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  • Tribune architecture critic: CTA flyover proposal misguided, unnecessary

     Tribune architecture critic: CTA flyover proposal misguided, unnecessary
    A city is a machine for moving people and goods. It's also a habitat where human beings build their nests and neighborhoods. These traits often conflict, most famously in the 1950s when the uber-activist, Jane Jacobs, stopped the uber-planner, Robert...
  • How cops broke 2009 case of 12-year-old girl's slaying

    How cops broke 2009 case of 12-year-old girl's slaying
    Chicago police had always suspected that the man who raped and killed 12-year-old Jahmeshia Conner was part of the fabric of a small section of Englewood where she lived with her mother and four siblings. But, with almost no leads, the 2009 case went...
  • Mom of toddler killed by CTA bus: 'I lost my baby, my sweet Cherish'

    Mom of toddler killed by CTA bus: 'I lost my baby, my sweet Cherish'
    La'Tasha Upshaw says she left her 19-month-old daughter’s side "for a second," but that's all it took for the toddler to stray from a neighbor and dart in front of a CTA bus. “She was supposed to keep an eye on her,” said Upshaw,...
  • CTA, Pace start next Ventra phase-in this weekend

    CTA, Pace start next Ventra phase-in this weekend
    CTA and Pace riders who haven’t yet switched to the new Ventra fare-payment system are approaching the end of the line, as the transit agencies will no longer accept either version of the Chicago Card or offer customers the option to reload any...
  • Police: Electronic thefts on CTA down 36 percent

    Police: Electronic thefts on CTA down 36 percent
    Electronics thefts on the CTA were down 36 percent for the first three months of this year, according to Chicago police data released last week. There were 228 reported thefts of iPhones, cellphones and computers from January through March, compared...
  • Major project to clog Kennedy Expressway on June weekends

    Major project to clog Kennedy Expressway on June weekends
    Chicago-area drivers are being urged to steer clear of the downtown stretch of the Kennedy Expressway during the last three weekends in June, officials said Thursday. That’s when bridge demolition on the Kennedy interchange at Ohio and Ontario...
  • HBO teases Foo Fighters doc series partly shot in Chicago

    HBO teases Foo Fighters doc series partly shot in Chicago
    HBO released the first teaser for "Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways," and Chicago features prominently in the 20-second clip. Band leader Dave Grohl appears to be hopping on a CTA train and later walking down an "L" stop's stairs. In between, we see...
  • No one hurt when equipment falls on CTA third rail

    No one hurt when equipment falls on CTA third rail
    Fire crews were sent to the CTA's Logan Square station after a piece of equipment fell on the third railĀ  on the Blue Line. No injuries were reported. An Emergency Medical Services Plan I, which sends at least five ambulances to the scene, was...
  • Chicago wants to light up 'iconic metropolis' for tourists

    Chicago wants to light up 'iconic metropolis' for tourists
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s latest idea to boost Chicago’s tourism numbers involves finding a company to light up city bridges, buildings, CTA platforms and other locations to hopefully “transform the world’s opinion of Chicago” and...
  • Pace buses to connect CTA train stops and Brookfield Zoo

    Pace buses to connect CTA train stops and Brookfield Zoo
    Pace is launching weekend bus routes that will carry riders from CTA train stations to Brookfield Zoo, the agency announced Wednesday. Starting Memorial Day, one route will connect passengers to the zoo from the Harlem/Lake Station on CTA's Green Line...
  • Latest Ventra deadline looming

    Latest Ventra deadline looming
    Angel Calderon, 32, rides a CTA train two to three times a week. He has never had a Ventra card and doesn't plan to get one. Since October, the Montclare resident has tapped his debit card on Ventra readers to pay for fares. He said he's had little...