Posts tagged "bus accidents"

CTA issues unusual bus collision update

The CTA reports in an unusual press release that the bus involved in the collision that injured 39 people had no mechanical problems: The preliminary inspection of Bus #4058 is complete and all bus operating systems appear to perform as designed. No defects have been found that may have contributed to this incident.   The... Read more »

CTA disputes that it's ranked No. 1 in bus collisions

CTA disputes that it's ranked No. 1 in bus collisions
After an eye-opening Tribune column earlier this month stating that “CTA buses rank No. 1 in collisions,” the CTA has fired back in a letter to the Trib, claiming that head was misleading. The Trib reported Aug. 16: “CTA buses have been involved in more collisions [271] annually since 2008 than buses operated by the... Read more »