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.


CTA Bus (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

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.


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.



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.


CTA Bus (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

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.


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

Lydia Young, 22, describes her experience sitting next to a creepy male passenger on a Greyhound bus. (CBS)

Bus Passenger Says Greyhound Did Little After Man Sitting Next To Her Exposed Himself

College student Lydia Young was traveling from Milwaukee to Chicago when, she says, the guy sitting next to her rubbed her leg and put his hand on her thigh a few times. It got worse, CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman reports.


Visually Impaired Man Dies After Being Hit By Pace Bus

The victim, believed to be in his 60s, had both of his legs run over by the bus near Oak Park, an emergency official said.


Twenty-six people were injured Friday afternoon when a CTA bus struck a pole at Cottage Grove and 95th Street. (CBS)

Several Injured When CTA Bus Hits Pole

Twenty-six people were injured Friday afternoon when a CTA bus struck a pole on the South Side.


Same Sex Marriage

Gay Couple: We Were Kicked Off CTA Bus For Kissing

A man says a CTA bus driver kicked him and his boyfriend off a bus for kissing, and they are considering filing a lawsuit.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2011

Milton Wardlaw (Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Man Who Killed Teen Girl On CTA Bus Sentenced To 70 Years

A South Side man sentenced to 70 years in prison for killing a teenage girl on a CTA bus apologized in court Thursday, claiming the death was “an accident.”


Bicycle (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Man, 81, Killed When Bus Hits His Bike In Evanston

An 81-year-old Evanston man is dead, after he was hit by a CTA bus while riding his bike earlier this week.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2011

CTA Bus (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

UIC Student Attacked By Mob On Bus

As concerns mount about flash mob attacks in the trendy Streeterville neighborhood, the University of Illinois at Chicago is now reporting a similar attack on the city’s Near West Side.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2011

Chicago firefighters respond to a bus-car collision on the Dan Ryan Expressway on Sunday evening. (CBS)

Bus-Car Collision Closes Inbound Dan Ryan

Twenty people were sent to local hospitals Sunday evening when a car collided with a tour bus in the inbound lanes of the Dan Ryan Expressway and caused the temporary closure of northbound traffic lanes.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2011

CTA Bus (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Low-Income Seniors Still Eligible For Free Transit

The Regional Transportation Authority is three months away from shutting off all 440,000 of the “seniors ride free” fare cards issued since 2008.

CBS Chicago–06/01/2011

David Soto

Deadly Accident Prompts Call For Tighter Bus-Driver Screening

The Illinois Secretary of State asks federal officials to check the backgrounds of all commercial drivers license applicants, in the wake of this week’s fatal bus-pedestrian accident in Streeterville.

CBS Chicago–05/05/2011

Bus Crash

Bus Knocks Down Light Pole On West Side

A CTA bus slammed into a light pole on the city’s West Side this morning, sending the light pole crashing down to the street below.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2011

(Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Frankfort Police Warn Of Suspicious Van

Police in southwest suburban Frankfort are warning residents about a suspicious newer white Chevrolet van that was seen on Thursday in the southwest suburb.


Initial reports said the teens were shot on a CTA bus, but the shootings were not on the bus. At least one of the wounded teens flagged down a westbound No. 75 bus after being shot. (Credit: CBS)

2 Teens Injured In Shooting Near High School

The gunfire erupted Monday afternoon near South Shore High School, where the male victims are students.


Streeterville Bus Accident

Pedestrian Hit By Bus In Streeterville

It was a bumpy ride for those onboard a Chicago Transit Authority bus overnight, as it hit a pedestrian in the Streeterville neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2011