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  • Kenilworth wins $75,000 transportation study grant
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Dec 2011, p. 9     Kenilworth officials learned Friday that the village has won a $75,000 grant to help it plan improved transportation routss--pedestrian, vehicular, train and bicycle among them--along its Green Bay and Park Avenue business corridor....
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Dec 2011, p. 9   Kenilworth officials learned Friday that the village has won a $75,000 grant to help it plan improved transportation routss--pedestrian, vehicular, train and bicycle among them--along its Green Bay and Park ...
  • West Siders Sign Frontage For Car Line
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Mar 1913, p. 1     A new street car line is practically assured for Evanston. The village has been working with Emil Schmidt, president of the County Traction Company and Superintendent Gilbert of County Tractin. W. S. Williams, of the real estate agency, Wightman and Co. collected over 600 signatures on a petition asking Evanston ...
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Mar 1913, p. 1   A new street car line is practically assured for Evanston. The village has been working with Emil Schmidt, president of the County Traction Company and Superintendent Gilbert of County Tractin. ...
  • Plan Motor Truck Line, Milwaukee to Chicago
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Feb 1918, p. 3     ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Feb 1918, p. 3   ...
  • Traction Company Does Not Want Franchise
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Jul 1913, p. 1     The County Traction Company through its president, Emiel G. Schmidt, notified the members of the Evanston city council it would not seek a permanent franchise from the city. ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Jul 1913, p. 1   The County Traction Company through its president, Emiel G. Schmidt, notified the members of the Evanston city council it would not seek a permanent franchise from the city. ...
  • New Surface Cars At Last
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Aug 1912, p. 8     New surface level trains are running in Evanston. The public is pleased. The transit system is run by a private company and the city had been concerned that the old run-down cars wouldn't be replaced. The new trains are pay-as-you-enter. ...
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Aug 1912, p. 8   New surface level trains are running in Evanston. The public is pleased. The transit system is run by a private company and the city had been concerned that the old ...
  • "L" Delays To Stop
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1913, p. 3     Mr. E. F. Schaaf, superintendent of The Northwestern Elevated, has stated that delays will be remedied withing the next two days. One delay was due to an accident. Another delay was do to trains being backed-up in a slow zone downtown. Several Northwestern University Law students who were late to ...
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1913, p. 3   Mr. E. F. Schaaf, superintendent of The Northwestern Elevated, has stated that delays will be remedied withing the next two days. One delay was due to an accident. Another delay ...
  • Control Water Lines
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Dec 1912, p. 7     Following an investigation, the commissioner of corporations, Luther Conant,Jr. had prepared a report for President Taft and Congress showing the extent to shich the railroads have obtained control of water transportation routes enabling them to shut out the competition by ship and canal. ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Dec 1912, p. 7   Following an investigation, the commissioner of corporations, Luther Conant,Jr. had prepared a report for President Taft and Congress showing the extent to shich the railroads have obtained control of water ...
  • Form Association for Sherman Avenue
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Oct 1912, p. 4     At a meeting of the property owners on Sherman avenue, held Monday in the Avenue House, the Sherman Avenue Improvement association was formed. Its main object will be to prevent the city from granting another franchise to the street car company to operate on that street. The permanent officers ...
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Oct 1912, p. 4   At a meeting of the property owners on Sherman avenue, held Monday in the Avenue House, the Sherman Avenue Improvement association was formed. Its main object will be to prevent ...
  • Car Problem Sorely Vexes Mayor Paden
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Mar 1913, p. 1     At the last meeting of the Evanston City Council, Mayor Joseph Paden complained about promises broken by officials of County Traction(street car operators) about improvements. Other council business included annexation issues, discussed by Alderman H. M. Carter, Alderman James Turncock, and Alderman W. G. Norkett. Some street improvements were passed....
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Mar 1913, p. 1   At the last meeting of the Evanston City Council, Mayor Joseph Paden complained about promises broken by officials of County Traction(street car operators) about improvements. Other council business included annexation ...
  • Transportation Lines Give Good Service
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Oct 1914, p. 6     Two main lines of transportation connect Chicago tiwh North shore points. They include the Chicago & North-Western railway and the Northwesern Elevated Railroad. In addition there is a surface line between the city and Evanston and also the Chicago & Milwaukee Electric which gives quick communication between Evanston and Milwaukee. ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Oct 1914, p. 6   Two main lines of transportation connect Chicago tiwh North shore points. They include the Chicago & North-Western railway and the Northwesern Elevated Railroad. In addition there is a surface line ...
