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  • RTA report: Metra, Pace, CTA falling behind in funding for equipment

     RTA report: Metra, Pace, CTA falling behind in funding for equipment
    Chicago's three transit agencies have fallen $3 billion further behind previous years in investing in new equipment and maintaining existing trains, buses and infrastructure, a new report by the Regional Transportation Authority said Thursday. The...
  • Cumberland stop part of Blue Line project funding

    The CTA has secured $120 million in federal funds to move forward with its four-year, $492 million project to renovate North Side Blue Line stations, Mayor Emanuel and U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced last Thursday...
  • Blue Line upgrade gets $120 million infusion from feds

    Blue Line upgrade gets $120 million infusion from feds
    The CTA's almost half-billion-dollar upgrade of the Blue Line's O'Hare branch is getting an infusion of new federal funding, officials said Thursday. U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx will announce that $120 million in additional federal...
  • Emanuel announces Blue Line project funding

    Emanuel announces Blue Line project funding
    The CTA has secured $120 million in federal funds to move forward with its four-year, $492 million project to renovate North Side Blue Line stations, Mayor Emanuel and U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced Thursday morning....
  • 10 CTA rules for our snow-weather friends

    10 CTA rules for our snow-weather friends
    Dear snow-weather friends, welcome to the CTA. We get that you have no interest in digging your plowed-in car out of your side street. Please join us this week for our hellish commute. You seem new to this, or maybe it's been a while. These are...
  • Man found dead on CTA Blue Line tracks near Division Street station

    Man found dead on CTA Blue Line tracks near Division Street station
    A man was found dead on the tracks of the CTA Blue Line south of the Division Street Station on Wednesday morning, officials said. Police were called to the Blue Line subway between the Chicago Avenue and Division Street stations at 10:23 a.m. and found...
  • Adding 4G network may change some CTA rider habits

    Adding 4G network may change some CTA rider habits
    When Daniel Kelly gets ready to leave for work in the morning, he usually has to make a tough call. Kelly said he can ride the Red Line from his Lakeview home to his River North marketing job, which is faster than the Brown Line, where trains...
  • Evening commute back on track after rough morning, Metra and CTA say

    Evening commute back on track after rough morning, Metra and CTA say
    Train delays and icy roads made for dicey travel Monday morning after nearly 20 inches of snowfall, but transit agencies and highway officials said the evening ride home was more of a relief. School and some business closings helped keep roads clear...
  • 'Squirrel truth' ads debut on CTA

    'Squirrel truth' ads debut on CTA
    Now arriving on the CTA: the squirrel truth. Ads that feature satirical squirrel "facts" began popping up on the Red Line this month after a Chicago comedian successfully raised more than $4,000 through a Kickstarter fundraising campaign. "Facts" on...
  • Massive storm blankets Chicago, closes schools, threatens commutes

    Massive storm blankets Chicago, closes schools, threatens commutes
    Monday classes were canceled for hundreds of thousands of Chicago-area schoolchildren after a blizzardlike storm Sunday dropped more than a foot of snow across the region. Lingering accumulation could disrupt the morning drive, forecasters say, but...
  • Where are the Chicago-area construction projects in 2015?

     Where are the Chicago-area construction projects in 2015?
    A boatload of transportation projects, including completion of the first phase of the Chicago Riverwalk extension, will be launched or resume in early 2015, regardless of whether an early spring is in the offing. That's because in northeastern Illinois,...