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Chicago Transit Authority plans 70th anniversary celebration
In 2017 the Chicago Transit Authority is marking its 70th anniversary as a governmental organization when it took over operations of the city’s buses, streetcars and trains, and its role…
$1B agreement for CTA's Red and Purple Lines
Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced Jan. 9 a $1 billion funding agreement for the first phase of the Red and Purple Modernization Program (RPM).
CTA to invest $75 million in Red Line extension
Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) announced that the CTA Board has approved an amendment to its FY2016-FY2020 Capital Improvement Plan to include $75 million in funding for the Red Line Extension…
Cubs', and CTA's, celebrations continue
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) announced November 11 that it set a new record of 1.1 million rides on its rail system for the Cubs World Series parade and rally…
CTA extends Cubs' victory lap
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has decked out a CTA train and bus with special Chicago Cubs World Series décor to celebrate the world champion Chicago Cubs and continue the…
From Cubs' historic extra innings to Chicago's extra service
It's taken 108 years for the Chicago Transit Authority to advise this: extra rail service for the World Series Champion Chicago Cubs parade and rally, beginning Friday morning, November 4.
CTA: $1.52 billion ops; $3.5 billion capex
The Chicago Transit Authority on Oct. 24 proposed a “balanced” $1.52 billion operating budget that holds the line on base fares and preserves bus and rail service levels, while continuing…
First day of school in Chicago: Priceless
In an effort to encourage school attendance, Chicago officials and the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) are again offering all students and accompanying adults free bus and train rides on the…
Chicago order fuels 126% growth for China's CRRC
First, in 2014, a $567 million system-wide car order for Boston's MBTA. Then, this year, the largest single purchase of rapid transit cars in Chicago history, valued at $1.31 billion.…
CTA's Ventra app wins APTA Innovation Award
Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS), a business unit of Cubic Corporation, announced on August 18 that its customer Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) received the 2016 Innovation Award for the Ventra Mobile…
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