March 24, 2014
Spokespeople said the cause of the crash was still being reviewed and there was no indication equipment issues played a role. None of the 32 people suffered serious injuries.
January 23, 2014
The Northstar Commuter Rail line had a particularly strong year, with ridership up more than 12%.
December 5, 2013
The $492 million plan, called “Your New Blue,” includes several track and station improvement projects along a 12.5-mile stretch of the Blue Line O’Hare Branch between the Grand and Cumberland stations
September 4, 2013
Ambassadors are positioned at key Blue Line locations in two shifts, Monday through Friday, when accidents are likely to occur, to answer questions and to warn and educate pedestrians and passengers about the dangers of standing too close to the tracks.
August 15, 2013
Among announcements are overhaul of 3200-series railcars and $15.7 million of city tax-increment financing funds to make the historic Quincy station accessible to customers with disabilities.
August 8, 2013
The CTA’s oldest cars are being retired as CTA continues to upgrade its rail fleet as part of an aggressive modernization and infrastructure plan by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and CTA President Forrest Claypool.
July 18, 2013
Will double the length of the existing light rail system, create new development opportunities along the line, and significantly expand transit options for thousands of residents and students in the rapidly growing Charlotte region.
June 21, 2013
The analysis is being performed in coordination with the Village of Oak Park, which has contributed local funding to analyze livability issues near Blue Line stations in Oak Park and in Chicago, as well as the IDOT studies in the corridor.
April 3, 2013
Issued RFI bid to solicit responses from companies to determine the feasibility of implementing a modern cellular infrastructure system in the 11.4 miles of CTA’s Red and Blue line tunnels and underground facilities.
August 28, 2012
The fire department says there were no life-threatening injuries reported. Authorities will examine video footage to determine who is at fault.
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