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2014/10/31 11:12
2014/10/31 11:12
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Before you complain about the CTA again, read this Thinkstock photo The Chicago Transit Authority provides an excellent deal for riders and is admirably living within its means. But is that all we...
2014/10/31 11:12
2014/10/31 11:12
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2014/10/31 05:26
2014/10/31 05:26
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The Chicago Sun-Times reported the Chicago Transit Authority unveiled the buses Wednesday. Each bus cost about $1 million, compared to roughly $400,000 that most CTA buses cost. Each bus is expected...
2014/10/28 13:45
2014/10/28 13:45
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A fireball goes up at the site of an oil train derailment Monday, Dec 30, 2013, in Casselton, N.D. The train carrying crude oil derailed near Casselton Monday afternoon. Several explosions were...
2014/10/28 05:24
2014/10/28 05:24
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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2014 file photo, two Chicago Transit Authority elevated trains can be seen above Wabash Avenue in Chicago's famed Loop. CTA spokesman Brian Steele says rush-hour rail service...
2014/10/28 04:42
2014/10/28 04:42
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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) recently announced plans to begin renovations of the Red and Purple Lines in 2017. The CTA hopes to begin an extension of the Red...
2014/10/28 04:42
2014/10/28 04:42
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The Chicago Police Department (CPD) will begin random bag checks for Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) passengers next Monday. CTA commuters will be subject to a random, compulsory swabbing of their...
2014/10/27 22:14
2014/10/27 22:14
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Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday defended a Chicago Transit Authority plan to randomly screen baggage for explosives at some train stations, saying the checks make sense out of an "abundance of...
2014/10/27 20:13
2014/10/27 20:13
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It's not CTA security — it's street theater Edge via Flickr Chicago is renowned around the world for its theater scene, and soon, a new show will be up and running at selected Chicago Transit...
2014/10/27 15:14
2014/10/27 15:14
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CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Transit Authority has proposed a $1.4 billion budget for next year that doesn't carry any fare increases or service cuts. The balanced budget, which was announced Monday,...
2014/10/27 15:14
2014/10/27 15:14
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Orange, Green Lines standing near RooseveltOrange, Green Lines standing near Roosevelt CTA Orange and Green Line trains were standing near Roosevelt Monday morning due to a fire near the train...
2014/10/27 15:13
2014/10/27 15:13
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Mayor Rahm Emanuel's efforts to position himself as a champion of higher wages continued Monday with his administration's announcement that the Chicago Housing Authority has agreed to his suggestion...
2014/10/25 20:12
2014/10/25 20:12
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The candidates have just a week—hallelujah!, many of you will say—before one or the other is elected governor. It's been almost full-time nastiness from Bruce Rauner, the GOP candidate, and Gov. Pat...
2014/10/25 18:12
2014/10/25 18:12
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Chicago police to check bags at CTA stations Photo: ThinkStock (AP) — Chicago police officers will soon begin checking some passengers' bags for explosives as they enter train stations. Starting...
2014/10/24 23:16
2014/10/24 23:16
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... Chicago police will screen the bags of passengers getting on the city's CTA trains in what the department calls a "proactive, protective measure," the Chicago Tribune reports. "We know that surface...
2014/10/24 21:45
2014/10/24 21:45
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A fireball goes up at the site of an oil train derailment Monday, Dec 30, 2013, in Casselton, N.D. The train carrying crude oil derailed near Casselton Monday afternoon. Several explosions were...
2014/10/22 22:04
2014/10/22 22:04
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The Logan Square stop on the Chicago Transit Authority blue line. A report from BuzzFeed News Wednesday suggests that the tracking beacons that cropped up in New York phone booths last year have...
2014/10/22 21:46
2014/10/22 21:46
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Officials are investigating after two Chicago men, dressed in Chicago Transit Authority clothing and carrying CTA keys, allegedly broke into a rail yard in Wilmette and spray painted several CTA...
2014/10/16 09:47
2014/10/16 09:47
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CHICAGO (AP) - Starting next year passengers on Chicago trains and buses will be able to use smartphones to pay. Transit officials announced Wednesday that a free mobile app will be available in the...
2014/10/15 18:21
2014/10/15 18:21
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Oct. 15 (Bloomberg) -- Bank of America, which agreed to a record $16.7 billion settlement of government mortgage probes in August, posted a surprise third-quarter profit as investment-banking revenue...
2014/10/15 18:13
2014/10/15 18:13
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Mayor promises minimum wage hike 'this winter' Mayor Rahm Emanuel today appeared to remove any doubt that Chicago's minimum wage is going up to $13 an hour, and he gave a time for at least the first...
2014/10/31 11:12
2014/10/31 11:12
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