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  • Groups call on CTA to require new rail car makers to detail future local jobs

    Groups call on CTA to require new rail car makers to detail future local jobs
    Chicago labor and community groups on Monday called on the Chicago Transit Authority to require bidders on future rail car manufacturing contracts to submit detailed plans for creating local jobs. In a letter to CTA president Forrest Claypool, leaders...
  • CTA unveils artwork for Red Line north stations

    CTA unveils artwork for Red Line north stations
    Commuters on the Red Line's north branch will notice a new splash of color at seven stations by the end of the year. The CTA on Tuesday revealed renderings of the artwork during an event at the Granville station. The agency chose seven artists to...
  • Changes follow criticism of CTA's Ventra card plan

    Changes follow criticism of CTA's Ventra card plan
    The CTA will waive a $5 fee for customers who obtain the new Ventra transit card in 2013 and it also will eliminate or reduce some of the controversial service charges related to the optional Ventra debit MasterCard account, officials said Friday. The...
  • CTA officials, riders prepare for Red Line work

    CTA officials, riders prepare for Red Line work
    Marie Drake was already displeased Sunday morning when she boarded a free shuttle bus near the 63rd Street Red Line station. The Chicago Transit Authority, she said, hadn’t done enough to explain the five-month shutdown of the Red Line’s Dan...
  • 'So far, so good' on first weekday of Red Line shutdown

    'So far, so good' on first weekday of Red Line shutdown
    Commuting on the South Side changed fundamentally Monday. Yet at the same time, nothing changed. CTA Red Line trains were absent from the median of the Dan Ryan Expressway for the first weekday since the south branch opened almost 44 years ago, except...
  • Chicago company to manufacture CTA bus seats

    Chicago company to manufacture CTA bus seats
    Humboldt Park company Freedman Seating will be producing seats for the CTA's upcoming order of more than 300 buses, Mayor Emanuel and CTA president Forrest Claypool announced Wednesday. The fabric-covered seats are expected to be lighter in weight...
  • Would bus plan eat up parking?

    Would bus plan eat up parking?
    No final designs have been unveiled, but some already are raising concerns about potential options for express bus service along Ashland and Western avenues. The CTA is evaluating four designs that could remove car traveling lanes, parking lanes, center...
  • CTA addresses causes for some delays

    CTA addresses causes for some delays
    Why is my bus bunching? Why is my train running express? What is this equipment problem? The CTA is addressing questions like these in a new post on its Web site called "Why things go wrong." The post, which went live on transitchicago.com Tuesday,...
  • Rail stations, bus shelters to see more trackers

    Rail stations, bus shelters to see more trackers
    The CTA board on Friday approved the installation of 50 digital signs displaying bus and train tracking information outside rail stations across the system. The panels are expected to be installed this summer to the tune of $2.6 million, the CTA said....
  • CTA approves purchase of 8 more aisle-facing rail cars

    CTA approves purchase of 8 more aisle-facing rail cars
    If 706 rail cars with center-facing seats are 706 too many for some CTA riders who hate being squeezed from both sides and having their view of the city replaced by the paunch of standing passengers, well, 714 of the same cars doesn’t have any...
  • CTA penny ride program back tonight for New Year's Eve

    CTA penny ride program back tonight for New Year's Eve
    The CTA, which is hiking the price of fare passes by as much as 74 percent in 2013, is offering a New Year's Eve toast to riders by giving free rides for six hours starting late tonight. MillerCoors is the first corporate sponsor of the annual CTA penny...