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
November 20, 2013
The $240 million reconstruction project, slated to begin in spring 2014, will create a facility that will serve as a community focal point and an anchor for economic opportunity on Chicago’s South Side.
October 1, 2013
Mayor Rahm Emanuel was the featured speaker at APTA’s 2013 Annual Meeting Opening General Session on Monday.
August 30, 2013
The $50 million station is part of $92 million in overall transportation investments.
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 3, 2013
Reconstruction project is among more than $1 billion in investment Mayor Emanuel has directed to improving the Red Line, the backbone of the CTA rail system, providing more than one-third of rail ridership.
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.
May 15, 2013
Was launched in 2011 to provide estimated train arrival times for all 145 rail stations across CTA’s eight lines. Estimated times are generated through a combination of scheduling information and data generated by software that monitors the signal system to indicate when a portion of track is occupied by a train.
April 19, 2013
The announcement is based on a year-long assessment of various BRT alternatives along Ashland and Western avenues. Through the results of this analysis, CTA and CDOT will prioritize BRT for Ashland Avenue to meet the needs of bus riders in this corridor.
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