New Skokie CTA station opens
April 30, 2012 (SKOKIE, Ill.) (WLS) -- The CTA opened its first new rail station in nearly two decades Monday morning.
The Yellow Line now has a new Oakton Avenue station in northwest suburban Skokie.
The new "L" station cost $20 million to build. The modern features include an elevator for passengers with wheelchairs.
CTA President Forest Claypool was joined by Skokie Mayor George van and Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky Monday.
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