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  • Kenilworth wins $75,000 transportation study grant
    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...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Dec 2011, p. 9   Kenilworth officials learned Friday that the village has won a $75,000 grant ...
  • West Siders Sign Frontage For Car Line
    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 ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Mar 1913, p. 1   A new street car line is practically assured for Evanston. The village ...
  • Plan Motor Truck Line, Milwaukee to Chicago
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Feb 1918, p. 3     ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Feb 1918, p. 3   ...
  • Traction Company Does Not Want Franchise
    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. ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Jul 1913, p. 1   The County Traction Company through its president, Emiel G. Schmidt, notified the ...
  • New Surface Cars At Last
    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. ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Aug 1912, p. 8   New surface level trains are running in Evanston. The public is pleased. ...
  • "L" Delays To Stop
    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 ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1913, p. 3   Mr. E. F. Schaaf, superintendent of The Northwestern Elevated, has stated that ...
  • Control Water Lines
    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. ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Dec 1912, p. 7   Following an investigation, the commissioner of corporations, Luther Conant,Jr. had prepared a ...
  • Form Association for Sherman Avenue
    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 ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Oct 1912, p. 4   At a meeting of the property owners on Sherman avenue, held Monday ...
  • Car Problem Sorely Vexes Mayor Paden
    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...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Mar 1913, p. 1   At the last meeting of the Evanston City Council, Mayor Joseph Paden ...
  • Transportation Lines Give Good Service
    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. ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Oct 1914, p. 6   Two main lines of transportation connect Chicago tiwh North shore points. They ...
  • When doing nothing results in going nowhere
    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. ...
    John Roszkowski, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 Oct 2008, 15, 16   Comments by Michael McLaughlin, former director of regional policy and transportation for ...
  • Election 2008: Candidate forum on transportation
    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 ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 Oct 2008, 17, 18   Brief replies by local candidates on transportation issues. Photographs of 9th Congressional ...
  • Reserve Motor Unit to Be Formed in Wilmette
    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 ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Feb 1918, p. 2   Illinois Volunteer Training Corps is now forming a motor transport train to ...
  • The Importance of Good Roads as Bumper Crop Producers
    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. ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Aug 1914, p. 3   Government studies show how the agricultural output of a country depends upon ...
  • Editorials
    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 ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Oct 1912, p. 10   The editors commented that Evanstonians complain about the weather. They congratulated Evanstonians ...
  • Plan Motor Truck Line, Milwaukee to Chicago
    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. ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Feb 1918, p. 3   Transportation committee of the Milwaukee Association of Commerce is investigating the feasibility ...
  • Electric Line to Take Place of Autos on Sundays
    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. ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Aug 1918, p. 8   With the use of automobiles forbidden on Sunday by government order, north ...
  • Advertisements
    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 ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 May 1913, p. 8   Maid wanted, 801 Greenleaf Ave, Wilmette Office girl wanted, Winnetka Housekeeper seeking ...
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