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Wicker Park »

8 Stories You May Have Missed This Week

Rekia Boyd's family's pledge to fight on, "bum bait" signs, a new "L" stop and more you may have missed.

Downtown »

Mayor Taps Forrest Claypool as Chief of Staff to Start Second Term

CTA President Forrest Claypool previously was a commissioner on the Cook County Board.

Lincoln Square »

North, South Siders Unite to Revive Lost CTA Bus Routes

Ald. Ameya Pawar said they're out to bring back the No. 11 Lincoln bus and the 31st Street line.

Uptown »

Wilson 'L' Construction Postponed; Nearby Streets Will Remain Open

The work has been pushed back to later this month, a CTA official said.

Pilsen »

'Blue Line Hero' Met the President, But Woman He Saved Remains a Mystery

A year after he jumped on the tracks, Eddie Palacios still doesn't know the name of the woman he saved.

West Englewood »

Rahm, CTA Expand Second Chance Program to Aid Ex-Offenders

The Chicago Transity Authority has a self-interest in providing training for diesel mechanics.

O'Hare »

Man Found Dead on Blue Line

The man was found unresponsive on the Blue Line at O'Hare International Airport, police said.

Oakland »

CTA Testing Expanded Weekend Hours for Route 39 Buses

The bus route on Pershing Road connects the lakefront to three train stations.

Downtown »

Brown Line Rerouted for Track Work, Allow For Extra Travel Time Sunday

The reroute will take place from 5 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday, the CTA said.

Uptown »

Wilson Red Line Construction To Cause Slower Loop-Bound Commutes

Expect an extra 2-4 mins. of travel time on the Red Line and 4-6 extra mins. on the Purple Line soon.

Uptown »

CTA Construction Causes Nightly Street Closures in Uptown

Starting at 9 p.m. Monday, portions of Broadway and Leland avenues will be closed nightly.

O'Hare »

CTA Blue Line To Get $120M in Federal Money for Renovation

The project includes $25 million to rehabilitate the Jefferson Park Transit Center, officials said.

The Loop »

Red, Green, Pink and Orange Line Trains To Be Rerouted This Weekend

Track maintenance and work on the new Cermak-McCormick Place station will affect weekend commutes.

Downtown »

Union Station Rehab Project To Get $12 Million from Amtrak

The funding is part of a $500 million plan to overhaul the 90-year-old station.