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  • Mixed-use building with cosmetology school gains final approval

    A month after earning a unanimous recommendation from the Skokie Plan Commission, plans for a new retail and residential building for Skokie Boulevard near the downtown CTA station have cleared their final hurdle. The Skokie Village Board April 6 gave...
  • Emanuel picks new CTA chief, hopes he can deliver Washington funding

    Emanuel picks new CTA chief, hopes he can deliver Washington funding
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduced Dorval Carter Jr. as the new CTA president Tuesday at a bus garage, immediately making it clear that he expects the federal transit official to bring home pots of money from Washington. Carter, currently acting chief of...
  • Public invited to meet artist who will create Wilson Red Line station piece

    Public invited to meet artist who will create Wilson Red Line station piece
    The CTA is inviting the public to meet next week with the international artist and engineer who will create a piece that will be displayed at the rehabilitated Wilson station serving the Red Line. The CTA has commissioned Cecil Balmond, a Sri Lanka-born...
  • Jupiter, Cassiopeia misspelled in art installation along new Loop pedestrian pathway

    Jupiter, Cassiopeia misspelled in art installation along new Loop pedestrian pathway
    Looks like someone forgot to press the spellcheck button. Two words—Jupiter and Cassiopeia— were misspelled on public art installations that went up on a new Roosevelt Road pedestrian pathway in the Loop, and now the Chicago Department of...
  • Building could go up in Loop's Pritzker Park, a rare downtown greenspace

    Building could go up in Loop's Pritzker Park, a rare downtown greenspace
    A tiny stretch of rare parkland in the Loop that sits near several downtown college campuses could be replaced by a building that would include a space for Chicago Park District headquarters. The city's Department of Planning and Development announced...
  • Aragon, the Riv weigh in on proposed closure of CTA stop

    Aragon, the Riv weigh in on proposed closure of CTA stop
    A Chicago Transit Authority proposal could have the Aragon Ballroom rocking more than usual, but not because of the bands. The CTA has proposed closing the Lawrence "L" stop in the Uptown neighborhood for three to four years to renovate the station...
  • City firming up details for Purple Line express pilot program

    City firming up details for Purple Line express pilot program
    Evanston officials are preparing for a Purple Line Express evening pilot program that will test interest in extending the service beyond regular times. Ylda Capriccioso, assistant to the city manager, recently provided members of the city's...
  • Speak Out

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel hired Forrest Claypool as his chief of staff to try to straighten the city's pension crisis out. Here's the question for everybody — what about Mr. Claypool? How many pensions is he going to receive? Let's think about...
  • Small fire reported on Red Line

    Small fire reported on Red Line
    CTA officials briefly rerouted Red Line trains following a small rubbish fire on the Red Line's subway tracks. A small trash fire broke out Friday morning on the Red Line's subway tracks in the 1200 block of North Clark Street. Trains were briefly...
  • Man charged with groping 4th woman on CTA train

    Man charged with groping 4th woman on CTA train
    A Logan Square man accused of pressing his body against three women on CTA trains has been charged in another attack, this one in 2007, after DNA on the fourth woman's clothing matched his genetic profile, prosecutors said Thursday. Noor Jalil, 54,...
  • CTA releases details on rebuilding of north sections of Red, Purple lines

    CTA releases details on rebuilding of north sections of Red, Purple lines
    CTA officials have laid out more details of the first stage of rebuilding the northern sections of the Red and Purple lines, saying work could begin as soon as 2017. The first phase will focus on reconstructing tracks, viaducts, bridges and the four...