Until the 5000 series began delivery, CTA had the oldest rapid transit fleet in the nation. It hopes to reduce the average age to less than 10 years by 2022.
Metra soon hopes to give you E-alerts about trains at specific times, not just for specific lines.
This will be another crowded day on many rush-hour Metra trains, and it appears that riders will have to endure shorter, and in many cases more crowded, trains at least through Friday.
Acting on rider complaints, the CTA on Friday released the proposed seating configuration it will provide to manufacturers bidding on its next generation of ‘L’ cars.
Metra wants to make your commute more comfortable, whether you’re on your computer or in the can.
New CTA ‘L’ cars that have been shelved since December will not be back on-line until June, as important repairs must be made first.