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Men’s Discussion Group: Chicago Streetcar Renaissance

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Free

Members guests—free

Self-hosted lunch to continue discussion at North Clark Café.
Streetcars were the main mode of transportation in Chicago in the 1930s, but in 1948 the CTA started replacing the streetcars with buses. The last streetcar pulled into the 77th-Vincennes car barn 58 years ago. Is now the time to eliminate the buses fueled by fossil fuels and migrate to a modern transportation infrastructure for public transportation powered by clean renewable energy? Join the discussion with John Knause, Executive Director of the project Chicago Streetcar Renaissance, and he will tell us why streetcars are the right solution for some of Chicago’s busiest transit routes.

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Details

Date:
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Time:
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

Chicago History Museum
1601 N Clark
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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Phone:
312.642.4600
Website:
http://www.chicagohistory.org/

Other

Accessible?
Yes
Parking:
Street parking available. A parking garage is available at 2316 N. Lincoln, 1 block southwest of the church. Please note that this parking garage charges at rates starting at $6/hour.
Public Transportation:
Red Line Fullerton station (2 blocks away). Bus #11-Lincoln stops at Lincoln and Belden/Orchard (1/2 block away). Buses #8-Halsted and #74-Fullerton stop at Fullerton and Halsted (1 block away). Buses #22-Clark and #36-Broadway stop at Fullerton and Clark (2 blocks away).

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