CTA Using New System To Reduce Bus BunchingThe 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.
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.
City Begins Work On Bus Rapid Transit Lanes In The LoopCity 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.
CTA Ridership Down Overall, But Train Rides Set New RecordBuses remained the most popular option for public transit users in Chicago last year, although rail ridership set a new record for the CTA.
CTA Adding New Theft-Prevention Measure To BusesBurned 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.
Best Local Transportation To Get To Soldier FieldJust 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.
CTA Hiring Hundreds Of New Bus Drivers Ahead Of Red Line OverhaulThree dozen new bus drivers have graduated from the CTA training program, in preparation for next year's massive Red Line reconstruction project.
Gas Main Rupture Ties Up Traffic In River NorthA construction crew hit a gas line in River North Thursday morning, prompting police to shut down nearby streets.