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When you could ride the ‘L’ to your grave
Feb. 22, 2013
If you’re used to riding the ‘L’ for work or fun, don’t get unnerved about our Curious Citizen’s question about posthumous public transit.
City planners push boldest bus rapid transit option
Jan. 28, 2013
The design favored by top Chicago staffers would preserve parking on both sides of Ashland Avenue but eliminate two traffic lanes.
CTA awards contract for Red Line south rebuild
Nov. 14, 2012
The Chicago Transit Board awarded the contract for its biggest reconstruction project Wednesday.
Bus rapid transit for Ashland, Western starts to take shape
Oct. 17, 2012
Officials clarify options for “bus rapid transit” along a 21-mile stretch linking Howard and 95th streets.
Selective memory of Rahm, CTA
Sep. 5, 2012
Mayor Emanuel and the CTA experience selective memories, the Sox struggle to stay ahead and deadly happenings in Quebec.
CPS offering free (CTA) ride to education
Aug. 27, 2012
For years many Chicago Public School students have had to deal with long and expensive daily commutes to school. But a new pilot program announced Monday looks to give a few of them relief this year.
Chicago dips a toe into ‘bus rapid transit’
Aug. 20, 2012
Construction crews are beginning work to speed up express service along the South Side’s Jeffery Boulevard.
Train derails in Chicago, no serious injuries
Apr. 30, 2012
Authorities say a special Chicago Transit Authority train that had been chartered by railroad enthusiasts as a fundraiser derailed on the elevated tracks Sunday.The train was chartered by the Illinois Railway Museum to raise funds for the museum.
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