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  • Man struck, killed by Red Line train

    Man struck, killed by Red Line train
    A 56-year-old man was struck and killed by a CTA Red Line train near the Loyola station Monday evening, Chicago Police said.
  • CTA Holiday Train pulled from service for door problem

    CTA Holiday Train pulled from service for door problem
    The holidays were cut short for some CTA riders Monday night. The CTA Holiday Train, a train adorned with lights and holiday decorations, was pulled from service Monday night after the train experienced door problems on the South Side, CTA spokesman...

    Crash involving vehicle on Metra BNSF line snarls evening commute

    Crash involving vehicle on Metra BNSF line snarls evening commute
    A crash near southwest suburban Western Springs at a grade-crossing on Metra's Burlington Northern Santa Fe line caused delays up to 90 minutes Monday evening, said officials. According to Metra spokesman Michael Gillis, the incident happened shortly...

    CTA to put rats on birth control

    CTA to put rats on birth control
    The CTA said it will launch a new weapon in the war on rats next year. In addition to poisonous traps the CTA uses to kill rats, the agency plans to test new technology that would make female and male rats infertile. A pilot program is expected to start...

    CTA riders debate 'manspreading' and bad manners

     CTA riders debate 'manspreading' and bad manners
    The practice known as "manspreading" will likely be addressed by the CTA this spring — albeit indirectly and even as riders themselves differ on how much it bothers them. In New York City, the nuisance on subways is apparently such a problem...