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If you want to board an L train without worrying it will be filled with manspreading bros (or if you want to board an L train and not feel guilty about manspreading), there’s a solution: rent your own.
According to the Chicago Transit Authority, there could be a new transition schedule for the Ventra fare payment system as early as next month. This comes after the CTA set three performance standards for Cubic Transportation Systems — the company behind Ventra — back in November. As of January 1st, the CTA says Cubic has met these standards.
If you have the cash to outbid the competition, you can soon purchase your very own Chicago L train. No word yet on whether it comes with angry passengers complaining about Ventra.
A bicyclist was recovering in the hospital Tuesday morning, after he was struck by a Brown Line ‘L’ train on the city’s Northwest Side.
For whatever reason, tonight’s date is going to be car-less. And that’s okay! If you’re up for a little transit of the public manner, you can reach all sorts of destinations in the city. In fact, we’ve laid out a date where you can hit stops all over the city, and barely walk farther than you would to find the nameless one-way street you left your car on during the last date.
A man was hurt Monday evening when he stumbled and fell between two train cars on the Loop ‘L.’
A 27-year-old Glenview man was hit and killed by a Red Line ‘L’ train in Rogers Park early Thursday.
A Lakeview man says he’s done giving money to panhandlers, after he was attacked and knocked to the ground by a beggar who didn’t think $2 was enough.
Another passenger was robbed of an iPhone on the ‘L’ Wednesday, but this time, passengers stepped in and caught the suspect.
Nearly a year has passed since the Chicago Transit Authority began testing the prototypes for its newest ‘L’ cars in everyday service.
Two teenage boys were arrested early this morning and charged as juveniles, after allegedly assaulting one man and robbing another on a Red Line train in the Loop.
CTA this spring will use proceeds from a federal Homeland Security grant to equip half of its rail car fleet with security cameras.