(CBS) — Near South Side Ald. Pat Dowell said Thursday that she has been inundated since proposing an annual $25 licensing fee for bicycles. Dowell said she did not realize she would be “stepping into […]
The agreement kept intact the historic division of the supposedly discretionary funds: 98 percent to the CTA, 2 percent to Pace, while essentially forgiving a $56 million loan to the CTA that CTA has characterized as a grant and offering Metra $2 million for capital projects.
After a 13-month test, the CTA’s board Wednesday approved permanent extension of its No. 35 31st/35th bus route along 31st Street between Kedzie and Cicero, but that’s not what a roomful of protesters wanted.
Nick Steward, 33, disappeared Sept. 20 after leaving work in Wood Dale. He headed home for Lake Villa but never made it.
Police have arrested a man suspected of abducting a 3-year-old north suburban girl on Monday and returning her a short time later.
Eyewitnesses said the single-engine plane appeared to do a “touch-and-go,” circled and crashed several hundred feet short of the runway. Both people aboard died.
Reopening of the line is expected no later than Oct. 19.
A two-tour veteran of the war in Afghistan, his wife and five-year-old son received the gift of a lifetime Thursday: a free home.
Software technicians worked all day Thursday and Friday to try to get everything to run the way Spanish artist Jaume Plensa intended.
Engineers have brought the 840-year-old Leaning Tower of Pisa back from the brink. Now, a $23,000 engineering study is being done to determine what is needed to save the concrete replica in Niles.
The next big thing in pastry, the diet-busting cronut, has begun to appear at a handful of Chicago bakeries.
Since she was in the third grade, Kam Gottlieb has been raising money to buy treadmills for animal shelters through a group she founded and runs, Kinetic K-9s.
Monday marks the three month mark in the CTA’s five-month effort to rebuild the Red Line South from the ground up.
Crestwood Soccer Club board member Rob McKay said the club refuses to open its books to the village, as required under the revised parks ordinance.
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.