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CTA Announces Return of Express Bus Lines Along Ashland, Western

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and CTA officials announced improvements Tuesday along the No. 9 and 49 bus routes.

Downtown »

Watch Your Necklaces on CTA Trains After Man Snatches Them From 3 Women

A man is ripping necklaces off female passengers as trains approach stops, police said.

West Loop »

Your Rush-Hour CTA Commute Could Be Getting More Crowded

Get ready for more CPS students during rush hour after many school start times are pushed back to 9 a.m.

Uptown »

Women Push CTA For Anti-Sexual Harassment Ads, But Agency Won't Commit

A rule is preventing the Courage Campaign from moving forward and creating the ads.

Downtown »

'Mobile Markets' Will Make Veggie Drops at Food Deserts Via Bus

The Fresh Moves Mobile Markets will get local produce to the West and South sides using an old CTA bus.

Lakeview »

Belmont Flyover Plan Puts Us in a 'Condemned Building,' Residents Say

The earliest construction could start is in the spring of 2017, CTA officials told residents.

The Loop »

Woman Sexually Assaulted on Blue Line Train in Loop, Police Say

A 22-year-old woman was inappropriately touched by a man between Jackson and LaSalle stops, police said.

Woodlawn »

Juice Bar Coming to Cottage Grove Stop on Green Line in Woodlawn

The CTA announced two new businesses in Green Line stations run by Woodlawn start-ups.

Oakland »

Use It or Lose It: Ald. Burns Touts Weekend Service on 39 Pershing Bus

The CTA is running a pilot program with weekend bus service on Pershing Road.

Irving Park »

As City Agencies Pass the Buck on Pigeon Poop Problem, Girl Scouts Step Up

But it shouldn't be up to the girls to clean the pigeon poop under Old Irving Park's viaducts, some say.

Bronzeville »

CTA Riders Irked by Escalator Being Turned Off at 35th St. Green Line Stop

Green Line commuters at 35th Street said it's turned off for Sox games ... then isn't turned back on.

The Loop »

Bored on the 'L'? 350 Books Available for Sharing Starting Sunday

The citywide novel-sharing project Books on the L returns Sunday.

Downtown »

POLL: Which CTA Misbehavior Is The Worst?

The CTA is launching a new "courtesy campaign" targeting bad passenger behavior. Which is the worst?

Rogers Park »

'All-Day' CTA Rider Arrested After Two Failed Attempts at Theft, Police Say

A man known as an all-day rider was arrested after allegedly attempting to rob two passengers.

Bronzeville »

Man Hit By Train at 35th Street Red Line Station

The 47-year-old man is listed in critical condition, police said.