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  • 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...
  • Cops: Man tries to drive off parking garage in suicide attempt

    Cops: Man tries to drive off parking garage in suicide attempt
    A man was seriously injured Tuesday when he tried to drive off the top floor of a parking garage along the CTA Red Line in an apparent suicide attempt, authorities said. Around 5 a.m., the man drove his gray Nissan toward the brick wall surrounding...
  • CTA: More than 1,000 apply to test Ventra app

    CTA: More than 1,000 apply to test Ventra app
    More than 1,000 Chicago area transit riders applied for 100 spots to test the forthcoming Ventra app that is supposed to allow riders with smartphones to easily buy Ventra passes and avoid lines at rail station vending machines. The CTA is reviewing the...
  • Spring swings in McKinley Park

    <br>Spring swings in McKinley Park
    Coach Omar Bernal lined up his youngest player's batting stance during T-ball practice Sunday. Edgar Gutierrez, 3, took a big swing with a big smile in front of a half-dozen co-ed teammates in matching Baltimore Orioles hats. "Train!" yelled one...
  • NTSB report: Blue Line crash shows CTA should update, add safety systems

    A decades-old CTA safety system that can trigger a train's brakes in an emergency should be replaced by smart technology that detects potential danger much earlier, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday as part of its report into the...
  • Emanuel could find help from Springfield elusive

    Emanuel could find help from Springfield elusive
    Just as a victorious Rahm Emanuel was about to step on stage to accept re-election accolades from a raucous crowd at a Near West Side plumbers union hall, he got a call. Bruce Rauner, his friend and Illinois' new governor, was on the line. "We had a...
  • Emanuel names Claypool to 3rd stint as mayoral chief of staff

     Emanuel names Claypool to 3rd stint as mayoral chief of staff
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel has turned to old friend and City Hall veteran Forrest Claypool to be his new chief of staff as the mayor tries to deal with a growing scandal at the Chicago Public Schools and confront a series of lingering, serious problems facing the...
  • CTA begins weekend reroutes on Brown Line

    CTA begins weekend reroutes on Brown Line
    Starting this weekend, the CTA will reroute Brown Line trains onto Red Line tracks during 13 weekends this year so work can be done to fix Brown Line track, according to the transit agency. Rerouting Brown Line trains shouldn't affect Red Line service,...
  • Officials in Illinois call for increase in federal transit spending

     Officials in Illinois call for increase in federal transit spending
    The leaders of Chicago-area public transit agencies and Illinois elected officials from both political parties rallied Thursday for Congress to pass a robust, long-term federal spending plan to rebuild rail infrastructure used by commuter and intercity...
  • Man charged with groping 4th woman on CTA train

    Man charged with groping 4th woman on CTA train
    A Logan Square man accused of pressing his body against three women on CTA trains has been charged in another attack, this one in 2007, after DNA on the fourth woman's clothing matched his genetic profile, prosecutors said Thursday. Noor Jalil, 54,...
  • CTA releases details on rebuilding of north sections of Red, Purple lines

    CTA releases details on rebuilding of north sections of Red, Purple lines
    CTA officials have laid out more details of the first stage of rebuilding the northern sections of the Red and Purple lines, saying work could begin as soon as 2017. The first phase will focus on reconstructing tracks, viaducts, bridges and the four...