (PDF)

07-16-07:  Chicago Tribune (PDF)

04-02-07:  Urban Land - LandWrites (PDF)

03-02-07: Rockford Register Star (PDF)

03-01-07: Trains Magazine (PDF)

02-28-07: The State Journal Register (PDF)

02-28-07: WBBM Radio (PDF)

02-27-07: Indiana Economic Digest (PDF)

02-16-07: Progressive Railroading (PDF)

02-13-07: First Federal Funds Released for CREATE Program (PDF)