A car-carrying semi-truck jumped the concrete wall separating the Dan Ryan Expressway from the CTA Red Line Sunday night, landing on the newly repaired tracks and damaging the third rail.
As the rebuilt Dan Ryan branch of the CTA’s Red Line got its first rush hour test Monday morning, commuters were giving a thumbs up to the faster, smoother rides between 95th Street and downtown.
A relief for CTA passengers who travel to and from the South Side: The Red Line reconstruction project is over.
The rebuilt south branch of the CTA’s Red Line will reopen on Sunday, and transit officials on Thursday offered a preview of what’s in store for riders.
A week from Monday, the CTA Red Line is expected to reopen between Roosevelt Road and the 95th Street terminal.
Riders will be able to easily update their Facebook status from deep underground on the CTA’s subways.
Reopening of the line is expected no later than Oct. 19.
Normal service has resumed on the CTA Red Line after a train derailed early Thursday in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.
Monday marks the three month mark in the CTA’s five-month effort to rebuild the Red Line South from the ground up.
Excuse the pun, but Red Line reconstruction is right on track.
The CTA Red Line was shut down Sunday night after a man was struck and killed by a train near the State and Grand station, authorities said.
Police were seeking a man who has been ripping off cell phones and purses in and around a South Loop subway stop.
Six weeks in, the CTA Red Line South reconstruction project remains on schedule and on budget.
A California man died early Friday after he fell off the Addison Red Line train platform and came into contact with the third rail, authorities said.
The CTA said the first week of the Red Line South Reconstruction Project has gone smoothly, but it can go even smoother if riders follow a few suggestions.
CTA officials said so far, so good on the first weekday of the five-month project to shut down the Dan Ryan branch of the Red Line, forcing tens of thousands of commuters to use shuttle buses or other alternate routes on the South Side.
Today is the day the CTA shuts down the Red Line south of Roosevelt Road for five months of reconstruction.
It’s almost the end of the line for Red Line service on the South Side ahead of a massive construction project slated to begin on Sunday.
Nearly 100,000 Chicago Public Schools students would have to find a new way to get to class starting next week, once the CTA shuts down the south end of the Red Line for a major track overhaul.
In one week, on May 19, the CTA will shut down the south end of the Red Line for five months of reconstruction. Some riders are ready, others are not.