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Mayor Announces Company Selected to Build & Operate Express Service to O’Hare

Mayor’s Press Office, Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced selection of The Boring Company to build and operate an express service to O’Hare International Airport. The company plans to transport passengers between O’Hare and Block 37 in the Loop in approximately 12 minutes each way by utilizing electric vehicles that run through new twin underground tunnels. The project will be funded entirely by the company with

Mayor Emanuel Announces Next Steps Towards Express Service Between O’Hare & Downtown

Two Respondents Selected to Compete to Deliver Express Service to O’Hare Airport with No Public Subsidy Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced the selection of two teams to proceed with competing to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the O’Hare Express operating system. The Boring Company and O’Hare Xpress LLC will be eligible to respond to a Request for Proposals (RFP) that will be issued on

Mayor Emanuel Takes Next Step Towards Express Service Between O’Hare & Downtown

RFQ to be issued for proposals to develop, design, equip, finance, operate and maintain express travel option; no taxpayer funding will support the project Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that the City of Chicago, in coordination with the Chicago Infrastructure Trust (CIT) will issue a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for respondents to present their qualifications to design, build, finance, operate and maintain an O’Hare Express

Mayor Announces Major Step Towards Construction Of Public Safety Training Academy

Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced a major step towards construction of the new Public Safety Training Academy in West Garfield Park. This week the Chicago Infrastructure Trust (CIT) in coordination with the City of Chicago will issue a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the design, construction and financing of the new 30-acre training campus on the West Side. The consolidated centralized training academy will improve