Citizens for Appropriate Transportation (CAT)

Eisenhower Transportation Corridor


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Listed below are links to web sites we have found helpful.  We have included brief comments about information we have found to be helpful, but browse each site as you see fit.


Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) – Authors of the Go To 2040 Plan.  Good Strategy Papers on a variety of topics. 

Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) – Operates rail rapid transit and bus transit service.  CTA’s web site for the Blue Line Forest Park Branch Feasibility / Vision Study is    

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) – Focuses on highways. Helpful guidance documents, good research, and case study documents. Part of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Federal Transit Administration (FTA) – Focuses on transit. Helpful guidance, good research, and case study documents.  Part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. 

Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) – IDOT’s web site for their Eisenhower Study is

Metra – Operates the regional commuter rail system including the UP-W, MD-W, and BNSF commuter lines. 

PACE – Operates fixed route suburban bus service, paratransit service, and van pools

Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) – Oversees CTA, Metra, and PACE.  

Village of Oak Park –  – Contains documents, presentations, and correspondence on the Corridor 

West Cook Municipal Conference (WCMC) – – Council of Governments representing 44 entities in West Cook County.  Prepared a transit focused-study for the Eisenhower Transportation Corridor and working on Smart Corridors (for arterial streets) 

NOTE: When IDOT completes the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS), many federal and state agencies will review it.  We have not listed those agencies here.