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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…
CTA unveils plans for United Center station
Soon, fans of Chicago basketball and hockey will be able to take the train to the game.
$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…
Chicago Transit Board approves 2017 CTA operating, capital budgets
The Chicago Transit Board (CTA) on November 16 approved a $1.524 billion operating budget.
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…
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…
CTA Red Line extension moves forward
The Chicago Transit Authority announced on Sept. 29 a series of upcoming events that will advance the Red Line Extension Project, a plan to extend Red Line rail service to…
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.…
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