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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...