- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
As Complaints Of Late Trains And Missing Buses Mount, City Officials Call For Hearing On ‘Deteriorated’ CTA Service
On the Blue Line, the CTA is only running 50-55 percent of its scheduled trains. "People are no longer able to trust that this vital public service going to get them where they need to go on time," Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa said.
South Side Red Line Commuters Rattled After Rider Shot, Seriously Wounded Near 47th Street Station
A man riding a northbound Red Line train argued with someone who then shot him in his back and legs, police said. "I'm seeing people getting hurt, people getting killed. It's terrible," one rider said.
California Blue Line Station Could Get Elevators, Wider Platforms In $36 Million Overhaul
The CTA wants to improve accessibility at the Logan Square station, which was originally built in 1895 and lacks features that many other "L" stations have.
South DuSable Lake Shore Drive, Cottage Grove, 79th Street Among Streets Proposed For Bus Improvements
The Better Streets for Buses plan proposes a network of corridors across the city — including 10 along the lakefront from Kenwood to South Shore — to renovate with bus-friendly improvements.
3 Teenagers Arrested In CTA Robberies, Including Attack On Local TV Host
One of the robberies involves PBS host Will Clinger, who was badly hurt after someone robbed him of his phone on the Red Line in April.
Free $150 Gas Cards, CTA Rides Coming To Chicagoans. Here’s How To Apply
You can apply online or at a Chicago Public Library branch to enter the lottery for a $150 gas card or $50 Ventra card.
The CTA Boosted Security To Battle Violence, Bad Behavior On Trains And Buses — But Riders Say Nothing Has Changed
The CTA has hired four private security firms to try to double the number of unarmed guards patrolling the system 24/7. But even guards say they're ill-equipped to deal with violent or unruly passengers.
CTA And Metra Say Masks No Longer Required On Buses, Trains As Illinois Lifts Mandate On Public Transportation
The state will no longer require people to wear masks on public transit or in travel hubs like train stations and airports.
CTA, Metra Say There’ve Been No Threats To Chicago Transit After Brooklyn Subway Shooting
New York City is reeling from a mass shooting on its subway Tuesday morning. Metra is deploying "extra police and security resources."
Man Robbed, Stabbed On Green Line Platform In South Loop, Police Say
The Green Line stabbing is the second attack on a CTA "L" platform this week.
CTA Operator Pushed Onto Red Line Tracks Highlights Increasing Violence Against Transit Workers, Advocacy Group Says
"The trauma we endure is wearing away at our souls. ... Our safety is neglected by the CTA," one worker said.
CTA Train Conductor Pushed Onto Red Line Tracks At Edgewater’s Granville Station
The conductor was trying to help someone retrieve their phone when someone pushed him onto the tracks, police said.
How Would You Improve Broadway In Edgewater, Uptown? Alderman Wants Neighbors To Share Their Ideas
Ald. Harry Osterman (48th) is holding community meetings to improve Broadway's pedestrian safety, transit mobility, development and business activity.
CTA Doubling Security Guards On Trains, Buses And Adding More Cops Amid Uptick In Crime
The CTA has struggled with a variety of issues — including an increase in crime and people urinating and smoking on public transportation — as ridership fell during the pandemic.
Hollywood Avenue In Edgewater Closing Overnight Through Next Week For Red Line Construction
The road will close to car traffic, but one sidewalk will remain open at all times.
Smoking, Urination And ‘Unruly Behavior’ Is On The Rise On Trains, CTA Riders Say. But Will Private Security Fix Problems?
Riders say ongoing issues have left them fed up with the CTA. The situation also has gotten worse for CTA employees, who say they are routinely threatened on the job.
CTA Seeking Artists To Create Pieces For New Red Line Stations In Uptown, Edgewater
CTA officials are looking for artists to create public artwork to be installed at four new Red Line stations.
Regular Blue Line Trains Near O’Hare Will Shut Down On Weekends For CTA Upgrades
Weekend shuttles will run between O'Hare and Rosemont through April as CTA crews improve the four-decade-old infrastructure.
Uptown, Edgewater Students Will Get To Name The Huge Gantry Crane That’s Helping Rebuild Red Line
The "name the gantry" contest will allow classrooms in the shadow of the Red Line rebuild project to submit names for the unique crane.
Lawndale Resident Who Helped Bring Back The Ogden Avenue Bus Honored By Transit Equity Group
Rochelle Jackson fought for years to get the city to revive the No. 157 bus. Her efforts to expand public transit, cycling and walkability on the West Side are being recognized by the Active Transportation Alliance.