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  • CTA Damen Blue Line stop to reopen next week

    CTA Damen Blue Line stop to reopen next week
    Cora Majewski may have saved herself a few pounds, but her wallet is a little lighter since the CTA closed the Damen Blue Line stop in Wicker Park for renovation two months ago. Majewski, 32, said her typical 20-minute Blue Line commute to her...
  • Lakeview group giving away gift cards at CTA stops

    Lakeview group giving away gift cards at CTA stops
    The Lakeview Chamber of Commerce will be giving away 100 Lakeview store gift cards loaded with $5 at the Southport and Paulina Brown Line stops Wednesday and Thursday. The chamber will be distributing the gift cards at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday at the...
  • Chicago mass transit projects stay on track in federal spending bill

     Chicago mass transit projects stay on track in federal spending bill
    A $1.1 trillion spending bill that Congress completed action on over the weekend will provide funding to keep Chicago-area mass transit and roadway projects moving forward, as well as expand pedestrian and bicycle safety programs, transportation officials...
  • Police seek suspects seen assaulting man on CTA in viral video

    Police seek suspects seen assaulting man on CTA in viral video
    Authorities are looking for three suspects who harassed a man on the CTA Blue Line in an incident captured on video. Two males appear to assault an older man on the train near the Racine stop in the video, which has been shared and viewed thousands of...
  • Bin 36 to open at CTA headquarters

     Bin 36 to open at CTA headquarters
    There will be no need to get behind the steering wheel after tipping back drinks at a new Bin 36 restaurant that is set to open in the CTA headquarters building next spring, under a lease approved Wednesday. A total of eight new concession leases were...
  • Quieter Wilson stop could throw off Buddhist temple's meditation

    Quieter Wilson stop could throw off Buddhist temple's meditation
    Patti Nakai is going to miss the squeals of Red Line trains on the tracks near her Uptown temple during meditation time. Usually about a half-dozen people come to Sunday morning meditations at the Buddhist Temple of Chicago, where they sit on cushions&...
  • Man crashes into CTA bus, 5 cars during police chase

    Man crashes into CTA bus, 5 cars during police chase
    A man was arrested after he crashed into a CTA bus and five parked cars while fleeing police in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. About 10 p.m. Tuesday, officers saw a 2003 Ford minivan run a stop sign and tried to curb it in the...
  • At Lawrence Hall, vulnerable kids terrorized, learn life of crime

    At Lawrence Hall, vulnerable kids terrorized, learn life of crime
    One teenager raped a 50-year-old woman as she walked to the "L" stop at dawn. A second was arrested nine times in one year on charges that included theft, property damage and groping and punching a girl. A third was convicted in a series of...
  • Commuters, transit experts offer 6 ways to improve Union Station

     Commuters, transit experts offer 6 ways to improve Union Station
    A multibillion-dollar rehabilitation of Chicago's iconic Union Station is on the drawing board, including plans to improve access by reconfiguring train concourses and eliminating a confusing layout for ramps and escalators. But as planners ponder a...
  • McCormick Place Green Line opening delayed to early 2015: city

    McCormick Place Green Line opening delayed to early 2015: city
    CTA riders won't be getting a new Green Line stop for the holidays. The city has pushed back the targeted open date for the new Green Line stop by McCormick Place to early next year, said Pete Scales, a spokesman for the Chicago Department of...
  • CTA confiscates 200-plus U-Passes for fraud

    CTA confiscates 200-plus U-Passes for fraud
    Chicago college students caught giving or selling their discounted CTA cards to friends or strangers may end up losing the card and paying full fare until the next school year, the transit agency said Wednesday. Forrest Claypool, the CTA president, told...