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 Finishes Upgrades To 5 Blue Line Stops; OKs Funds For Red Line ExpansionThe CTA has completed major upgrades to several stops on the Blue Line, as the agency presses ahead with a long-awaited expansion of the Red Line.
Officials Announce $75M For Chicago Train ExtensionChicago Transit Authority officials have approved a capital plan that includes $75 million in funding for an extension of major train line.
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.
Red Line Train Strikes, Critically Injures PersonThe male, whose age wasn’t known, apparently jumped in front of the train at the 47th Street Station, 220 W. 47th St., according to Chicago Police.
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.
Man Charged With Shooting Near South Side Red Line StationKendall Burton-Smith, 25, was charged with one felony count of aggravated battery with discharge of a firearm, according to Chicago Police.
Man Shot, Critically Wounded Near Red Line Station In RoselandA 23-year-old man was shot in the left shoulder and taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.
Person Struck By Red Line Train In LoopThe male was struck by a train at the Lake station at 188 N. State St. at 9:01 a.m.
VIDEO: Person Hitches Ride On The Outside Of A CTA Subway CarSaad Ibrahim says the video shows one person clinging to the outside of his train as it left Lake Street. But there were actually two people on the outside between Lake and Monroe, he says.
Woman, 70, Dies After Being Struck By Red Line TrainThe woman, believed to be in her 70s, was struck by the train about 7:40 a.m. at the Addison station, 940 W. Addison St.
CTA Red Line Train Removed For Cleaning After Rider Finds BugsAccording to Thaddeus Mazuchowski of Nevernest Pest Control, "No it's not a bed bug. It's body lice."

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