A female of unknown age fell on the tracks at the Lake station at 188 N. State St. about 9:20 a.m., according to the CTA and Fire Media Affairs. It was unclear whether she was hit by the train. The train conductor also was taken to Northwestern, authorities said. He did not suffer any physical injuries, but was shaken up by the incident.
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Ronald Sparks, 34, was detained early Monday after he was observed smoking on a CTA train car, police said. He allegedly attacked a female rider over the weekend on the Red Line.
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.
Police have a suspect in custody following an attempted sexual assault on the CTA Red Line.
Get ready for a new man in the driver’s seat at the CTA. Mayor Rahm Emanuel was set to name a man with more than 30 years of public transportation experience in Chicago and Washington as the transit agency’s new president on Tuesday.
Noor Jalil allegedly boarded a crowded train at the Clark and Lake stop and pressed his groin against a woman passenger.
The CTA’s ambitious $1.7 billion Red and Purple Modernization project will be completed in two phases over four years, starting with the closure of the Lawrence and Berwyn stations for 18 months beginning in 2017.
NTSB officials pointed to the trip arms and bumping posts at the O’Hare terminal at the end of the tracks, saying neither could adequately slow or stop the train, after the operator nodded off while pulling into the terminal.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports the mayor’s gain could be bus and train riders’ loss.
Details emerged Thursday about the alleged sexual assault of a CTA Blue Line passenger by a 15-year-old suspect.
The purported victim told police she was hit in the head by a man around 8:45 a.m. Saturday outside the Pink Line Pulaski station. She said she had been dragged into an abandoned building and kept there for three days.
The incident occurred about 6:30 a.m. when the woman was hit by an O’Hare-bound train at the Irving Park stop, CTA spokeswoman Catherine Hosinski said.
Police have released surveillance photos of suspects in two cellphone robberies on the CTA Green Line last week in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.
The temporary restraining order will remain in effect until after the April 7 runoff election, Judge Robert Dow said in an 18-page opinion. The CTA also can’t discipline or threaten to discipline employees for passing out the materials.
The Amalgamated Transit Union claims the CTA has banned workers from sharing literature and talking about anything related to the 2015 Mayoral Race. As a result, they’ve filed a lawsuit claiming a violation of First Amendment rights of transit workers.
The vast majority of customers are satisfied with their CTA service, but fewer feel that way than three years ago — especially if they are bus riders, a study indicates.
One year after a runaway Blue Line train crashed and jumped an escalator at an O’Hare Airport terminal, federal officials have opened the files on the case.
A man was pronounced dead after he was found unresponsive on a CTA train at O’Hare International Airport early Monday.
There’s some restlessness, but overall, Chicago-area mass transit users remain satisfied with service overall, despite delays, breakdowns, crowding and fare hikes, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.