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CTA Bus (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

CTA Extending 31st Street Bus West To Cicero

After a 13-month test, the CTA’s board Wednesday approved permanent extension of its No. 35 31st/35th bus route along 31st Street between Kedzie and Cicero, but that’s not what a roomful of protesters wanted.

10/10/2013

Much of the steel track, wooden rail ties, and ballast -- stones used to hold the rails and ties firmly in place -- are badly deteriorated along the Dan Ryan branch of the CTA Red Line, after 43 years of use. (Credit: CBS)

CTA Going All Out To Ensure South Side Residents Get Work On Red Line Rebuild

The Chicago Transit Authority is taking extraordinary steps to make sure that South Side residents have a good shot at the jobs to be created the Red Line’s tracks are rebuilt through that area.

CBS Chicago–07/24/2012

CTA RED LINE

CTA, Mayor’s Office: Local Community Will Work On 95th Street Red Line Station Rehab

The Emanuel Administration says the $20 million project to rebuild and expand the CTA Red Line’s 95th Street station will have local community participation from beginning to end.

CBS Chicago–06/26/2012

CTA Train (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Rough Negotiations Ahead For CTA, Unions

Members of the incoming Emanuel administration are hinting at tough contract negotiations ahead at the Chicago Transit Authority.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2011