CTA Selects Artists To Create Art For Four Rail StationsAfter reviewing nearly 350 responses last year, the Chicago Transit Authority has selected four artists to develop new artwork for four rail stations along the Brown, Blue and Green lines.
CTA Trains Running Normally Again After Storm Damage Delays Blue, Red, Brown LinesNormal service on the CTA’s Blue, Red, and Brown lines has resumed Monday morning, hours after trains were temporarily suspended due to storm damage, including a canopy that fell onto the tracks.
Brown Line Service Resumes After Suspicious Package CheckedThe Chicago Police Bomb and Arson Unit was checking out a suspicious package on the roof of a building next to the Brown Line tracks in the 1500 block of North Hudson Avenue shortly after 11 a.m.
Man Killed By Brown Line Train In Albany ParkThe 21-year-old man was struck by the train about 9:45 p.m. at the Kedzie station in the 4600 block of North Kedzie Avenue, according to Chicago Police and CTA spokesman Jeff Tolman.
Man Shot, Critically Wounded Near Albany Park Brown Line StationThe 20-year-old man was standing outside in the 4700 block of North Kimball Avenue at 5:26 p.m. when someone walked up from an alley and fired shots, according to Chicago Police. The CTA’s Kimball Brown Line station is located on the same block.
Brown Line Service Resumes After DerailmentCTA Brown Line trains are running normally after lengthy delays caused by a train derailing Thursday morning in the Northwest Side Albany Park neighborhood.
Brown, Purple Line Work Resumes On Ravenswood ConnectorOnce completed, the $90 million rehabilitation will provide smoother, more reliable rides for the more than 40,000 customers who ride Purple Line Express and Brown Line trains each weekday, according to a statement from the CTA.
Teenage Boy Charged In Brown Line Double-Stabbing A 17-year-old boy is facing juvenile charges in connection to a Thursday stabbing outside a CTA Brown Line station in the North Side Ravenswood neighborhood.
Two Stabbed At Western Brown Line StationOf the two victims, a 20-year-old male sustained multiple stab wounds to his upper body and was transported to Illinois Masonic Hospital in critical condition, Chicago Police News Affairs said.
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CTA To Close 2 North Side Stations For Red/Purple Line RenovationsThe CTA’s ambitious $1.7 billion Red and Purple Modernization project will be completed in two phases over four years, starting with the closure of the Lawrence and Berwyn stations for 18 months beginning in 2017.
More Than 250 'L' Cars On Orange And Brown Lines To Be UpgradedThe transit agency says the cars will emerge from the rebuild more reliable and comfortable. In addition to the upgraded air conditioning units, wiring will be replaced, motors and batteries upgraded, along with doors, springs and control equipment. The makeover even includes pricey LED destination signs.
Switching Problems Create Major CTA Delays In The LoopService on the 'L' tracks in the Loop was back to normal Monday afternoon, after a major headache during the morning commute forced the CTA to reroute three train lines, and riders were delayed as long as 90 minutes.
Brown, Purple Line Service Back To Normal After Disruption From Lincoln Park FireElevated train service on the CTA’s Brown and Purple lines was suspended for nearly six hours Tuesday morning between the North Side and the Loop as firefighters put out an extra-alarm fire at a 124-year-old shuttered school in Lincoln Park.
Firefighters Battle Extra-Alarm Blaze At Former School BuildingCTA train service has been suspended between the North Side and the Loop as firefighters continue working to extinguish an extra-alarm fire Monday morning at a 124-year-old shuttered school in Lincoln Park.