CTA

April 18, 2018, 1pm PDT
The CTA just raised fares, but some think if the service were truly committed to equity it should be made free.
Chicago Reader
March 9, 2018, 12pm PST
The Chicago Transit Authority's Red-Purple Bypass Project will add an additional track to speed up trains passing through the Belmont Station. The project requires the demolition of several neighborhood buildings.
Chicago Tribune
February 14, 2018, 8am PST
CTA upgrades will speed up trains and increase capacity for four train lines in the city.
Streetsblog Chicago
January 27, 2018, 1pm PST
A $2.3 billion extension of the CTA's Red Line would be the first extension of a Chicago's "L" line since 1993.
Chicago Tribune
December 20, 2017, 10am PST
The Chicago Transit Authority Board voted unanimously to raise fares, despite shrinking ridership.
Chicago Tribune
December 4, 2017, 6am PST
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) plans to put 20 electric buses into their fleet and power them with en-route chargers.
Streetsblog
November 23, 2017, 5am PST
Streetsblog Chicago took a look at the big projects reshaping the Chicago Transit Authority, on the occasion of the transit system's 70th anniversary.
Streetsblog Chicago
November 13, 2017, 9am PST
A new report from Active Transit Alliance outlines plans to get Chicago buses back up to speed.
Streetsblog Chicago
October 14, 2017, 7am PDT
Chicago trains and buses have long had dark cloth coverings, which can hide liquids and make for unpleasant experiences for riders.
Reader
August 30, 2017, 2pm PDT
One of the nation's premier transit systems has a striking new addition.
Chicago Tribune
August 18, 2017, 8am PDT
Chicago's cashless transit payment system (Ventra) could pay for Divvy Bike rentals in the city according to city officials.
Chicago Sun Times
August 17, 2017, 1pm PDT
An apparent suicide stopped trains Tuesday morning at the Fullerton stop, which serves as a hub for Chicago's North Side transit. Prices for a ride from the area to downtown via Lyft reached triple digits.
DNA Info
August 1, 2017, 9am PDT
Hyde Park resident launches signature campaign to rebuild the CTA's demolished Green Line to connect downtown Chicago with the future site of President Obama's Library.
Streetsblog Chicago
July 11, 2017, 7am PDT
A Chicago Transit Authority pilot program for prepayment is set to expand. Transit advocates can't wait for the agency to adopt the program around the city.
Chicago Sun Times
June 29, 2017, 6am PDT
Chicago Avenue bus is one of Chicago's busiest. It deserves a bus lane.
Streetsblog Chicago
May 25, 2017, 10am PDT
Signal priority is a way to create faster, more regular bus service by adjusting length of stoplights for buses.
Active Transportation Alliance
April 29, 2017, 7am PDT
On Chicago's massive south side, fixing transit means working on more than just CTA trains.
South Side Weekly
April 27, 2017, 5am PDT
An art instillation of colorful LED lights hanging under the L on Wabash looks to grow.
Curbed
March 16, 2017, 7am PDT
Zoning around Chicago's public transit in relatively affluent areas won't allow for density or any kind of housing other than single family homes.
Chicago Cityscape
February 19, 2017, 11am PST
A $32 million infrastructure project in downtown Chicago to create dedicated bus lanes and improve bus shelters is done, but the city of Chicago and its police are not enforcing the laws they made to make that system run.
NBC Chicago