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Posted on: February 25, 2022

Itasca Joins the Coalition to Stop CPKC

Itasca and seven suburbs have formed a coalition to staunchly oppose the proposed merger of Canadian Pacific Railway and Kansas City Southern Railroad pending before the Surface Transportation Board (STB) in Washington, D.C.

The “Coalition to Stop CPKC” was announced at a press conference on Tuesday at the Village of Itasca by community leaders and supporters, including area first responders.

To see the video of the press conference, visit www.StopCPKC.com.

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Village of Itasca News Alert
Posted on: January 21, 2022

Village to Acquire Centrally Located Property

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As part of the strategic revitalization of the downtown area, the Village of Itasca has approved the acquisition of a building located at the northwest corner of Wesley G. Usher Memorial Park at 102 E. Irving Park Road.

For more information on this development, please click here.

Village of Itasca News Alert
Posted on: December 30, 2021

Now is Your Chance to Weigh-in on Proposal to Increase Freight Traffic 300% through Itasca

Canadian Pacific Railway submitted an application to acquire Kansas City Southern rail network. If the merger is approved, it could result in an additional 8 freight trains traveling through Itasca daily within 3 years.

As part of the application process, the federal Surface Transportation Board (STB) wants your input and has extended accepting public comments through January 3, 2022.

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Village of Itasca News Alert
Posted on: April 2, 2021

Key Step in Downtown Revitalization in Progress

After years of planning, the Village of Itasca is taking another major step in revitalizing the downtown area by acquiring an anchor property in the middle of the block of Walnut Street.

For more information on this development, please click here.

Village of Itasca News Alert
Posted on: December 6, 2021

Canadian Pacific Merger to Increase Trains through Itasca Zoom Meetings Scheduled December 7, 8 & 9

The Village of Itasca has been advised that Canadian Pacific Railway and Kansas City Southern has filed an application with the U.S. Surface Transportation Board to merge operations.

Last week, Canadian Pacific informed Village officials that the merger will likely result in 8 additional freight trains on the Milwaukee West line than is currently present.  The Village has begun working with other affected municipalities to qu...

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