It looks like they are finally going to do something to alleviate the congestion near Navy Pier:
I'm quoted in this article! I commented "One word - tourism" etc.
I was as giddy as a schoolgirl when I saw my comment cited by Blair Kamin.
I was happy to hear that the Chicago Plan Commission has approved this. Blair Kamin did a nice job with the write-up.
Joe - Congrats on the quote.
Blair Kamin went into some detail on the project on WGN AM on Sunday.
There's discussion of the timeline in the wgnradio link above. It will apparently be done in three phases, which will take 2 years each, if I remember correctly. So, yeah, that would sync with 2018.