08/22/2012 06:03 pm ET

CTA Combats Train Crowding By Adding Some Rail Service And Cutting 12 Bus Routes

Tumbling into a fellow commuter’s arms or accidentally stomping another CTA train rider’s foot could become a bit less frequent by the end of the year.

The CTA says it’s proposing to run one to three more trains during the morning and evening rush-hour commutes in a “de-crowding” plan that also includes cutting 12 bus routes with low ridership to add service to high-demand bus and train routes across the city.

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