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  • Aldermen seek O'Hare express train to Union Station, McCormick Place

    Aldermen seek O'Hare express train to Union Station, McCormick Place
    Five aldermen well-versed in Chicago's transportation issues on Wednesday called for yet another study to examine the feasibility and cost of launching high-quality airport express train service for O'Hare International Airport, Union Station and...
  • How to get to the Chicago Marathon on CTA

    How to get to the Chicago Marathon on CTA
    The CTA is adding rail service for runners and spectators attending Sunday's Bank of America Chicago Marathon, which will also cause reroutes of about a quarter of the CTA's 120-plus bus lines. The CTA is adding extra service to the Red, Brown, Blue,...
  • When will Ventra innovation arrive?

    When will Ventra innovation arrive?
    Here's an idea for next week's Chicago Ideas Week: Try to create a Chicago transit card with modern conveniences. Chicago is fast becoming known as a digital entrepreneurial hub, a place where big thinkers come to push the edges of technology. One...
  • Blotter: Man crawls under train in Wilmette

    Blotter: Man crawls under train in Wilmette
    The following items were taken from Wilmette police reports: A men's black Trek bicycle valued at $2,000 was stolen from a detached garage in the 700 block of 10th Street on Sept. 28. A resident of the 800 block of 15th Street reported on Sept. 27...
  • Man accused of stealing jewelry on CTA trains

    Man accused of stealing jewelry on CTA trains
    The man responsible for stealing necklaces from women on the CTA in August is in custody, authorities said. Ronnie Romaine, 43, of the 8700 block of South Bennett Avenue, was charged with three felony counts of robbery Monday after he was identified...
  • Half off CTA fares — with a catch

    Half off CTA fares — with a catch
    CTA and Pace riders can get half off the cost of their rides through the end of this year—if they tap their smartphones on Ventra readers to pay fares and sign up for an e-payment account through American Express. Softcard, a mobile wallet app...
  • How to cancel your Ventra card when you move

    How to cancel your Ventra card when you move
    When Marc Sherman and his wife moved from Bucktown to Seattle in the spring, he contacted Ventra customer service representatives to cancel their accounts and get a refund for the combined $43 remaining on their Ventra cards. Sherman was told to send...
  • CTA to begin work on Wilson Red Line stop this month

    CTA to begin work on Wilson Red Line stop this month
    CTA riders who use the Wilson Red Line stop soon will need a new thesaurus. For years, some riders have used words such as “dirty,” “disgusting,” “dilapidated,” “dangerous,” “depressing,”...
  • Behind the cost of pricey CTA station projects

    Behind the cost of pricey CTA station projects
    What can $240 million buy? How about: Second baseman Robinson Cano for 10 years in a 2013 deal inked by the Seattle Mariners, which didn't make the playoffs this year though Cano was named Mariners player of the year. Or: Hawaii's largest...
  • A timeline for renovation of CTA Wilson Red Line stop

    A timeline for renovation of CTA Wilson Red Line stop
    The Wilson Red Line stop has had a long, slow and smelly road to redemption. RedEye takes a look at the Uptown station's historical highlights and lowlights. 1900 The stop opens as a point served by the Northwestern Elevated Railroad, a predecessor to...
  • Revamp of Loop traffic, bus-only route and bike lanes moving forward

     Revamp of Loop traffic, bus-only route and bike lanes moving forward
    The Emanuel administration will announce Monday that it is seeking bids to construct three long-planned transit projects aimed at providing faster and more reliable service for hundreds of thousands of daily commuters and city visitors who ride CTA...