Demolition Work To Begin In Lakeview For CTA 'Flyover' ProjectThe elevated structure would separate Brown Line tracks from Red and Purple Line tracks just north of Belmont, eliminating a bottleneck for CTA trains, and speeding up the commute on the North Side.
Normal Service Resumes On Red, Brown, Purple Lines After Body Found On TracksAccording to the Fire Department, the body of a 20-year-old man was found on the 'L' tracks just south of Fullerton around 6:30 a.m.
Service Resuming After Signal Problems Hamper CTA In LoopA signal problem near the Clark/Lake station has disrupted or delayed service on the Brown, Pink, Orange, Green and Purple lines.
CTA Gets $1.1 Billion In Federal Funds For Red, Brown, Purple LinesPresident Barack Obama has approved nearly $1.1 billion in federal grant funding for the CTA to improve sections of the Red, Brown, and Purple lines on the North Side.
Purple Line Resumes Service After Removal Of BranchThe CTA Purple Line service was restored between Linden and Central after a branch near the tracks was removed Monday afternoon.
City Council Approves New Transit TIF For Red & Purple Line ProjectsChicago aldermen have approved the creation of a new TIF district to help secure $1.1 billion in federal funding for projects to modernize the Red and Purple Lines on the North Side.
CTA Approves $400M In Borrowing For Red And Purple Line ProjectsWith a funding source in place, CTA can apply for $1 billion in federal matching funds for the work, about half the cost of the project.
CTA: Delays on Purple, Red Line After Small FireCTA Purple and Red line trains are operating Friday with residual delays after an earlier fire near Wilson.
Police Released Photos Of Evanston Robbery SuspectsPolice in north suburban Evanston released photos Saturday of three people suspected of trying to rob two Northwestern University students — one of them successfully — early Friday near a Purple Line CTA station.
Brown, Purple Line Work Resumes On Ravenswood ConnectorOnce completed, the $90 million rehabilitation will provide smoother, more reliable rides for the more than 40,000 customers who ride Purple Line Express and Brown Line trains each weekday, according to a statement from the CTA.
New CTA Purple Line Express Gets A Test RunFor six weeks, CTA will test a mid-evening Purple Line Express train.
CTA To Close 2 North Side Stations For Red/Purple Line RenovationsThe 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.