The Chicago Transit Authority’s budget has no plans for fare hikes or service reduction in 2020, but ridership on CTA buses and trains has been steadily declining since a 2012 peak.
Could a three-year pilot program to lower fares and expand train service on the South Side hurt the Chicago Transit Authority? A supporter of the plan weighs in.
A CTA bus operator who was fired after an on-duty accident in which he struck a cyclist was among the highest-paid drivers working for the agency in recent years, according to a WTTW News analysis of CTA employee salaries.
U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley announces $100 million in federal funding for a major Chicago Transit Authority project. The most visible portion of the project – the Belmont Avenue flyover – is scheduled to begin within days.
An interpretation of Chicago’s founders has been floating across the city in an effort to connect communities from Austin to Englewood. We explore the Floating Museum’s Cultural Transit Assembly.
A Chicago Transit Authority bus driver who racked up more than a dozen traffic tickets before working at the agency is out of a job and facing a lawsuit, along with his former employer, following a nonfatal June crash that sent a Chicago cyclist to the hospital.
“Music is unifying.” That’s according to a local DJ who spends her Monday mornings bringing music to the corridors of the newly remodeled CTA 95th Red Line station. We go for a look – and a listen.
Rail car manufacturing is back in Chicago after some 50 years. We go inside the Hegewisch facility where production is underway on the CTA’s new 7000 series.
A bicyclist was struck by a CTA bus in the 400 block of North Wells Street on Thursday morning, according to the Chicago Police Department.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants a hike in the state gas tax to fund transportation infrastructure. The area’s transit heads give us their reaction and an update on the status of the region’s public transportation.
The Chicago Transit Authority hasn’t raised fares since 2009. Now, the head of the Regional Transit Authority says “the time has come” to change that.
Chicago Police have arrested a man they say pushed a stranger onto the tracks at the Washington Blue Line station in early August.
What does the future hold for Helmut Jahn’s 16-story Loop office building?
An express train connecting Chicago’s O’Hare Airport to the Loop and a new CTA Green Line station blocks from the United Center are among the mayor’s plans for upgrading the city’s infrastructure.
The city of Chicago wants your feedback on new streetlights. That and other infrastructure projects with Rebekah Scheinfeld, the head of the city’s transportation department.