Rail operator scheduling at the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) under went a comprehensive internal agency review and there will changes, they announced Fri., Apr. 4. In addition, the rail operator, Brittany Haywood, has been fired.
UPDATE: Customers requiring an accessible transfer between bus and rail, or with luggage or strollers, or otherwise desire the use of an elevator, should use the shuttle bus between Western and Clark/Lake.
Free transfer between shuttle buses and rail service is only available at Western, Damen and Clark/Lake, and requires the farecard used to pay your fare at the start of your trip.
Blue Line stations between Damen and Logan Square will be closed from Fri., Apr. 4, 10 p.m. until Mon., Apr. 7, 4 a.m. for upgrading tracks to eliminate slow zones.
Passengers going to and from O'Hare Airport are able to use the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Blue Line station once again. It opened at approximately 2 p.m. on Sun., Mar. 30, almost a week after the derailment.
The escalator was so badly damaged that workers were unable to repair it. Stairs, the end of the train "pocket" and platform have been rebuilt/repaired.
Ashland Avenue will be closed between North and Armitage Avenues beginning at 8 p.m. on Fri., Mar. 28 until no later than 5 a.m. on Mon., Mar. 31, while a Bloomingdale Trail bridge is removed and moved to Walsh Park. Both vehicles and pedestrians will be detoured during this construction.
It is hoped that the Chicago Transit Authority's (CTA) O'Hare Blue Line Station will open sometime this weekend, according to CTA Media Representative Lambrini Lukidis. The removal of the train cars was completed in the afternoon, Thurs., Mar. 27.
There is little to no impact on current Blue Line service from Rosemont and south, according to Lambrini Lukidis, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) media representative. Shuttle service between Rosemont and O'Hare Airport will add 15 minutes and more depending on the time of day and amount of luggage.
The second weekend of Avenue closings for The 606's Bloomingdale Tail will end with another temporary view along a familiar stretch of public way that may amaze and/or surprise. Though some things are being torn up and removed they will not necessarily be totally trashed.
There are two Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Blue Line service changes starting Fri., Feb. 28 and ending Sun., Mar. 2.
The Jackson Stations' upper level transfer tunnel between the Adams-Jackson mezzanines of the Jackson Red and Blue line stations will be temporarily closed from Fri,, Feb. 28, from 9 p.m. to Sat,, Mar 1, at 5 a.m.
Named Your New Blue, the Chicago Transit Authority's (CTA) Blue Line O'Hare branch $492 million project is to take four years, beginning with work starting in March. A community meeting will be held in the Logan Square Library, 3030 W. Fullerton, on Thurs., Mar. 6, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting includes both Aldermen, 32nd Ward Scott Waguespack and 1st Ward Proco "Joe" Moreno as well as CTA representatives.
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) received over 1,100 responses about the proposed Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) on Ashland Ave., according to Lambrini Lukidis, CTA media representative. Results will not be available until spring.
People filling out response comment cards at the CTA's Pulaski Park Public Meeting
"We have possibly hurt ourselves by talking about this project [Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) on Ashland] for too long," said Peter Skosey, Executive Vice President of the Metropolitan Planning Council on WTTW's "Chicago Tonight,"
What will the impact really be for hundreds of thousands of people not only along the route but also commercial and residential sites east and west of the route, if the Ashland-BRT goes in as recommended? Is that addressed in the 1,600-page Environmental Assessment report?
With the release of the long awaited Environmental Assessment for the Ashland Rapid BusTransit (BRT) system, the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) and Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) announce Dec. 10 and 11 as the dates for two public meetings.