  • When doing nothing results in going nowhere
    Newspaper  John Roszkowski, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 Oct 2008, 15, 16     Comments by Michael McLaughlin, former director of regional policy and transportation for the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning, about traffic gridlock issues. ...
    Newspaper  John Roszkowski, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 Oct 2008, 15, 16   Comments by Michael McLaughlin, former director of regional policy and transportation for the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning, about traffic gridlock issues. ...
  • Election 2008: Candidate forum on transportation
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 Oct 2008, 17, 18     Brief replies by local candidates on transportation issues. Photographs of 9th Congressional District candidates: Jan Schakowsky, Morris Shanfield, Michael Younan; 10th Congressional candidates: Mark Kirk, Dan Seals; 17th State House district candidates: Daniel Biss, Elizabeth Coulson; 9th state Senate district: Brendan Appel, Jeff Schoenberg ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 Oct 2008, 17, 18   Brief replies by local candidates on transportation issues. Photographs of 9th Congressional District candidates: Jan Schakowsky, Morris Shanfield, Michael Younan; 10th Congressional candidates: Mark Kirk, Dan Seals; 17th State House ...
  • Reserve Motor Unit to Be Formed in Wilmette
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Feb 1918, p. 2     Illinois Volunteer Training Corps is now forming a motor transport train to be attached to the Illinois Reserve militia. The object is to transport the state troops upon occasions of emergency and for drilling formations. All automobile owners in position to enter this service should enroll at once. Applications from ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Feb 1918, p. 2   Illinois Volunteer Training Corps is now forming a motor transport train to be attached to the Illinois Reserve militia. The object is to transport the state troops upon occasions of ...
  • The Importance of Good Roads as Bumper Crop Producers
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Aug 1914, p. 3     Government studies show how the agricultural output of a country depends upon its highways. Examples and statistics from Spottsylvania county, Virginia. ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Aug 1914, p. 3   Government studies show how the agricultural output of a country depends upon its highways. Examples and statistics from Spottsylvania county, Virginia. ...
  • Editorials
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Oct 1912, p. 10     The editors commented that Evanstonians complain about the weather. They congratulated Evanstonians on their hospitality towards members of the Rock River Methodist Conference. They praised the reorganization of the Chicago and Milwaukee Electric Train enabling it to run directly from Chicago to Milwuakee. Also, the editors commented that women are ...
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Oct 1912, p. 10   The editors commented that Evanstonians complain about the weather. They congratulated Evanstonians on their hospitality towards members of the Rock River Methodist Conference. They praised the reorganization of the Chicago ...
  • Plan Motor Truck Line, Milwaukee to Chicago
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Feb 1918, p. 3     Transportation committee of the Milwaukee Association of Commerce is investigating the feasibility of motor truck service between Milwaukee and Chicago. ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Feb 1918, p. 3   Transportation committee of the Milwaukee Association of Commerce is investigating the feasibility of motor truck service between Milwaukee and Chicago. ...
  • Electric Line to Take Place of Autos on Sundays
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Aug 1918, p. 8     With the use of automobiles forbidden on Sunday by government order, north shore people will use the Chicago, North Shore and Milwaukee automobile. ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Aug 1918, p. 8   With the use of automobiles forbidden on Sunday by government order, north shore people will use the Chicago, North Shore and Milwaukee automobile. ...
  • Advertisements
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 May 1913, p. 8     Maid wanted, 801 Greenleaf Ave, Wilmette Office girl wanted, Winnetka Housekeeper seeking employment, S. M. 2635 East Railroad Ave., Evanston House-sitting position wanted, M. S., 826 Ridge Ave. Evanston Housekeeping seeking employment, S. M., 2636 E. Railroad Ave., Evanston Curtains washed, M. R. Moritz, 1620 Darrow Ave., Evanston Bicycle for ...
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 May 1913, p. 8   Maid wanted, 801 Greenleaf Ave, Wilmette Office girl wanted, Winnetka Housekeeper seeking employment, S. M. 2635 East Railroad Ave., Evanston House-sitting position wanted, M. S., 826 Ridge Ave. Evanston Housekeeping ...
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