Authorities say a 62-year-old Chicago man died after jumping from a moving train and getting electrocuted.The Cook County medical examiner's office says William Wright died Sunday.The Chicago Tribune reports that officials say he came in contact with the electrified third rail on the Red Li
On June 7th: "You got on at Jackson, off at Damen...m4w (Blue Line). 8:00? You were wearing white Chuck Taylors. There wasn't a missed connection of any kind, but I still wanted to put this out there. You are very easy on the eyes."
Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel has been busy recently with some major appointments. On Monday, he chose Jean Claude Brizard as CEO of Chicago Public Schools. On Tuesday, Emanuel tapped Forrest Claypool to head the Chicago Transit Authority. The Mayor-elect also named members of his financial team.
Forrest Claypool has been picked to head the Chicago Transit Authority by the city's next mayor.Agenda item number one for the CTA, according to Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel, is the agency's budget. He's pledging not to raise fares.
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Two days since a blizzard tailed off, some commuters are still contending with Chicago Transit Authority delays. Dozens of Brown Line train riders found themselves on shuttle buses Friday morning after a motor vehicle collided with an outbound CTA train near the Rockwell station around 8:45 a.m.
When's the last time you had to show your boss a tardy slip? Dan Mallon, a CTA train rider was given a train delay notice this morning at the Division street blue line stop. He thinks this was a thoughtful gesture on CTA's part.