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Blago Fires At CTA, Vows To Replace Board

NBC 5 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Gov. Rod Blagojevich slammed CTA leadership today, accusing the agency of being dishonest to the public, and "scaring" the General Assembly into pass...

Daley: Blame Blagojevich For CTA Problems

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

If the CTA is forced to raise fares in 2009 for the first time in three years, blame Gov. Blagojevich. Mayor Daley didn't come right out and say that...

Seatless L Cars Coming In October

WBBM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

If you're a regular CTA commuter, you know that some trains and buses are so crowded, they are standing room only by the time you get on. Now the CTA...

CTA Weekend Closures

CTA Tattler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The O'Hare Blue Line branch will be shut down between Irving Park and Jefferson Park from 9 pm Friday will 3 am Monday. Slow zone work, of course. Shu...

Why Won't the CTA Brand the Chicago 'L'?

Mike Doyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mike Doyle

So why aren't the most famous elevated trains on the planet--ours here in Chicago-- branded? What is the CTA waiting for? Can the agency not recognize the power of 116 years of brand recognition?

CTA Brown Line Running Again After Fire

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Brown Line is running on schedule again after a small track fire briefly shut down service on parts of the North Side line around 8:50 a.m. Tuesda...

CTA Paying City To Pump Fuel It Owns

Chicago Sun-Times | Thomas Frisbie, Tim Novak, Mark J. Konkol and Natasha Korecki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The CTA is facing a financial squeeze bad enough that agency president Ron Huberman has warned that fare hikes might need to be imposed next year. Bu...

Chicago Testing Electric Hybrid Buses

Chicago Sun-Times | MARY WISNIEWSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The CTA is testing a new hybrid electric bus that can get seven to eight miles per gallon -- double the mpg of current CTA hybrids. The new hybrid en...