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CTA: Effort To Speed Up Buses Delayed By Slow RTA Funding

The CTA hopes to attract more riders by speeding up its buses, and giving buses green light priority over other vehicles is a key part of that strategy, but it says it is encountering problems obtaining federal grant money that’s been in the hands of the Regional Transportation Authority since 2012.

08/14/2014

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CTA Reroutes Buses Due To Flooding

Flooding has caused the CTA to reroute several buses.

04/18/2013

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CTA Riders Slam CTA Plans To Ease Crowding At Public Hearing

The CTA’s plan to ease crowding at the cost of all or portions of 26 bus routes ran into heavy opposition Tuesday night at the only public hearing on the proposed changes.

WBBM Newsradio–09/04/2012

Some CTA Riders Upset With Plans To Shuffle Bus Routes

The CTA is taking heat for its plan to discontinue a dozen bus lines and redistribute the buses to more heavily-patronized routes as it also steps up ‘L’ service on most of its rapid transit lines.

08/26/2012

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CTA Aims To Cut Some Bus Routes, Increase Service On Others

The Chicago Transit Authority is planning to add service on its most congested bus and ‘L’ lines, but 12 routes with low ridership are set to get the axe.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2012

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CTA To Buy Up To 100 New ‘Supersize’ Buses

Your chances of getting a seat on the bus could get a little better soon.

05/10/2012

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Expect Street Closures, Bus Reroutes For Shamrock Shuffle Runners

As an estimated 30,000 runners race around the Loop Sunday morning in the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle, expect some street closures and CTA bus reroutes.

04/09/2011

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CTA Bus Delays Expected Due To Anti-War March

CTA bus routes may experience delays Saturday afternoon because of an anti-war march Downtown.

03/18/2011

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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