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  • $5 million ad campaign tells Chicago-area drivers: Public transit is cool

    $5 million ad campaign tells Chicago-area drivers: Public transit is cool
    And the Oscar for Man Riding Subway goes to…Bradley Cooper. Cooper, an Oscar nominee for his role in “American Sniper,” has been spotted by photographers multiple times on the New York subway in the past few months. Cooper, who is...
  • Long-awaited Cermak-McCormick Place Green Line station opens

    Long-awaited Cermak-McCormick Place Green Line station opens
    A roughly 2 1/2-mile gap in CTA rail service that lasted 38 years on the Near South Side was eliminated Sunday, when Green Line trains started making stops at a station on Cermak Road near State Street. The new $50 million Cermak-McCormick Place station...
  • Making it easier for thieves on the subway

    Providing new cellphone accommodations for CTA subway passengers is going to be like Christmas every day for the thieves who prey on electronic users. Nothing has been said about added security. — Darwin Spurling, Chicago
  • Few answers at Eisenhower Expressway hearing with Oak Park Village Board

    A skeptical crowd of Oak Park residents and village officials expressed concerns about the Eisenhower Expressway's possible expansion during a public meeting Monday with representatives from the Illinois Department of Transportation and the Chicago...
  • Will low gas prices affect CTA ridership?

    Will low gas prices affect CTA ridership?
    It's not summer but Wendy Packard of Avondale has been taking road trips like the thermostat reads 80 degrees. Two weeks ago, Packard drove her 1999 Toyota Camry to Indianapolis for the Indianapolis Colts-Cincinnati Bengals playoff game. Last month, she...
  • New Green Line station opens on Near South Side

    New Green Line station opens on Near South Side
    CTA Green Line trains are starting to make stops at a new $50 million station serving McCormick Place and the Motor Row district on the Near South Side, officials said Sunday. The Cermak-McCormick Place station, at Cermak Road and State Street, is...
  • Teen charged in robberies at Red Line's Wilson stop

    Teen charged in robberies at Red Line's Wilson stop
    Authorities charged a 17-year-old male in two robberies at the CTA Red Line's Wilson Stop in the Uptown neighborhood in the past three weeks. The teen, whose name was not released because he is a juvenile, faces two felony counts of robbery, according...
  • Man charged with arson for CTA recycling bin fire

    Man charged with arson for CTA recycling bin fire
    A 19-year-old West Side man set fire to a recycling bin at a Red Line station on the North Side earlier this month before boarding the train, prosecutors said. Ivan Corona-Gutierrez, of the 2200 block of South Kildare Avenue, was ordered held in lieu of...
  • Police warn of thefts on CTA trains at Wilson stop

    Police warn of thefts on CTA trains at Wilson stop
    Police are alerting residents of a recent string of thefts on the CTA trains at the Red Line's Wilson stop on the North Side. There were three thefts between Dec. 28 and Wednesday during late evening and early morning hours, according to an alert from...
  • Public divided on Obama library plans

    Public divided on Obama library plans
    Proposals to put the Barack Obama presidential library on Chicago parkland stirred passionate debates during six hours of public hearings this week and divided residents into two camps: one that wants the city's precious green space to be left alone...
  • Penis-looking Toronto bus route sign removed after Tweets pointed it out

    Penis-looking Toronto bus route sign removed after Tweets pointed it out
    Poop trains? Bus delays from the Blizzard? None of our Chicago Transit Authority complaints can compete with the chatter about the Toronto Transit Commission this week. On Monday, a transit rider on the TTC tweeted about a bus route sign looking a lot...