How the Shutdown Affects You

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

Phone Apps May Ease Pain of Red Line Rehab

Phone Apps May Ease Pain of Red Line Rehab

A five-month shutdown of a big portion of the Red Line's southern end will have commuters looking for alternate ways to get around. Charlie Wojciechowski offers some help.

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

CTA Launches Red Line Rehab Trip Planner

CTA Launches Red Line Rehab Trip Planner

Red Line stations from Cermak to 95th will shut down for a five-month construction project.

Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 05:37 PM CDT

Red Line Rehab to Impact Thousands of Students

Red Line Rehab to Impact Thousands of Students

A big portion of the Red Line's southern end will shut down for a five-month construction project. Kim Vatis reports.

Monday, May 20, 2013 at 06:07 PM CDT

Mostly Positive Response to Red Line Reroutes

Mostly Positive Response to Red Line Reroutes

Many commuters were pleasantly surprised by the CTA's contingency plan during the first weekday of the Red Line construction shutdown. Others complained that State Street buses were too packed and urged the CTA...

Monday, May 20, 2013 at 06:11 PM CDT

'Faster, Better, Smoother Red Line Coming'

'Faster, Better, Smoother Red Line Coming'

Chicago Transit Board Chairman Terry Peterson talks about the five-month shutdown and construction of nine Red Line stops from Cermak-Chinatown to 95th Street.

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