Service on the ‘L’ tracks in the Loop was back to normal Monday afternoon, after a major headache during the morning commute forced the CTA to reroute three train lines, and riders were delayed as long as 90 minutes.
From 10 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Sunday, southbound Red Line trains will be rerouted from the subway to the elevated tracks between the Fullerton and Cermak-Chinatown stations. From 1:40 a.m. Saturday to 4 a.m. Monday, Green Line service between the Roosevelt and 35th-Bronzeville-IIT stations will be suspended.
A middle-aged college student from the South Side was convicted of first-degree murder Thursday for stomping a fellow CTA commuter to death on a Green Line platform.
Green Line service between the Roosevelt and 35th-Bronzeville-IIT stations will be temporarily suspended Saturday, 1:40 a.m. through Sunday, 11:40 a.m., the CTA said. Crews will continue working on the construction of the new Cermak-McCormick Place station.
The fire started around 3 a.m. in a one-story commercial building at the corner of State Street and Cermak Road. The building houses a cell phone store and three fast food restaurants – one ironically named Dragon Fire.
The Green Line will experience partial suspension Saturday through Monday, as the CTA ramps up construction of the new Cermak-McCormick Place station.
The $1.44 billion budget, released Monday, holds the line on base fares, projects a modest .7 percent increase in ridership, and adds service on five rapid transit lines — taking advantage of the hundreds of new ‘L’ cars that have been added to the fleet.
CTA is restoring service after a train derailment halted trains in the Loop.
Pace wants to make it easier this summer for CTA riders to get to the Brookfield Zoo.
Five CTA current and former employees have sued the agency, claiming it placed hidden cameras in an area used as a changing room at a station on the Green Line, and recorded them undressing last year.
A person was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in serious to critical condition, the Chicago Fire Department said.
Service along the CTA Green Line was interrupted for several hours Saturday morning after a train conductor found a dead man on the tracks near a West Side rail station.
CTA Purple Line service is resuming after Monday’s frigid weather shut it down for about an hour and caused delays on multiple other train lines during the morning commute.
Police said the attack happened around 10:30 p.m. Monday, near the Green Line station at 63rd Street and Ashland Avenue.
Service to the West Side on the CTA’s Green Line train resumed early Thursday about an hour after officials shut the train line down after receiving a bomb threat.
Normal service has resumed on the CTA Red Line after a train derailed early Thursday in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.
He survived the terrifying –a fellow passenger on the Green Line– with a gun demanding his iPhone. But this passenger’s quick thinking helped police catch up with the suspect, reports CBS 2’s Brad Edwards.
CTA officials said so far, so good on the first weekday of the five-month project to shut down the Dan Ryan branch of the Red Line, forcing tens of thousands of commuters to use shuttle buses or other alternate routes on the South Side.
It’s almost the end of the line for Red Line service on the South Side ahead of a massive construction project slated to begin on Sunday.
Nearly 100,000 Chicago Public Schools students would have to find a new way to get to class starting next week, once the CTA shuts down the south end of the Red Line for a major track overhaul.