How the Shutdown Affects You

Friday, May 17, 2013 at 08:45 AM CDT

Q&A: CTA Red Line Shutdown

Q&A: CTA Red Line Shutdown

Kye Martin talks to CTA spokesman Brian Steele about the benefits of a five-month shutdown of the Red Line's south branch as well as solutions and discounts for commuters.

Friday, May 17, 2013 at 08:50 AM CDT

How Red Line Shutdown Affects Chicago Commuters

How Red Line Shutdown Affects Chicago Commuters

The five-month shutdown to rehab nine CTA stations and 10 miles of track on the Red Line's South Branch has commuters worried. Here are some answers to their concerns. Kye Martin reports.

Friday, May 17, 2013 at 08:16 AM CDT

Kye's Commute: Tips For Surviving Red Line Shutdown

Kye's Commute: Tips For Surviving Red Line Shutdown

Beginning May 19, the South Branch of the CTA Red Line shuts down for five months. How to get around without this main artery? Follow these tips from Kye Martin.

Friday, May 17, 2013 at 12:40 PM CDT

Emanuel Spreads Word About Red Line Shutdown

Emanuel Spreads Word About Red Line Shutdown

Mayor Rahm Emanuel helped pass out pamphlets Friday morning, two days before the CTA shuts down nine Red Line stations for construction.

Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 05:50 PM CDT

Combined Fare Deal Offered During Red Line Closure

Combined Fare Deal Offered During Red Line Closure

CTA/Pace, Metra card designed to soften blow of 5-month construction project.

Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 05:50 PM CDT

Business Owners Concerned About Red Line Rehab

Business Owners Concerned About Red Line Rehab

The five-month shut down on the southern portion of the Chicago Transit Authority's Red Line may do more than just mess with commuter schedules. Business owners along the route who rely heavily on the foot...

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