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  • CTA expands scope, cost of Brown Line flyover project

    CTA expands scope, cost of Brown Line flyover project
    A controversial CTA project to route the Brown Line onto a ramp over other elevated trains in Lakeview has been expanded in scope and would cost roughly $570 million, instead of $320 million, a CTA analysis released Tuesday said. The minimum four-year...
  • CTA's Yellow Line trouble and Springfield's little train that won't

    CTA's Yellow Line trouble and Springfield's little train that won't
    The CTA's Yellow Line was shut down because the ground gave way beneath the tracks. Attention, Springfield: When metaphors for this state's financial crisis become this real, you better act before we go off the rails. The Ascena Retail Group is buying...
  • Chicago musicians to play CTA stations

    Chicago musicians to play CTA stations
    Blues master Jimmy Burns, Irish fiddler Liz Carroll and Romanian cimbalom virtuoso Nicolae Feraru will be among several prominent Chicago musicians performing free concerts at CTA stations this summer. Iron Heart Chicago will spotlight these artists...
  • Chicago-area's Yellow Line train to be closed for days

    The Chicago Transit Authority say its Yellow Line serving suburban Skokie will be closed for several days as repairs are made to the eroded embankment supporting the line's track. CTA officials said Monday the embankment collapsed along McCormick...
  • Man dies after being hit by CTA bus in Canaryville

    Man dies after being hit by CTA bus in Canaryville
    A man died Monday evening after he was struck by a CTA bus on the South Side, police said. The accident happened near 43rd and Halsted streets at 9:06 p.m., authorities said. According to preliminary information, a 62-year-old pedestrian was struck by...
  • Yellow Line to Skokie out of service for next several days, CTA says

     Yellow Line to Skokie out of service for next several days, CTA says
    The bad news for CTA Yellow Line riders: Service will be shut down at least for several days, with no clear idea of when it will resume. The good news: CTA operators spotted problems related to the collapse of an embankment that supported the tracks,...
  • CTA contract worker electrocuted on North Side

    CTA contract worker electrocuted on North Side
    A contract worker for the CTA was electrocuted while working on the Brown Line in the Lincoln Park neighborhood Saturday afternoon. The construction worker, identified by the Cook County medical examiner's office as Kevin Benoit, 30, was killed while...
  • 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...
  • Man charged with shooting video up skirt of teen girl on CTA Red Line

    Man charged with shooting video up skirt of teen girl on CTA Red Line
    A Chicago man is charged with the unauthorized video recording of a minor after prosecutors say he followed a 16-year-old girl up the stairs at the Harrison CTA station and pointed his phone up her skirt to record video. Steven Carmona, 40, began...