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Chicago & 42nd Street Station

Chicago & 42nd Street - Station Plan PDF
Station Consideration Planned Condition*
Intersection 
location
Chicago & 42nd Street
Platform location

Southbound: Farside of 42nd Street, southwest corner

Northbound: Farside of 42nd Street, northeast corner
In both directions, farside has adequate platform length available and is preferred to maximize transit signal priority potential.

*Final conditions to be developed during the engineering/design process.

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Chicago and 42nd Street Station. Northbound far side 42nd Street on Chicago Avenue. Southbound far side 42nd Street on Chicago Avenue.

Station Consideration Planned Condition*
Station spacing

Southbound: About 0.5 mi to Chicago & 46th Street
Within guidelines of about half-mile station spacing.

Northbound: About 0.5 mi to Chicago & 38th Street
Within guidelines of about half-mile station spacing.

Existing ridership within
a block, or about 1/8 mile
(Fall 2016)

About 100 boardings per weekday

Platform location compared
to existing bus stop
Southbound and northbound: At opposite corner of existing bus stop
Connecting service No connecting transit service
Parking changes

Southbound: Reduction of about 2-3 parking spaces, due to the relocation and expansion of existing bus stop zone
Potential for existing nearside bus stop zone to be converted to curbside parking.

Northbound: No impact to number of parking spaces; relocation of existing bus stop zone
Potential for existing nearside bus stop zone to be converted to curbside parking.

Station Consideration Planned Condition*
Curb configuration

Southbound and northbound: Bumpouts
Bumpouts will maximize operational efficiency and pedestrian space.

Platform length

Southbound and northbound: 60’ platform
Platforms will be designed to accommodate a 60’ BRT vehicle.

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