Pullman transportation plan calls for better mass transit, wayfinding, and bike routes


by Jay Koziarz Sep 22, 2017, 12:37pm CDT


After collecting comments from Pullman residents and other community stakeholders, officials released a framework transportation plan for the historic Far South Side neighborhood this week. Located 13 miles south of the Loop, Chicago’s original 1880s factory town is expected to draw a growing number of both workers and tourists in the coming years thanks to new developments and its designation as a National Monument in 2015.

A image illustrating the overlapping local, regional, public, and private entities that would be involved in proposed transit upgrades. Pullman Transportation Plan


Recognizing the potential for growth, the Pullman Transportation Plan presents a multi-faceted approach towards improving connectivity across multiple modes of transit. While Pullman is currently accessible via the Metra Electric District Line and more indirectly through the 95th Street CTA ‘L’ Station, the study concludes that increased train frequency, station upgrades, and better connections to Pullman itself will benefit residents, local businesses, and visitors.


Read the full story at Curbed Chicago