Engineer Philip Santos notes that upgrading the area below the bridge would be more expensive and challenging, but well worth the trouble. “There have been two fatalities here. If you’re going to fix a bridge, do it right.”
The suburban bus system is already using a leased electric bus to do some field-testing. It also plans to eliminate the now-superfluous PlusBus Pass, which allows Metra monthly pass holders to ride Pace buses for an extra $30 a month.