Brown, Purple Line Work Resumes On Ravenswood ConnectorOnce completed, the $90 million rehabilitation will provide smoother, more reliable rides for the more than 40,000 customers who ride Purple Line Express and Brown Line trains each weekday, according to a statement from the CTA.
Teenage Boy Charged In Brown Line Double-Stabbing A 17-year-old boy is facing juvenile charges in connection to a Thursday stabbing outside a CTA Brown Line station in the North Side Ravenswood neighborhood.
Two Stabbed At Western Brown Line StationOf the two victims, a 20-year-old male sustained multiple stab wounds to his upper body and was transported to Illinois Masonic Hospital in critical condition, Chicago Police News Affairs said.
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CTA To Close 2 North Side Stations For Red/Purple Line RenovationsThe CTA’s ambitious $1.7 billion Red and Purple Modernization project will be completed in two phases over four years, starting with the closure of the Lawrence and Berwyn stations for 18 months beginning in 2017.
More Than 250 'L' Cars On Orange And Brown Lines To Be UpgradedThe transit agency says the cars will emerge from the rebuild more reliable and comfortable. In addition to the upgraded air conditioning units, wiring will be replaced, motors and batteries upgraded, along with doors, springs and control equipment. The makeover even includes pricey LED destination signs.
Switching Problems Create Major CTA Delays In The LoopService on the 'L' tracks in the Loop was back to normal Monday afternoon, after a major headache during the morning commute forced the CTA to reroute three train lines, and riders were delayed as long as 90 minutes.
Brown, Purple Line Service Back To Normal After Disruption From Lincoln Park FireElevated train service on the CTA’s Brown and Purple lines was suspended for nearly six hours Tuesday morning between the North Side and the Loop as firefighters put out an extra-alarm fire at a 124-year-old shuttered school in Lincoln Park.
Firefighters Battle Extra-Alarm Blaze At Former School BuildingCTA train service has been suspended between the North Side and the Loop as firefighters continue working to extinguish an extra-alarm fire Monday morning at a 124-year-old shuttered school in Lincoln Park.
CTA Budget For 2015 Includes No Fare Hikes, Service CutsThe $1.44 billion budget, released Monday, holds the line on base fares, projects a modest .7 percent increase in ridership, and adds service on five rapid transit lines -- taking advantage of the hundreds of new 'L' cars that have been added to the fleet.
Prosecutors: Man Groped Woman At Brown Line Station On Near North SideA registered sex offender is accused of groping a woman Tuesday night at a Brown Line station on the Near North Side.
CTA To Rehab 'L' Cars Used On Orange, Brown Lines The CTA's board Wednesday set the stage to rebuild the 'L' cars used on the Orange and Brown lines, even though it expects to junk them in less than 10 years.