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The price we re-pay for transportation

In our tuition, we pay for our U-Pass. Losing the card will give you another unfavorable and hefty fine. Broke college students beware.
Allegra Acosta & Cailey Gleeson, Contributing Writers February 4, 2019

Nothing compares to the terror felt when you dig around your wallet at the Fullerton L stop, only to discover that your beloved Ventra pass is nowhere to be found. Not only will you have to shell out money...

A woman donates blood as a part of the blood drive at the Harrison Red Line stop, as a part of The CTA’s partnership with Vitalent to transform the Red Line into the ‘Blood Line’ in 2019.

CTA raises awareness for Chicago’s low blood supply

Marty O'Connell, Contributing Writer January 28, 2019

If you’re waiting for the Red Line in the coming weeks, you might notice a peculiar advertisement wrapped around the train cars: a message that, in big bold letters, declares the train cars the “Blood...

CTA upgrades surveillance cameras following crime spike in 2018

CTA upgrades surveillance cameras following crime spike in 2018

Carina Smith, News Editor January 14, 2019

The Chicago Transit Authority is still in the process of installing a number of new high-definition security cameras across the rail system following a number of incidences of criminal activity. The...

The Jackson Red Line ‘L’ stop (pictured above) is a key arrival and departure point for DePaul students and faculty at the university’s Loop Campus. According to an NBC 5 investigation earlier this year, the station recorded the most thefts of any platform in the system. (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

CTA ‘L’ sees highest ridership in 50 years, yet budget cuts loom

Danielle Church April 5, 2015

More than 238 million people rode the ‘L’ in 2014, the highest number in over 50 years. Yet it is also a number that could be affected dramatically with Governor Bruce Rauner’s recent proposal to...

South Loop residents and convention-goers alike make use of the new Cermak-McCormick Place Green Line stop. The stop opened Feb. 8 after more than two years of construction, closing a nearly two-mile gap on the line. (Vanessa Bell / The DePaulia)

McCormick Green Line stop opens

Vanessa Bell February 15, 2015

Getting to and from the South Loop will be easier with the opening of the McCormick-Cermak stop on the CTA Green Line, just four blocks from McCormick Place and the soon-to-be DePaul Arena. Before...

An entrance to the Red Line at Monroe Street in the Loop. Those who use the Red Line and Blue Line subways will soon have the benefit of 4G coverage as part of a $32.5 million plan. (Photo courtesy of JDeeringDavis | Flickr)

Signal boost: CTA plans to install 4G service on Red and Blue lines

Natalie Taylor February 8, 2015

Technological advancements in the past decade have brought the world into a state of constant connectivity. Now, that connection will go where no service has gone before, underground. Last month Chicago...

A CTA U-Pass for college students. (DePaulia File)

CTA cracks down on U-Pass misuse

Rachel Hinton January 18, 2015

Officers at the Fullerton ‘L’ stop continued to check U-Passes in an effort to stop fraud that began before the new year. In an email to students, the DePaul U-Pass Team stated their support for...

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