Community Development - Skokie Swift/Yellow Line Extension
The CTA's Yellow Line is a significant asset for the Village. As indicated by the Transportation section of the Comprehensive Plan, the Village is committed to expanding and improving the accessibility of the Yellow Line for residents, workers, shoppers and visitors through the addition of a new station facility downtown as well as an extension of the existing rail line to the Old Orchard area.
Old Orchard Rail Extension
Skokie Swift North Shore Corridor Travel Market Analysis: In 2007, the Village, the City of Evanston and the Regional Transportation Authority completed the Skokie Swift North Shore Corridor Travel Market Analysis. This report analyzed the ridership potential for an extension of the Skokie Swift to Old Orchard Road and adding another intermediate stop in Evanston. A 14-page Executive Summary is also available.