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Woman Fatally Struck By CTA Bus

The woman, whose age was not immediately known, was struck by a westbound #47 bus near Western about 6:20 a.m.

09/13/2014

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How To Save Money On A Trip To Europe

With a little bit of planning, a trip to Europe can be surprisingly affordable.

09/10/2014

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Truck Hits CTA Bus, At Least Eight Injured

The crash, which involved a bus and a U-Haul truck, occurred about 11:30 a.m. at 79th and King Drive.

08/09/2014

A 19-month-old toddler girl ran into traffic Monday afternoon and was struck and killed by a CTA bus in Chicago’s South Shore neighborhood. (Credit: CBS)

Toddler Fatally Struck By CTA Bus

A girl was struck and killed by a CTA bus Monday afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood, according to police.

05/26/2014

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With Ventra Back On The Rails, Transition To The New Fare Payment System Could Soon Resume

According to the Chicago Transit Authority, there could be a new transition schedule for the Ventra fare payment system as early as next month. This comes after the CTA set three performance standards for Cubic Transportation Systems — the company behind Ventra — back in November. As of January 1st, the CTA says Cubic has met these standards.

01/13/2014

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CTA Auctioning Off Bus Stop Signs, Rail Ties And Even Two Entire ‘L’ Train Cars

If you have the cash to outbid the competition, you can soon purchase your very own Chicago L train. No word yet on whether it comes with angry passengers complaining about Ventra.

12/12/2013

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Pace Expanding Shoulder-Riding Buses

More shoulder-riding Pace buses begin to roam I-55 beginning Monday. WBBM’s Bob Roberts says an even bigger expansion may be in the works.

05/04/2013

A bus driver braves flood waters Monday morning, prompting his suspension. (CBS)

VIDEO: School Bus Driver Plows Through Flood Water

After days of flooding, it’s something we’ve heard over and over again: Don’t drive through flood waters. But a school bus driver did just that Monday.

04/22/2013

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Woman Killed In Pace Bus Accident On South Side

A Pace bus traveling south swerved to avoid a pedestrian and crashed into a light pole in the 4600 block of South Halsted Street.

03/08/2013

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Greyhound Passenger: Bus Left Us Out In The Cold

When a Greyhound bus dropped passengers off at a stop in Iowa, the station was closed, and an Illinois college student and other passengers were left outside in -17 degree weather for an hour. He was wearing only a sweatshirt and jacket.

WBBM Newsradio–02/20/2013

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Woman Shot While Riding CTA Bus

A 57-year-old woman was shot while riding a CTA bus Thursday night in the Hamilton Park neighborhood, authorities said.

01/17/2013

CTA Train (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Fares Increase Monday For Half Of The CTA’s Riders

The price of a one-day pass will nearly double, from $5.75 to $10. A three-day pass that now costs $14 will cost $20. The seven-day pass will increase in price from $23 to $28 and the 30-day pass will increase in price from $86 to $100.

01/13/2013

Elaine Overton, 48, as been charged with a misdemeanor count of endangering the life of a child and a felony count of possession of a controlled substance. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police: Woman Left 3-Year-Old Granddaughter On CTA Bus

She remembered the drugs, but not the child. Police say when a South Side who left her 3-year-old granddaughter on a CTA bus in the South Loop was arrested Wednesday night, they found heroin in her pocket.

01/04/2013

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CTA Buses Now Displaying ‘My Jihad’ Ads

The CTA ads display jihad goals like building friendships, saying fit or marching on despite loss of a child.

12/15/2012

A controversial ad appearing on CTA buses.

Ads Stir Controversy On CTA Buses

Controversial ads have appeared on 10 CTA buses — and the transit agency says it could do nothing to prevent them from running.

11/15/2012

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CTA To Test Bus Service On Part Of 31st Street

The Chicago Transit Authority will test bus service on a portion of 31st Street for the first time in 15 years, beginning next month – but the line won’t go to the lakefront as activists have hoped.

08/08/2012

Grand Prairie Transportation now has cameras aboard buses when it transports children for a suburban special-education district. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Alleged Abuse Leads Parents To Lobby For Cameras On School Buses

The mother and father of twin 3-year-old daughters want to keep their names private — but not their battle. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.

05/31/2012

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Bus, Semi-Truck Collide Downstate

A school bus carrying 6th-grade students from Highland has collided with a tractor trailer near the southern Illinois community of Litchfield.

05/14/2012

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Two Injured When Car Hits CTA Bus In South Loop

Two people suffered minor injuries Saturday afternoon when the CTA bus they were on was struck by a car in the South Loop.

05/12/2012

Dan Ryan Fatal Crash

2 Dead In 6-Vehicle Crash On Dan Ryan

The winter storm turned deadly overnight, as a six-vehicle accident killed two people on the Dan Ryan Expressway.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2012

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