Transportation

Chicago Transit Authority sets new ridership record and plans to up bus security

Date: 
02/12/2016
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With record high ridership on the Chicago Transit Authority's (CTA) buses and trains in 2015, the CTA is announcing increased security plans

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Blue Line boarding changes Feb. 6-7

Date: 
02/05/2016
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Boarding changes will occur on the Chicago Transit Authority's (CTA) Blue Line

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Winter Bike Challenge announced by ATA

Date: 
01/19/2016
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Active Transportation Alliances (ATA) second annual Winter Bike Challenge will be held Jan. 22nd through the 29th,

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Blue Line boarding changes Jan. 21-22

Date: 
01/16/2016
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Boarding changes will occur on the Chicago Transit Authority's (CTA) Blue Line

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Safer traveling in Illinois thanks to IDOT

Date: 
01/06/2016
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Safer traveling in Illinois during the winter and other times is helped by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT). 

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Weekday CTA Blue Line Service changes December 21 to 25

Date: 
12/19/2015
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Boarding changes will occur on the Chicago Transit Authority's (CTA) Blue Line between Irving Park and Logan Square from 10 p.m. Mon., Dec. 21 to 4 a.m. Tue., Dec. 22.

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Loop BRT goes live: Expected to affect our neighborhoods

Date: 
12/14/2015
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The Loop Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project, referred to as the Loop Link is scheduled to open Sun., Dec. 20. Red Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) bus lanes and raised boarding platforms on Madison and Washington Streets as well as all general traffic lanes will be open for cars on those two major downtown streets.

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Blue Line and buses bring holiday spirit around the City

Date: 
12/11/2015
TrnFrnt

While snowflakes are not falling and the weather is not cold, the holiday spirit is covering the City thanks to the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Holiday Train and Bus through Dec. 23. Santa and his elves will be on the Blue Line from 1:45 to 5:15 p.m. on Sat., Dec. 12.

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CTA Blue Line maintenance delays between Dec. 15 and 17

Date: 
12/11/2015
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Blue Line CTA trains will be affected by construction and maintenance between Dec. 15 and Dec. 16. Riders should allow for extra travel time.

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CTA Blue Line boarding changes and delays

Date: 
11/28/2015
SoBndBlueLDamen

Blue Line CTA trains will be affected by construction and maintenance between Nov. 30 and Dec. 4. Riders should allow for extra travel time.

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Change on the Blue Line on Nov. 16 - 17

Date: 
11/13/2015
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Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) warns of delays between Logan Square and Irving Park as trains will be operating on the same track starting Mon., Nov. 16, at 10 p.m.

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Blue Line service changes Nov.13 - 16

Date: 
11/12/2015
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Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) warns of delays between Irving Park and Logan Square starting Fri., Nov. 13, at 10 p.m.

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Blue Line delays scheduled this week

Date: 
11/07/2015
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Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) warns of delays between Irving Park and Logan Square starting Wed., Nov. 11, at 10 p.m. 

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Blue Line temporary changes until November 1

Date: 
10/30/2015
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The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) will be doing safety maintenance work on the Blue Line from Oct 30 to Nov 1. 

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Cortland Bridge opens giving a new view of east of the River

Date: 
10/23/2015
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Opened by the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) 10 days ahead of schedule, the Cortland Street Bascule Bridge introduces east bound travelers a whole new visual world than seen by travelers for more than a hundred years.

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Blue Line: First 4G wireless in CTA subway to be completed this week

Date: 
10/15/2015
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Completion of the Chicago Transit Authority's (CTA) Phase I of their 4G wireless project in the Blue Line's Kimball Subway, a 1.2-mile section serving the Logan Square and Belmont stations, happens this week, it was announced today by Mayor Rahm Emanuel. 

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Blue Line doors stayed open between Damen and Division…Scary!

Date: 
09/10/2015
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"Scary" was the word several Blue Line riders used to describe the open door between Damen and Division stops Wednesday morning around 8:40 a.m. The doors on one car did not close when leaving the Damen "l" platform inward bound to the Loop.

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CTA Blue Line service changes August 31 thru September 3

Date: 
08/29/2015
BlueLineTrainMaintenance in the Dearborn Subway will cause possible delays for Blue Line riders between Aug. 31 and Sept. 3. Allow for extra travel time.
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CTA will provide extra service on Blue Line

Date: 
08/20/2015
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The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) is providing extra service on the Blue line beginning at the evening rush on Friday, Aug. 21, through morning rush hour on Monday. 

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Express buses and technology to decrease travel time on Ashland and Western

Date: 
08/19/2015
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The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) will begin a three-phase effort designed to provide faster, more reliable bus service on the #9 Ashland and #49 Western bus routes,

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