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CTA riders who use the Wilson Red Line stop soon will need a new thesaurus.
For years, some riders have used words such as “dirty,” “disgusting,” “dilapidated,” “dangerous,” “depressing,” “sad,” “shabby,” “smelly,” “unsafe,” “frightening” and “horrible” in emails to RedEye to describe Uptown’s Wilson station, which dates back to the early 1900s.
But starting this month, the CTA is slated to begin work on a three-year, $203 million renovation project that will transform the Wilson stop into a transfer point for the Purple Line Express and a station accessible for riders with disabilities. Continue Reading