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  • Quinn hits Rauner on gun control

    Quinn hits Rauner on gun control
    Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday continued his attack on Republican challenger Bruce Rauner’s views on gun control. A day after the two clashed on the issue during a debate, Quinn appeared outside of a Blue Line station in the Loop near a...
  • California Blue Line station reopens Thursday

    California Blue Line station reopens Thursday
    For the past six weeks, Joe Siebelts has taken a daily walking tour of Logan Square—thanks to the closure of the California Blue Line station for repairs. Siebelts, 27, previously bused to the California stop in Logan Square to hop on the Blue...
  • Facing fare hikes, Metra riders want all to pay

    Facing fare hikes, Metra riders want all to pay
    With Metra riders facing a 68 percent fare increase over the next 10 years, some of them are raising a common complaint — too many passengers are getting a free ride, because conductors either don't or can't check everyone's tickets. That's...
  • CTA California Blue Line stop opens to fanfare

    CTA California Blue Line stop opens to fanfare
    The California Blue Line station in Logan Square opened to fanfare Thursday as riders returned to a stop they said looked brighter and cleaner and smelled better. The station reopened at 1 a.m. There were LED lights and new furniture on the platform,...
  • New RTA chief seeks cooperation, more funding

    Reaching accord among the transit agencies and obtaining more state and federal funding are high priorities, the new head of the Chicago area's top transportation agency said Wednesday. The Regional Transportation Authority board named Leanne Redden...
  • A timeline for renovation of CTA Wilson Red Line stop

    A timeline for renovation of CTA Wilson Red Line stop
    The Wilson Red Line stop has had a long, slow and smelly road to redemption. RedEye takes a look at the Uptown station's historical highlights and lowlights. 1900 The stop opens as a point served by the Northwestern Elevated Railroad, a predecessor to...
  • Move afoot to let smartphones pay transit fares

    Move afoot to let smartphones pay transit fares
    Smartphones would work like "virtual Ventra cards'' under a $2.5 million plan presented Wednesday to quickly knit together a regionwide mobile transit fare-payment system. The proposed Ventra smartphone app is far from the simple, universal fare plan...
  • CTA hirings and dismissals

    This week’s story by Tribune reporters Alex Richards and Jon Hilkevitch (“CTA employee dismissals soar under Claypool’s watch,” News, Oct. 14) briefly mentions the more than 1,000 new, good-paying union positions the CTA has...
  • Ventra mobile-ticketing app testing to start in February

    Ventra mobile-ticketing app testing to start in February
    Metra and Pace on Wednesday unveiled plans for a Ventra mobile-ticketing app that will debut next year. Metra Executive Director Don Orseno told the CTA board at Wednesday's monthly meeting that testing by the commuter railroad will begin in February on...
  • Mobile ticketing test to start in February on CTA, Metra and Pace

    Mobile ticketing test to start in February on CTA, Metra and Pace
    CTA, Metra and Pace on Wednesday unveiled plans for a Ventra mobile-ticketing app that will debut next year.  Metra Executive Director Don Orseno told the CTA board at Wednesday's monthly meeting that testing by the commuter railroad will begin in...
  • CTA Yellow Line service resumes after suspension

    CTA Yellow Line service resumes after suspension
    Service on the CTA Yellow Line was resuming this afternoon after being suspended because of problems with switching equipment. Switches began to malfunction and CTA personnel had to manually operate the switches starting about 3 p.m., said CTA...