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Thursday, Nov 17, 2016 at 08:48 AM CST

Metra Trains Delayed After Person Hit in Mount Prospect

Metra Trains Delayed After Person Hit in Mount Prospect

A person was struck by a Metra train Thursday morning in northwest suburban Mount Prospect.

Thursday, Nov 17, 2016 at 09:32 AM CST

CTA Approves $400M in Borrowing for Red and Purple Lines

CTA Approves $400M in Borrowing for Red and Purple Lines

The Chicago Transit Authority on Wednesday approved borrowing $400 million toward a $2.1 billion-dollar series of projects to revamp the Red and Purple L lines, hoping to secure federal matching funds before the...

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016 at 11:33 PM CST

Shooting, Crash Shut Down EB Eisenhower Expressway: Police

Shooting, Crash Shut Down EB Eisenhower Expressway: Police

A shooting and crash shut down all eastbound lanes of the Eisenhower Expressway for much of Tuesday afternoon's rush hour.

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016 at 07:37 AM CST

Construction Begins on Bridge From Jane Addams to Cumberland

Construction Begins on Bridge From Jane Addams to Cumberland

Construction will start Tuesday on a new fConstruction onnecting the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway to Cumberland Avenue on the Northwest Side.

Friday, Nov 11, 2016 at 02:09 PM CST

CTA Breaks Record With 1.1 Million L Riders for Cubs Parade

CTA Breaks Record With 1.1 Million L Riders for Cubs Parade

More than 1.1 million Cubs fans took CTA trains took get to the World Series parade and rally last week, setting a single-day record for L passengers.

Friday, Nov 11, 2016 at 07:06 PM CST

Metra Board Approves Third Fare Hike in As Many Years

Metra Board Approves Third Fare Hike in As Many Years

Metra board members have approved the rail agency’s third fare hike in as many years, raising prices by more than $11 for monthly pass users.

Tuesday, Nov 1, 2016 at 08:02 AM CDT

Chicago to Hold Public Hearing for Planned CTA Expansion

Chicago to Hold Public Hearing for Planned CTA Expansion

Chicago residents will get a chance to weigh in on plans to move ahead with the first city train expansion in over 20 years.

Monday, Oct 31, 2016 at 10:34 PM CDT

Crash Closes Lanes on I-57 in South Suburb

Crash Closes Lanes on I-57 in South Suburb

A crash on Interstate 57 in south suburban Chicago left all northbound lanes of the roadway closed Monday night.

Monday, Oct 17, 2016 at 01:32 PM CDT

CTA Plans Renovation for Blue Line's Belmont Station

CTA Plans Renovation for Blue Line's Belmont Station

Nearly 50 years after being opened in 1970, the Chicago Transit Authority’s Belmont Blue Line subway station and bus terminal will be getting some much-needed improvements.

Monday, Oct 17, 2016 at 07:06 AM CDT

4 Artists Chosen to Create Original Artwork for CTA Stations

4 Artists Chosen to Create Original Artwork for CTA Stations

After 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.

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