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The price we re-pay for transportation

The price we re-pay  for transportation

Allegra Acosta & Cailey Gleeson, Contributing Writers

February 4, 2019


Filed under Opinions

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 to pay for your impending ride, but also you’ll have to pay a fine of $50 to have your pass replaced. It’s...

CTA raises awareness for Chicago’s low blood supply

CTA raises awareness for Chicago’s low blood supply

Marty O'Connell, Contributing Writer

January 28, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

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 Line.” This is part of a blood drive campaign the company Vitalent formed to run throughout the c...

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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 cameras are a part of the Safe & Secure program that was announced earlier this year by Mayor Rahm...

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

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

Danielle Church

April 5, 2015


Filed under Metro, News

More than 238 million people rode the ‘L’ in 2014, the highest number in over 50 years. Read More »...

McCormick Green Line stop opens

McCormick Green Line stop opens

Vanessa Bell

February 15, 2015


Filed under Metro, News

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. Read More »...

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

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

Natalie Taylor

February 8, 2015


Filed under Metro, News

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 announced its plan to install 4G service on CTA blue and red line trains. Read More »...

CTA cracks down on U-Pass misuse

CTA cracks down on U-Pass misuse

Rachel Hinton

January 18, 2015


Filed under Metro, News

Officers at the Fullerton ‘L’ stop continued to check U-Passes in an effort to stop fraud that began before the new year. Read More »...

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