New Security Cameras, Lighting Planned For Forest Park CTA Station

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 || By Nona Tepper/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The boarding deck at the Forest Park Transit Center. | Wikipedia 

New surveillance cameras will soon be added to Chicago Transit Authority stops in Forest Park, Oak Park and Austin, as part of the CTA’s “Safe and Secure” program, a $33 million effort announced Feb. 27 that aims to increase rider safety by installing and upgrading security cameras, lights and adding video monitoring to stations, CTA spokesman Jon Kaplan confirmed in an email to the Forest Park Review.secur

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CTA Presents Vision For Future Of Forest Park Blue Line Station

Architectural renderings of what the CTA Forest Park Terminal would look like after renovations. | Jeff Tolman/CTA. Tuesday, October 20, 2015 || Originally Published: Forest Park Review || By Robert J. Lifka The CTA’s Forest Park Terminal would be redesigned and the adjacent rail yard and maintenance shop would be expanded under a proposal presented by CTA representatives to village officials at the Oct. 13 … Continue reading CTA Presents Vision For Future Of Forest Park Blue Line Station

Home Invasion Suspect With Maywood Address in Custody

Monday, June 8, 2015 || Originally Published: Wednesday Journal || By Timothy Inklebarger Oak Park police have arrested a man suspected of forcing his way into a residence in the 1000 block of South Oak Park Avenue and then raping and robbing a 27-year-old woman last month. Mark Barnes, 43, (pictured) was tracked by Oak Park police to a motel in the 9300 block of … Continue reading Home Invasion Suspect With Maywood Address in Custody