CTA is preparing to spend $166 million to upgrade a group of ‘L’ cars that won’t be around for long after they’re rehabbed.
The CTA once again will provide free rides for the first day of classes in Chicago’s Public Schools, on Aug. 26.
Another Metra board member may be on the verge of being forced from his seat.
Thousands of people lined King Drive from 35th Street to Washington Park for the annual Bud Billiken Parade on Saturday.
The City and State Departments of Transportation Tuesday night hosted the first of a series of meetings on proposed improvements to North Lake Shore Drive.
For the first time, the CTA’s fleet of ‘L’ cars is 100 percent accessible. But total accessibility is still a way off for Chicago’s rapid transit system.
At the Lincoln Park Zoo, both the animals and those who came to visit them coped with the heat wave.
Now that mosquitoes in portions of the northwest and southwest sides have tested positive for the West Nile virus spraying will take place overnight.
Metra Chairman Brad O’Halloran said that he would ask the Metra board at its next meeting, in August, to roll back the price of the ticket to pre-February levels, when the 10-ride ticket was sold for the price of nine rides.
Another nine-day closure is just ahead on the Brown Line, but this time it’s at the outer end of the line.
A group of about 100 protesters was using this Independence Day holiday to vent their frustrations about the direction of the city, outside Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s house in Ravenswood.
As many as 3,000 airline employees and other workers at O’Hare International Airport will be able to board the CTA Blue Line free at the airport through July 12, as the transit agency scrambles to provide them with special fare cards.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel this Independence Day is challenging House Republicans to take up the immigration issue and pass a federal law that sets a clear path to citizenship.
Six weeks in, the CTA Red Line South reconstruction project remains on schedule and on budget.
Comments were overwhelmingly favorable Thursday at the final public hearing on the $475 million plan to rebuild the 50-year-old Circle interchange.
Judge Clint Hull said probation was not appropriate for David Hatyina in the death of Antonio Borcia, who died July 28 while inner-tubing on Petite Lake.
Blues fans filled the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park on Thursday for the first night of the 30th Annual Chicago Blues Festival.
Newly elected Village President Riley Rogers said Dolton is essentially broke. It made payroll and insurance payments this week only because it raided a tax-increment financing (TIF) fund.
Pushback by riders and consumer groups have prompted the CTA to pull back on some of the fees it intended to charge when it introduces its new Ventra transit fare card this summer.
The kits each contain soap, shampoo and hand sanitizer, toilet paper, wash cloths, toothpaste and a brush, among other things. But World Vision’s Angela Appleton said encouragement is also packed.