The 1995 Transportation replaces the Regional Transportation Interim Plan and Program of 1971. The Chicago Area Transportation Study and Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission, aided by the City of Chicago and Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission prepared this plan to provide a better transportation system for more than 3 million citizens of an eight-county area. The Plan is a corrdinated multimodal approach involving transit (composed of commuter railroads, rapid transit and bus), the highway system, airport system for commercial and general aviation, and the freight system involving rail, water, truck and energy corridors. The plan strives to meet 11 regional objectives which are listed.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This study has been funded in part by the Urban Mass Transportation Administration.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Chicago Area Transportation Study

    300 West Adams Street
    Chicago, IL  United States  60606

    Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission

    8149 Kennedy Avenue
    Highland, IN  United States  46322
  • Publication Date: 1974-11

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 34 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00081636
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 6 1981 12:00AM