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  • Ventra slackers running out of time

    Ventra slackers running out of time
    Ready or not, riders, Ventra transition is arriving on schedule this time. The CTA is set to complete its first of three Ventra transition deadlines this week. Starting Thursday, CTA riders can no longer load their Chicago Cards or buy disposable...
  • 15 hurt, one critically, in crash involving CTA bus

    15 hurt, one critically, in crash involving CTA bus
    At least 15 people were taken to hospitals after in a crash involving a CTA bus this morning on the Southwest Side. Shortly before 10 a.m., CTA officials said an SUV going southbound on Western Avenue made contact with the northbound No. 49 Western...
  • Some Chicago Card users don't want to let go

    Some Chicago Card users don't want to let go
    For three years, Brittney Lane has been in a relationship that works. The Logan Square resident said she has never felt disappointed or frustrated, since her significant other is drama-free and dependable. (For the record, her boyfriend disapproves...
  • Skepticism, distrust on display at meeting on CTA Brown Line project

    Skepticism, distrust on display at meeting on CTA Brown Line project
    The CTA's $320 million proposal to eliminate a bottleneck of the Red, Purple and Brown Lines north of Belmont Avenue has raised anger and skepticism in the Lakeview neighborhood as residents and business owners say they don't trust the agency to deliver...
  • DuPage chairman: CTA labor, pension costs a drag on regional transit system

    DuPage chairman: CTA labor, pension costs a drag on regional transit system
    DuPage County Board chairman Dan Cronin told a business lunch crowd in Chicago on Tuesday that the CTA’s labor and employee pension costs are creating a huge drag on the entire region’s public transit system, although he offered no specific...
  • CTA: Ventra used in 90% of rides

    CTA: Ventra used in 90% of rides
    Nine in 10 CTA rides are paid for with Ventra cards, the CTA said today, as the agency moves to eliminate use of Chicago Cards in less than two weeks. On June 1, riders will no longer be allowed to use their Chicago Cards or load money onto disposable...
  • Boy, 15, charged as adult with armed robbery

    Boy, 15, charged as adult with armed robbery
    A teen accused of robbing another boy on the South Side was arrested after his alleged victim spotted him at the same spot where he was held at gunpoint a day earlier. Devontae F. Tripp, 15, is charged as an adult with armed robbery after police said he...
  • How cops broke 2009 case of 12-year-old girl's slaying

    How cops broke 2009 case of 12-year-old girl's slaying
    Chicago police had always suspected that the man who raped and killed 12-year-old Jahmeshia Conner was part of the fabric of a small section of Englewood where she lived with her mother and four siblings. But, with almost no leads, the 2009 case went...
  • O'Hare western access may look like dead-end

    O'Hare western access may look like dead-end
    Construction begins in earnest this year on a multibillion-dollar stretch of highway in DuPage County amid a growing sense that its potential to become a long-promised western route to O'Hare International Airport will fall far short of expectations....
  • CTA says fewer thefts, robberies compared to last year

    CTA says fewer thefts, robberies compared to last year
    CTA officials on Wednesday credited new security cameras for starting 2014 with fewer robberies and thefts on its buses, trains and L platforms, a drop that also came as fewer riders took public transit during a bitter winter. CTA president Forrest...
  • McHugh Construction to pay $12 million fine as part of federal, state probe

    McHugh Construction to pay $12 million fine as part of federal, state probe
    Project manager Ryan Keiser has a passion for building big, so he was thrilled eight years ago when he joined a suburban firm that partnered with clout-heavy McHugh Construction on major projects like bridges, highways and rapid transit infrastructure....
  • Funds sought for mobile theater documentary

    Funds sought for mobile theater documentary
    A Chicago art group is hoping it can raise enough funds to complete its documentary about transforming a CTA rail car into a mobile theater. Joseph Baldwin's and his group Noisivelvet on Monday began soliciting $500 on fundraising site Indiegogo to...