Police: Pickpockets Have Been Targeting CTA Train Riders DowntownPolice on Sunday warned CTA train system users about pickpockets who have been active both day and night right in the Loop.
Thrill Seeking Rider Vows To Keep Hanging OnClutching the back of a semi. That's all that's keeping a man from becoming a causality of the interstate pavement. Below is a firm grip and a desire to avoid death in his ongoing search for a high speed thrill ride.
Police: Armed Robber Used Victim's Ventra Card To Ride CTA Red, Blue LinesPolice are looking for an armed robbery suspect who was caught on camera using the victim's Ventra card to ride CTA trains last week.
Missing Georgia Woman Believed To Be In Chicago AreaPolice are searching for a missing Georgia woman who is believed to be in the Chicago area.
Police Warn Of Robber Snatching Necklaces On CTA TrainsPolice were warning women who ride the CTA about a man who has been snatching necklaces off women’s necks, then running off the train as the doors are closing.
CTA Ridership Down Overall, But Train Rides Set New RecordBuses remained the most popular option for public transit users in Chicago last year, although rail ridership set a new record for the CTA.
New CTA Train Cars Getting Brighter LightsThe transit agency's board approved a switch from fluorescent to LED interior lighting Wednesday.
Best Local Transportation To Get To Soldier FieldJust like any metropolitan city, it can be difficult to navigate Chicago streets to get to Soldier Field. Even local residents can find it difficult to nail down the routes to take to a Bears home game. However, knowing some simple public transportation and regulations for local travelers can help make the process easier.
Some CTA Riders Upset With Plans To Shuffle Bus RoutesThe CTA is taking heat for its plan to discontinue a dozen bus lines and redistribute the buses to more heavily-patronized routes as it also steps up 'L' service on most of its rapid transit lines.
CTA Not Rushing To Put New 'L' Cars Back In ServiceThe CTA is in no hurry to put its newest 'L' cars back into service, despite newly-completed repairs.
CTA To Allow Liquor Ads On Trains, At 'L' StationsFor the first time in 15 years, CTA will accept ads for beer, wine and hard liquor. The change in policy is expected to generate an additional $3.2 million for the cash-strapped agency.
United Workers Meet Mayor To Talk Pluses, Minuses Of Living In CityA few of the 1,300 United Airlines employees relocating to Chicago got the chance Wednesday to tell Mayor Rahm Emanuel what they do and don't like about their new home.