Pawar: Mayor and CTA ‘Out of Touch’ On #11 Bus Elimination

By Sam Charles | Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Soon the #11 will no longer cruise the neighborhood streets. Credit: Flickr/davidwilson1949

The #11 Lincoln Avenue bus will cease to be this Saturday, Dec. 1. But the route’s inevitable future speaks to the lack of concern shown by the Chicago Transit Authority in regard to area residents, said Ald. Ameya Pawar (47th).

“The #11 bus line is a lifeline for many people in the 47th Ward and 32nd Ward,” Pawar said. “This is coming at a time when the Mayor and [CTA] President [Forrest] Claypool are talking about increasing public transit options citywide and reducing our carbon footprint. This flies in the face of that.”

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