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Faster Trains Have Arrived On The Blue Line: Take A Look At The CTA’s New 7000-Series Train Cars

Pre-pandemic, riders found themselves crushed into trains or on platforms having to wait as multiple packed trains passed them by. The new cars will help congestion problems — if they arise again.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Another Large Apartment Complex Proposed Near California Blue Line In Logan Square

Wilmot Construction is trying to get a zoning change to build a five-story, 56-unit complex at 2934-40 W. Medill St., Ald. Daniel La Spata's office announced Friday.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Some CTA Blue Line Stairwells Will Temporarily Close This Month In Wicker Park, West Town

The Chicago Avenue, Division Street and Grand Avenue stations will remain open during the stairwell closures.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Northeast Division Street Blue Line Entrance Won’t Reopen Until Mid-March

From now until at least March 13 at the earliest, the stairway at the northeast corner of Division Street and Ashland Avenue will be closed for repairs.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Blue Line Trains Won’t Stop At Grand Avenue This Weekend

A free shuttle will connect commuters between the Grand Avenue and Chicago Avenue CTA Blue Line stops.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Chicago Scooters Were Used To Fill Gaps In Public Transportation, With Many Ending Up At CTA Stations, Lime Says

Five of the top 6 destinations for the scooters were Blue Line stops in Logan Square, Wicker Park and West Town.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Faster Trains Are The Only Hope For Blue Line Riders Packed Into Crowded Trains, CTA Says. Until Then — Try The Bus

Substations will eventually allow the CTA to power faster trains on the Blue Line in the next two to two-and-a-half years, a spokesperson said.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

‘She’s A Bother To No One’: Bucktown Neighbors Angry At CTA For Removing A Bus Bench Where Homeless Woman Sleeps

The bus bench, which Maria uses as a bed, was removed over the weekend to the dismay of Bucktown neighbors. One of those neighbors replaced the bench with an old wooden one for now.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Blue Line Trains To O’Hare Won’t Stop At Grand Avenue For 2 Days

Repairs are part of the CTA's "Your New Blue" project, which aims to update the 1950s-era Division, Chicago and Grand avenue train stops.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Blue Line Trains To Downtown Won’t Stop At Division From Oct. 21-Nov. 8 As Station Undergoes Another Month Of Repairs

Repairs are part of the CTA's "Your New Blue" project, which aims to update the 1950s-era Division, Chicago and Grand avenue train stops.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Blue Line Trains To O’Hare Won’t Stop At Division From Sept. 23-Oct. 18 As Station Undergoes Repairs

In addition, the entire CTA stop will be out of service from 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20 until 4 a.m. Monday, Sept. 23.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

As More Housing Pops Up In River West, CTA Blue Line Riders Get Ready For More Packed Cars And Waiting: ‘It Sucks’

River West residents said they see the need for more density in their rapidly-growing neighborhood, but they really could use some more Blue Line trains.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town