Center connects Metra, CTA bus riders

June 17, 2011 3:00:11 PM PDT
City officials unveiled a new downtown intermodal transportation center Friday.

The Lasalle/Congress intermodal center, located near Congress Parkway and Financial Place, will provide a new and convenient connection between CTA bus passengers and Metra riders. Before the center's construction, CTA passengers had to walk a block or more to reach a bus stop.

The $5.2 million project was funded through federal and local sources. It will to officially open this Sunday.