CTA Opens Cermak-McCormick Place Green Line StationThe Cermak-McCormick Place station was scheduled to open for service at 5 a.m. at 12 E. Cermak Rd. The new station provides access to McCormick Place, Motor Row and other destinations on the Near South Side, according to the CTA.
New Cermak-McCormick Place Green Line Station Opens SundayJust in time for next weekend's Chicago Auto Show, the CTA is opening its new Cermak-McCormick Place Green Line station.
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.
Construction To Close Portions Of CTA Red, Green Lines Throughout WeekendFrom 10 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Sunday, southbound Red Line trains will be rerouted from the subway to the elevated tracks between the Fullerton and Cermak-Chinatown stations. From 1:40 a.m. Saturday to 4 a.m. Monday, Green Line service between the Roosevelt and 35th-Bronzeville-IIT stations will be suspended.
Man Convicted Of Beating CTA Rider To Death At Green Line StationA middle-aged college student from the South Side was convicted of first-degree murder Thursday for stomping a fellow CTA commuter to death on a Green Line platform.
Weekend Construction To Suspend Service On Part Of CTA Green LineGreen Line service between the Roosevelt and 35th-Bronzeville-IIT stations will be temporarily suspended Saturday, 1:40 a.m. through Sunday, 11:40 a.m., the CTA said. Crews will continue working on the construction of the new Cermak-McCormick Place station.
Two Firefighters Hurt Battling South Loop BlazeThe fire started around 3 a.m. in a one-story commercial building at the corner of State Street and Cermak Road. The building houses a cell phone store and three fast food restaurants – one ironically named Dragon Fire.
CTA Green Line Suspensions Begin SaturdayThe Green Line will experience partial suspension Saturday through Monday, as the CTA ramps up construction of the new Cermak-McCormick Place station.
CTA Budget For 2015 Includes No Fare Hikes, Service CutsThe $1.44 billion budget, released Monday, holds the line on base fares, projects a modest .7 percent increase in ridership, and adds service on five rapid transit lines -- taking advantage of the hundreds of new 'L' cars that have been added to the fleet.
Loop Train Service Back To Normal After Derailment Caused Big DelaysCTA is restoring service after a train derailment halted trains in the Loop.
Pace To Offer New Express Service To Brookfield ZooPace wants to make it easier this summer for CTA riders to get to the Brookfield Zoo.
Lawsuit Accuses CTA Of Filming Employees Changing ClothesFive CTA current and former employees have sued the agency, claiming it placed hidden cameras in an area used as a changing room at a station on the Green Line, and recorded them undressing last year.
Person On Tracks Halts Green Line Trains On South SideA person was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in serious to critical condition, the Chicago Fire Department said.
Autopsy: Man Found Dead On Green Line Tracks Was Hit By TrainService along the CTA Green Line was interrupted for several hours Saturday morning after a train conductor found a dead man on the tracks near a West Side rail station.
CTA Trains Delayed By Extreme ColdCTA Purple Line service is resuming after Monday’s frigid weather shut it down for about an hour and caused delays on multiple other train lines during the morning commute.