Switching Problems Cause Major Delays On CTA's L Lines Issues with power and switches caused major problems on the CTA's train lines Thursday morning with some commuters reporting delays of more than an hour.
CTA Aims To Cut Some Bus Routes, Increase Service On OthersThe Chicago Transit Authority is planning to add service on its most congested bus and ‘L’ lines, but 12 routes with low ridership are set to get the axe.
CTA: Train Operators Will Still Wait For Rushing PassengersCTA riders can breathe a little easier now when they spot an ‘L’ car that appears to be ready to leave without them as they’re racing to the platform.
CTA Working To Prevent Overheated Rails, Other Heat-Related ProblemsThe Chicago Transit Authority is stepping up inspections of track, using special trains that spray water on overheated rails and is working aggressively to keep air conditioning working aboard its trains and in its trackside switch houses to deal with the extreme heat.
Southbound Brown Line Bypasses Wellington, Diversey For Roy's Furniture DemolitionBrown Line riders in Lincoln Park and South Lakeview will have to hoof it to Belmont or Fullerton Wednesday and Thursday, as the Chicago Transit Authority closes the two stops in between to accommodate the demolition of the charred remains of Roy’s Furniture Company.
Rash Of Robberies Reported Near Green Line On West SidePolice are warning of a rash of armed robberies targeting CTA Green Line ‘L’ riders in the South Austin neighborhood.
2 Investigators: The Black Market For Stolen Smart PhonesWhat happens to smart phones that are ripped from the hands of robbery victims? 2 Investigator Dave Savini talks with authorities about the pipeline of stolen merchandise.
CTA To Press New 'L' Train Cars Into ServiceEven if a new car isn’t in the market for you, you’ll soon get that new car feeling from the Chicago Transit Authority.
Analysis: Absent Employees Making For Long Delays On CTAChicago Transit Authority president Forrest Claypool says the agency is doing what it can to end the rampant employee absenteeism that can lead to long waits for passengers.
CTA Rider: Reroute Loop Trains To Reduce DelaysIf you're tried of sitting in delays on the Loop 'L,' a fellow rider has a plan to speed things up.
Guardian Angels Focus On CTA Trains After Rash Of Smart Phone RobberiesThe Guardian Angels are stepping up their anti-crime patrols aboard CTA 'L' trains and at 'L' stations in response to the recent rash of smart phone robberies.
New CTA Train Cars To Return To Red LineThe newest rapid transit cars on the CTA are heading back to the transit agency's most heavily-used route.