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Many of the wooden planks at the Francisco station on the CTA's Brown Line are already rotting, two years after an overhaul that was supposed to last decades. (Credit: CBS)

Wood Already Rotting At New CTA Brown Line Platforms

Just a few years ago, the Chicago Transit Authority closed down numerous stations in succession for renovations. Now it turns out they might have to repair some of the newly-remodeled stations already.

CBS Chicago–08/29/2011

Prince Watson, Sally Katona-King

No Bond For Teen Charged In ‘L’ Stop Death

Bond was denied Thursday to a 17-year-old charged with killing a woman in March by pushing her down a flight of stairs at a CTA ‘L’ stop, after he had stolen another person’s iPhone.

CBS Chicago–08/11/2011

Brown Line Train

Brown Line Train Hits Vehicle, Service Halted On North Side

A Brown Line train struck a vehicle near the Francisco stop Tuesday afternoon and service was stopped on the North Side between the Belmont and Kimball stops as crews worked to clear the scene.

07/19/2011

CTA Brown Line Railroad Tie

Falling Railroad Tie From Brown Line Nearly Hit Pregnant Woman

A heavy railroad tie fell from a CTA “L” track in Lincoln Square last weekend and came close to crushing a car being driven by a pregnant Chicago woman.

CBS 2–06/29/2011

An elevated Chicago Transit Authority train (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Best Date Spots Off The “L”

The Chicago ‘L’ is the nation’s most romantic transit system. I must get stuck on the wrong train cars. Anyways, I’ve compiled a list of the best date spots near each of the five top mobile love shacks in Chicago. To your love!

06/13/2011

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Derailment Snags 3 ‘L’ Lines Near Belmont Avenue

A minor derailment caused major delays on the Red, Brown and Purple ‘L’ lines Tuesday morning.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2011

CTA Train (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Delays Expected On Blue, Brown Lines For Track Work

Maintenance work on the CTA Blue Line and Brown Line this weekend will lead to some minor delays for passengers.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2011

At The O'Hare Stop On The CTA Blue Line. (CTA File Photo)

Late Night Construction To Cause Blue Line Delays

Blue Line trains in both directions will operate on the same track between the Grand and LaSalle stations from 11 p.m. until 4 a.m As a result, passengers must board and exit all trains on the O’Hare-bound side of the platform.

02/20/2011

(Photo Credit: Tim Boyle/ Getty Images)

CTA Provides Shuttle, Bus Service For Chicago Auto Show

The CTA will operate special shuttle buses for people attending the 2011 Chicago Auto Show, and will provide service during all show hours on three regular bus routes.

02/12/2011

Brown Line Train

1 Hurt When Car Backs Into CTA Train

One person was taken to the hospital this morning, after a car backed into a stopped Brown Line train at the Rockwell station.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2011

Skokie Swift

CTA Yellow Line Closed For Blizzard

CTA officials say the trusty ‘L’ is Chicagoans’ best bet for getting around in the blizzard, but the rapid transit service has not been spared problems.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2011

Theft Shuts Down Power On Brown Line Near Mart

Police activity at the Merchandise Mart CTA platform forced the agency to shut down power in both directions for about 15 minutes this afternoon.

12/13/2010

A CTA Brown Line train struck a car on the Northwest Side. (Stephen Miller/ WBBM)

CTA Train Strikes Car On NW Side

A motorist and a CTA train operator were hospitalized Sunday morning when a CTA Brown Line train struck a car in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

11/28/2010

CTA train (CBS file)

CTA’s New ‘L’ Cars To Hit Brown Line

The CTA’s newest ‘L’ cars are on the move again.

WBBM Newsradio–11/19/2010

CTA turnstiles

Signal Work To Reroute Loop ‘L’ Trains

CTA riders on the Brown, Orange and Green lines may experience delays in the Loop this weekend as upgrades continue on the signal system.

11/04/2010

Red Line Train

CTA Work To Reroute Loop Trains, Blue And Red Lines

CHICAGO (STMW) – Track construction beginning this weekend on the South and West Sides as well as downtown will reroute some CTA trains, and riders are advised to allow extra travel time. Green, Brown and […]

10/23/2010

United Center

Guide To United Center

Everything you need to know about the UC!

10/03/2010

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