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CTA Using New System To Reduce Bus Bunching

The goal is to reduce instances of multiple buses on the same route arriving at stops at the same time, by allowing drivers to communicate with the CTA control center in real time.

05/11/2015

Police block off a portion of State Street where stone fell from a building late Sunday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Downtown CTA Buses Rerouted After Debris Falls From Loop Building

Part of State Street remains closed to traffic in the Loop Monday after bricks fell from a building Sunday night, causing headaches for some bus riders’ morning commute.

04/27/2015

Artist's rendering looking west on Washington Street, after the Loop Link bus rapid transit project is complete. (Credit: Chicago Department of Transportation)

City Begins Work On Bus Rapid Transit Lanes In The Loop

City officials were warning of increased traffic delays in the Loop beginning Monday, as work begins on the so-called “Loop Link” project to provide faster bus service from Union Station to Millennium Station.

03/16/2015

CTA passengers board Blue Line trains at the Logan Square subway station. (Credit: CTA)

CTA Ridership Down Overall, But Train Rides Set New Record

Buses remained the most popular option for public transit users in Chicago last year, although rail ridership set a new record for the CTA.

03/06/2015

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CTA Adding New Theft-Prevention Measure To Buses

Burned twice in the past three years by impostors who stole buses, the CTA is going high-tech in its attempt to prevent it from happening again.

11/14/2013

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Best Local Transportation To Get To Soldier Field

Just like any metropolitan city, it can be difficult to navigate Chicago streets to get to Soldier Field. Even local residents can find it difficult to nail down the routes to take to a Bears home game. However, knowing some simple public transportation and regulations for local travelers can help make the process easier.

12/23/2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel shakes hands with one of 36 new CTA bus drivers who started work on Oct. 15, 2012. The CTA is hiring 400 new bus drivers in time for the overhaul of the south branch of the Red Line next year. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya, WBBM)

CTA Hiring Hundreds Of New Bus Drivers Ahead Of Red Line Overhaul

Three dozen new bus drivers have graduated from the CTA training program, in preparation for next year’s massive Red Line reconstruction project.

WBBM Newsradio–10/15/2012

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Gas Main Rupture Ties Up Traffic In River North

A construction crew hit a gas line in River North Thursday morning, prompting police to shut down nearby streets.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2012