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May 25th, 2007

Local leaders decry CTA proposals

Abstract:
Tom Thompson, Skokie's economic development coordinator, called the CTA's proposal "extremely troubling."

Mr. Thompson said Skokie has already begun a $1-million project to plan and design a Yellow Line stop in the village's business center. Skokie is in the midst of an attempt to revitalize its downtown by creating a bioscience and nanotechnology office park, which Mr. Thompson hopes will bring 3,000 to 5,000 jobs to the area. Many of those workers would be dependent on the Swift to get to work, he said.

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