Roseland residents want CTA answers on Red Line extension
By ROSALIND ROSSI Transportation Reporter July 16, 2014 7:13PM
The CTA rail yard at 9802 S. State, where the Red Line ends, past the 95th Street station. The CTA is planning to extend the line to 130th Street. | Brian Jackson/Sun-Times
Updated: August 18, 2014 10:06AM
A Roseland resident whose home could be among 259 parcels to be condemned under one Red Line extension plan said Wednesday she would not want to live near “screeching” trains and asked for the “formula” the CTA will use to value seized property.
Elena Calloway was among a group of Roseland residents who said they have been unable to get a straight answer from the CTA on how their homes will be valued if their property winds up being condemned.