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  • 50 things to do with the kids: Holiday edition

    "Illumination" at the Morton Arboretum You'll never be so happy that night falls early as when you're at Morton Arboretum's dazzling and inventive winter light show, which returns after last year's triumphant debut. So much more than an impressive...
  • CTA: Brown, Purple Line Express service resumes after fire

    CTA: Brown, Purple Line Express service resumes after fire
    Tuesday morning's nightmare commute from the North Side into downtown Chicago was triggered by separate fires, including a blaze in a building near the CTA's "L" tracks that disrupted Brown Line and Purple Line service and a CTA bus fire that turned...
  • CTA board passes 2015 budget with no fare hikes

    CTA board passes 2015 budget with no fare hikes
    The CTA board on Wednesday approved the transit agency's operating budget for next year and a capital program that funds the purchase of new trains and buses and upgrades to bridges and other infrastructure through 2019. The $1.44 billion spending...
  • The Chicago Transit Authority's budget 'turnaround'

    The Chicago Transit Authority's budget 'turnaround'
    For the second year in a row, the CTA's public budget hearing was mostly not about the budget. Most of those in attendance Monday night came to plead for the restoration of the No. 11 bus service along Lincoln Avenue on the North Side. Last year's...
  • Solution for CTA fare cheats

    This is in response to “Ventra card cheating dogs CTA; Agency using trip history, stings to crack down on fraud as inquiry estimates $2.8M in lost revenue” (Page 1, Nov. 12). The obvious solution for CTA fare cheats is to automatically...
  • Ventra fraud needs investigating

    Tribune writer Jon Hilkevitch’s report on the fraudulent use of Ventra cards by CTA riders once again hits us taxpayers in our ever-shrinking purses and wallets. We learn lessons the hard way, it seems, here in our city, and the current lesson is...
  • Riders advocate for No. 11-Lincoln bus service at CTA budget hearing

    Riders advocate for No. 11-Lincoln bus service at CTA budget hearing
    Since the CTA cut a portion of the No. 11-Lincoln Avenue bus two years ago, Krista Kempe has found herself struggling to figure out how to go grocery shopping without a car. Kempe, of Lincoln Square, said she also now walks seven blocks to her nanny job...
  • Avoiding poop cars: A survival guide to riding the CTA in winter

    Avoiding poop cars: A survival guide to riding the CTA in winter
    Rachel Brusstar, 24, has only been riding the CTA for two years but she already knows how to sniff out a winter commuting phenomenon: The poop train car. Brusstar thought she hit the jackpot last year when she caught a Red Line train during rush hour...
  • CTA budget hearing tonight: Fight over CTA No. 11 Lincoln bus

    CTA budget hearing tonight: Fight over CTA No. 11 Lincoln bus
    After years of contentious budget hearings about proposed service cuts, increases in the prices of unlimited ride passes and the rocky transition to the Ventra fare payment system, the looming public hearing for the CTA’s 2015 budget should be...
  • Sex offender in custody charged with second attempted assault

    Sex offender in custody charged with second attempted assault
    A registered sex offender already in custody for an attempted sexual assault in August has been charged with trying to assault another woman a month earlier, prosecutors said Thursday. Lemar Hardy, 25, of the 2700 block of West 37th Place, was ordered...
  • CTA rider develops app for wheelchair users

    CTA rider develops app for wheelchair users
    Mohammad Ouyoun, 21, was trying to get to Union Station to take a Metra train home to Northbrook last year when he came across a problem. Ouyoun said he was at the Merchandise Mart Brown Line stop in River North and asked the CTA customer service...