CTA Tests Plastic Seats In Buses And "L" TrainsCTA is piloting new state-of-the-art hardback seats on buses and “L” trains to make the ride more hygienic.
Man Wanted For Attacking Passenger On Orange LineThe man is wanted for aggravated battery after hitting a passenger who asked him not to smoke on an Orange Line train at 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 29, police said.
Passenger Bites Off Part Of Man's Ear On Orange Line PlatformIt happened during a scuffle about 6:15 p.m. at the Western station at 4901 S. Western Ave., according to Chicago Police.
Puppy Stolen At Knifepoint On Orange LinePolice are searching for two men who stole an 8-month-old puppy at knifepoint early Wednesday on a CTA Orange Line train.
Police: Robbers Steal Puppy At Knifepoint On Orange Line TrainA rider on the CTA Orange Line carrying a puppy had it stolen by two men, one armed with a knife, early Wednesday, police said.
More Than 250 'L' Cars On Orange And Brown Lines To Be UpgradedThe transit agency says the cars will emerge from the rebuild more reliable and comfortable. In addition to the upgraded air conditioning units, wiring will be replaced, motors and batteries upgraded, along with doors, springs and control equipment. The makeover even includes pricey LED destination signs.
Second Man Charged With Armed Robbery On Orange LineRobert Weaver, 47, of the 5000 block of South May Street faces three felony counts of armed robbery with a firearm in connection with the July 16 robbery, according to Chicago Police.
CTA Budget For 2015 Includes No Fare Hikes, Service CutsThe $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 To Rehab 'L' Cars Used On Orange, Brown Lines The CTA's board Wednesday set the stage to rebuild the 'L' cars used on the Orange and Brown lines, even though it expects to junk them in less than 10 years.
Orange Line Train Strikes Pedestrian Near Western Station Service on the CTA’s Orange Line is partially suspended after a train hit a pedestrian near a Southwest Side station Tuesday night.
Good Samaritan Chases Off Attacker Near Orange Line StationThe attack occurred shortly before 9 a.m. last Wednesday at a parking lot that sits right next to the CTA bus and el stop at 35th and Archer in McKinley Park.
West Side Man Charged For Orange Line Armed Robbery A West Side man has been charged in a brazen robbery on an Orange Line train earlier this month.

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