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.
The Red Line and Brown Line resumed service on Thursday afternoon after a train car derailed on the North Side, creating a commuter nightmare for riders trying to get downtown.
One set of CTA ‘L’ riders waved construction hassles goodbye Monday as another braced for the May 19 start of one of the largest reconstruction projects in CTA history.
Police have arrested a teenager suspected of molesting underage girls on a CTA Red Line train last month.
The Chicago Police Bomb and Arson determined early Friday that a “suspicious” package left at a North Side CTA station was not, in fact, a threat.
The countdown is on: In just about a month, the CTA will begin the Red Line reconstruction project.
A teen was sentenced to 32 years in prison Friday after admitting he pushed a woman to her death on a CTA staircase after stealing another commuter’s iPhone, the Sun-Times is reporting.
The CTA says it plans to upgrade its wireless network so passengers can use their cell phones even in its subways and going through tunnels.
Preparation for spring construction on the CTA’s Red Line will lead to the shutdown of weekend service on the Ashland/63rd branch of the Green Line for three consecutive weekends beginning at 10 p.m. Friday.
Charges were pending Tuesday morning against a 33-year-old man who suspected of stabbing another man during an altercation at a CTA Red Line station on the Near North Side Monday night.
Cameron Griggs, 19, allegedly was with four other males who attacked two females and a male on a Red Line train at 15 W. 69th St.
Most of the CTA’s Red Line trains were suspended for about two hours on the South Side Thursday night because a man was killed by a train, authorities said.
Police are looking for a man who grabbed a girl in a sexual manner as she exited a Red Line train on her way to school Monday morning in the Loop.
Police are asking for help finding the man suspected of trying to rape a woman after she got off a CTA Red Line train on the South Side last month.