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Chicago Transit Authority

CTA service should be normal for evening rush hour, CTA boss predicts

CTA president says decline in ridership due to low gas prices is 'possible'

Garcia floats sales tax for CTA improvements

Infrastructure improvements coming to Chicago in 2015

Chicagoans will see improvements in public transit and recreational opportunities next year thanks to several city infrastructure projects.

The Chicago Transit Authority, which regional transit officials project will provide an average of over 1.4 million rides per day next year, will be adding to its stock of 145 rail stations under a partnership with the Chicago Department of Transportation.

CTA reopens Damen Blue Line stop

CTA Damen Blue Line 'L' station reopens Monday

RTA signs off on $2.9 billion 2015 budget; $3.8 billion, five-year capital plan

The Regional Transportation Authority Board on Wednesday unanimously approved a $2.9 billion 2015 operational budget for the three service boards whose financing it oversees – the Chicago Transit Authority, Metra and Pace.

The CTA will receive $1.44 billion under the budget plan, the lion’s share of the funding. The RTA allocated $753.1 million for Metra and $223.3 million for Pace, according to a press release from the agency. RTA’s 2015 budget also sets aside $172.2 million for ADA paratransit and $42.2 million for the RTA’s own operations.

CTA president touts Emanuel’s infrastructure investments

Chicago Transit Authority President Forrest Claypool touted the city’s investments in CTA infrastructure under Mayor Rahm Emanuel's leadership while speaking during a Tuesday City Club of Chicago address.

In total, the city has committed a total of $5 billion to CTA infrastructure improvements since the spring of 2011, Claypool told the City Club Audience.

One of those investments is the planned installation of 4G wireless technology along the CTA’s underground railways next year, the CTA president explained.

CTA rolls out new holiday bus; Holiday train hits tracks on Black Friday

No. 11 bus supporters set to rally at Monday's CTA budget hearing