Chicago students may be dreading the rapidly approaching first day of school, but at least they won’t have to worry about how to get there.
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One week before Chicago Public Schools’ 2017-18 school year begins, district CEO Forrest Claypool and a handful of other high-ranking CPS officials will be called to testify as witnesses in a yearslong whistleblower case that dates back to their time working at the Chicago Transit Authority.
A new transit facility aimed at improving connections between trains and buses at Union Station is set to open Sunday, city officials announced this week.
Get ready for a trip back in time: The CTA is rolling out some of its vintage trains and buses and you can soon get a sense of what Chicago transit passengers experienced nearly 100 years ago.
Toronzo Cannon is just your typical CTA bus driver who moonlights as a sought-after Chicago blues musician. As a guitarist, singer and songwriter, he drives the sound of Chicago blues from the city to blues clubs and festivals around the world.
After a monthslong shutdown following an embankment collapse, the CTA Yellow Line will reopen Friday and provide free rides from its Dempster-Skokie and Oakton stations, the CTA announced.