Phase 1 of Forest Park Branch Rehab will be mostly complete on 10/8. CTAction sees some issues with the plan.
The transit advocacy group has questions about post-project train frequency, ADA access during a coming weekend shutdown, and missing Train Tracker coverage.
The CTA can’t afford to let electric buses hold up reliable service
Transit advocates and elected leaders should make it clear that while electric buses are a nice bonus, they can’t get in the way of more frequent and reliable service.
Blue Line service changes for Part B of the Forest Park Branch rehab – work between IMD and UIC/Halsted – start Monday
But Citizens Take Action says they still want more transparency about how the associated schedule changes are affecting commuters
Is the CTA giving riders enough info about how much the Forest Park Branch Rebuild will delay their commutes?
CTA is moving “digital destination signs,” LED route info on front of bus above windshield, to left side of screen
Here's hoping that this subtle change in CTA sign design is handy for all CTA bus rider, but particularly helpful to those with visual challenges.
Advocates praise the CTA’s plan to upgrade its Forest Park Branch, want more details on how the ‘L’ overhaul will work
The advocates say the agency should provide more info on the schedules of the bus shuttles that will replace trains during track closures, and want to know how the upcoming work will affect service on the rest of the Blue Line.
CTA credits Taylor Swift, other concerts and festivals for highest weekly ridership since COVID hit
The agency credited a series of Taylor Swift shows at Soldier Field, plus popular concerts and festivals in various neighborhoods, for lifting the number of passengers in early June.
CTA hosts DBEs for Red Line Extension update, subcontractor opportunities
On Thursday, disadvantaged business enterprises attended a meeting hosted by the Chicago Transit Authority to learn more about the Red Line Extension and the subcontracting opportunities available. The event took place at the CTA’s West Loop headquarters.