The CTA initiative will be a part of the agency’s successful Second Chance Program, which trains non-violent ex-offenders, victims of abuse, and others who face barriers to employment.
CTA Green Line trains are on the move again Sunday morning after a derailment on the South Side.
Red Line service was returning to normal Thursday morning, about an hour after the CTA began rerouting Red Line trains to elevated tracks due to reports of smoke in the subway.
What’s left of an old Loop ‘L’ station is being sold off piece by piece in what some may say is an odd partnership.
The CTA ended the express service on the #9 Ashland and #49 Western routes in 2010 as part of budget cuts but now the routes are back.
Service on the CTA Pink Line was returning to normal Tuesday morning, after trains were halted on a two-mile stretch of the route for more than seven hours, due to flooding on the tracks.
Police were warning women who ride the CTA about a man who has been snatching necklaces off women’s necks, then running off the train as the doors are closing.
Three times in as many weeks, a man has snatched a necklace off a passenger on the CTA’s Blue and Red lines, prompting police to issue a community alert.
Sources close to the investigation tell CBS 2 a non-union CTA manager was at the switch site and threw the switch the wrong way, which derailed the train Wednesday.
Police are searching for two men who stole an 8-month-old puppy at knifepoint early Wednesday on a CTA Orange Line train.
A rider on the CTA Orange Line carrying a puppy had it stolen by two men, one armed with a knife, early Wednesday, police said.
A 21-year-old woman was found dead on a CTA platform in the Loop Saturday morning, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.
Have you noticed more digital signs popping up at Chicago Transit Authority train stops the last few years? They’re great for predicting the arrival of trains, but one Chicagoans thinks they could be even better.
The decorative façade of the shuttered Wabash/Madison ‘L’ station, which first opened in 1896, has come down, and preservationists have begun looking for a new home for the structure.
Northwestern University is parking its Ryan Field shuttle buses and will let CTA do the job, beginning this fall.
The man — thought to be in his 50s or 60s — was found unresponsive by officers about 12:35 a.m. on the southbound tracks at the Harrison station, police said. Preliminary information indicates he had been trying to retrieve a large ball that fell on the tracks when he hit the electrically charged third rail.
Time is running out on the experimental CTA mid-evening Purple Express train, which faces an uncertain future.
Most of the work will be done overnights and on weekends, which should minimize the inconvenience to the 13,000 riders who use the Evanston Express each weekday.
Police say the 22-year-old victim told authorities she was riding a southbound Blue Line train around 6 p.m. June 15 in the 100 block of West Congress Parkway when a male offender touched her inappropriately.
The man, described only as an adult, fell on the track’s third rail at 530 S. Kedzie Av. about 4:45 a.m., police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he later died, according to police.