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CTA Launches New Safety Campaign After 7 Deaths

Posted 09.16.2013 | Chicago

Seven people have died on the El tracks so far this year, prompting the Chicago Transit Authority to step up efforts to keep passengers off rails and ...

Will CTA Dumping Private Security Guards Make Trains Safer?

2012-03-30-BGA.jpg | Robert Herguth/BGA and Chris Fusco/Sun-Times | Posted 05.06.2013 | Chicago

This story is courtesy of the Better Government Association: Transit agency is dumping most private security guards at L stops and hiring in-house ...

CTA Union Leader Calls For Return Of Train Conductors: 'We've Dodged A Bullet'

Chicago Tribune | Jon Hilkevitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The CTA should bring back conductors on Red Line trains as a safety measure or remove all trains from service for inspections until the problem of ope...

CTA Improves Emergency Measures (WATCH)

Chicago Tribune | Jon Hilkevitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

There should be no feeling of deja vu the next time the Chicago Transit Authority is forced to evacuate train riders from subways, transit officials ...

CTA Buses Unsafe: Union

Chicago Sun-Times | Mary Wisniewski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The CTA has cut 29 percent of its mechanics in the last 13 years, and the union claims those cuts means unsafe buses are on the roads. "There's not e...