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CTA Train (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Red, Brown And Purple Line Trains Delayed Due To Track Walker

At the height of the morning rush Thursday, someone saw fit to walk around on the busy Red-Brown-Purple Line ‘L’ tracks near Fullerton Avenue and slow down the commute for everybody.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2012

CTA turnstiles

CTA Red Line To Get A Major Makeover

Customers on the CTA’s busiest rail line will soon have to put up with major construction, but the payoff will be a much faster and smoother ride.

11/03/2011

Passengers wait for a CTA L train. (Credit: Karen Rariden/CBS 2)

Power Problems Slow North Side ‘L’ Lines During Morning Rush

Power problems at two of the CTA’s busiest ‘L’ stops brought delays to three lines at the height of the morning rush Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2011

CTA 'L' Train (File Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

CTA Rider: Reroute Loop Trains To Reduce Delays

If you’re tried of sitting in delays on the Loop ‘L,’ a fellow rider has a plan to speed things up.

WBBM Newsradio–09/05/2011

Purple Line Fire

Snapped Power Line Sparks Fire, Stops CTA Purple Line

The storms Thursday night brought a power line down onto the Purple Line ‘L’ tracks in Evanston, sparking a blazing electrical fire and shutting down the line for about 2 1/2 hours.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2011

An elevated Chicago Transit Authority train (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Best Date Spots Off The “L”

The Chicago ‘L’ is the nation’s most romantic transit system. I must get stuck on the wrong train cars. Anyways, I’ve compiled a list of the best date spots near each of the five top mobile love shacks in Chicago. To your love!

06/13/2011

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Derailment Snags 3 ‘L’ Lines Near Belmont Avenue

A minor derailment caused major delays on the Red, Brown and Purple ‘L’ lines Tuesday morning.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2011

Photo Of CTA Purple Line South Blvd. Station. (CTA Photo)

Teens Caught After Evanston ‘L’ Train Robbery

Police on Thursday apprehended two teenage boys who are charged with robbing a 58-year-old man on a CTA Purple Line ‘L’ train.

CBS Chicago–04/01/2011

Red Line Train

Red, Purple Line ‘L’ Plans Remain A Hot Topic

Two months after the CTA proposed closing five stops or even digging a new subway for the Red and Purple line ‘L’ system, improvements to the busy transit lines remains a hot topic.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2011

CTA Meeting

CTA Considering Comments On Red, Purple Line Plan

Now that the CTA has comments from many of the more than 500 people who attended hearings last week on renovation of the Purple and Red Lines, what’s next?

CBS Chicago–01/31/2011

CTA Train (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

CTA Riders Voice Their Opinions

Evanston CTA riders turned out for the last of four nights of meetings on proposals to renovate the Purple Line and the northern end of the Red Line.

WBBM Newsradio–01/27/2011

CTA turnstiles

Faster Trains Worth The Walk?

The last of four nights of public meetings on reconstruction of the CTA Purple Line, and the northern end of the Red Line, takes place tonight.

WBBM Newsradio–01/27/2011

CTA Meeting

Rogers Park Riders Angry Over CTA Red Line Plans

Many riders in voiced outrage Wednesday night over a possible plan by the CTA to eliminate five stops, or maybe even bury much of the Red Line ‘L’ as a subway.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2011

Photo Of CTA Purple Line South Blvd. Station. (CTA Photo)

Some Intrigued By Possible Red, Purple Line Changes

While neighbors and an alderman are outraged over possible plans to close several CTA ‘L’ stops on the Red and Purple lines, there were few angry words Tuesday at a public hearing.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2011

Photo Of CTA Purple Line South Blvd. Station. (CTA Photo)

Red, Purple Line Upgrades May Mean Cutting Stops

Five CTA ‘L’ stops between the Uptown neighborhood and Evanston may be eliminated under a new plan to modernize the Red and Purple lines.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2011

New 'L' Car

New CTA Cars To Run On Yellow, Purple Lines

The newest CTA ‘L’ cars are on the move again.

CBS Chicago–01/17/2011

Man Falls On Tracks, Delays CTA Trains

The CTA Red, Purple and Yellow lines were delayed Tuesday morning after a man fell onto the tracks at the Howard terminal.

12/28/2010

Photo Of CTA Purple Line South Blvd. Station. (CTA Photo)

CTA Purple Line Rebuild Awaits More Green

Now that the CTA has rebuilt the Green, Pink, Blue, Orange and Brown Lines, the focus is shifting to the Purple Line — if the state comes through with the promised money.

WBBM Newsradio–11/29/2010

United Center

Guide To United Center

Everything you need to know about the UC!

10/03/2010

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