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Will Chicago scale back its 'bus rapid transit' plan?
Dec. 20, 2013
After wrapping up a public-comment period, Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration faces tough choices.
Last Ventra phase suspended
Nov. 6, 2013
Commuters will be able to hold on to those old Chicago Cards and magnetic strip cards for a little while longer.
Schools pilot special Ventra card
Aug. 29, 2013
At six of the city’s public high schools, students are getting a single card that serves as both a student ID and a transit card.
Artist Theaster Gates may get his work on the CTA Red Line
Jul. 14, 2013
The agency wants the award-winning Chicago artist to create two pieces at 95th Street.
Six tunnels lurking below Chicago's Loop
Jun. 20, 2013
Ever wanted to peel back Chicago’s streets and take a peek underground? At the request of one Curious Citizen, we did just that.
More Red Line contracts go to minorities, women
Jun. 18, 2013
The current CTA Red Line renovation helps address some past racial disparities in city construction jobs. But groups are still on the lookout for front companies posing as minority contractors.
South Red Line closures near
May. 16, 2013
The five-month long shutdown of the CTA Red Line South kicks off Sunday, causing all local transit organizations and even the White Sox to pitch in.
Bus rapid transit to ‘maximize potential’ of Ashland Avenue
Apr. 19, 2013
Chicago officials say the project’s first phase would transform 5.3 miles of the congested artery for about $50 million.
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