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  • New study details downside of CTA's newest rail cars

    New study details downside of CTA's newest rail cars
    As the CTA moves cautiously toward picking its next-generation rail cars, a study published in a national research journal presents a painstakingly detailed account of how the transit agency went off the tracks when it selected the aisle-facing seat design on what’s known as the 5000 Series rail cars.
  • Spring swings in McKinley Park

    <br>Spring swings in McKinley Park
    Coach Omar Bernal lined up his youngest player's batting stance during T-ball practice Sunday. Edgar Gutierrez, 3, took a big swing with a big smile in front of a half-dozen co-ed teammates in matching Baltimore Orioles hats. "Train!" yelled one...

    CTA rounding the curve slowly on next rail car purchase

     CTA rounding the curve slowly on next rail car purchase
    The CTA is again readjusting its sights before spending roughly $2 billion on a new generation of rail cars, aiming to hit the bull's-eye with the first train order during the Emanuel administration, transit officials said. The additional delay comes as...

    Boy, 15, accused of sexual assault of woman on Chicago train

    A 15-year-old boy is being accused of beating and sexually assaulting a 41-year-old woman aboard a Chicago Transit Authority train. The boy was ordered to be held Thursday on $1 million bail on felony charges of aggravated sexual assault and robbery. He'...

    Emanuel names Claypool to 3rd stint as mayoral chief of staff

     Emanuel names Claypool to 3rd stint as mayoral chief of staff
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel has turned to old friend and City Hall veteran Forrest Claypool to be his new chief of staff as the mayor tries to deal with a growing scandal at the Chicago Public Schools and confront a series of lingering, serious problems facing the...