In a major initiative to reduce uncomfortable crowding and meet growing ridership, the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) is adding bus and train service to high-demand routes across the entire CTA network.
Mayor Emanuel and CTA President Forrest Claypool announced today that ridership on the Chicago Transit Authority continued its upward trend in the first six months of 2012—with June marking the 16th consecutive month of ridership increases.
CTA’s newest rail cars now feature new LED display signs in colors corresponding to the transit system’s eight rail lines—another amenity to benefit customers.
In an effort to reduce future expenses and avoid additional impacts to rail service, the Chicago Transit Board approved an amendment to the existing design/build contract for the North Red Line station improvement project.
Dine and un"wine” at The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel), where deca RESTAURANT and the Spa have partnered for wine down Wednesdays and farm to table facials.
Michele Grosso returns to Chicago, and is joined by Michael Pedder.
The Chicago Transit Authority today, through its partner, IMG, issued Requests for Proposals for the naming rights to the CTA Holiday Train, New Year’s Eve Penny Rides, Free Rides for Chicago Public Schools students on the first day of school, and CTA Bus Tracker and Train Tracker.
Firms will seek new funding options to improve Red/Purple Lines.
Stations to receive a face-lift until rail line’s long-term plans are determined.
In anticipation of Chicago’s 175th Birthday on March 4, The Flag and Seal Revisited, a new component of the Pulled, Pressed & Printed, Chicago exhibition currently running at Expo 72, will feature artworks that riff on the Chicago flag and seal.