Posts tagged "@globalfooter"

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 »

Trapped on a train -- by an ex-co-worker

Trapped on a train -- by an ex-co-worker
The two women were catching up like two long-lost friends. They talked about their respective jobs and one’s upcoming wedding. Facebook updates. Upcoming dates. The two ex-co-workers promised to stay in touch. After the one left the Red Line, the other immediately got on the phone to another friend: “Do you know how you get... Read more »

CTA off the hook on clearing snow from L platforms

CTA off the hook on clearing snow from L platforms
With the unrelenting heat we’ve experienced this month, It was almost a refreshing respite to think about snow and ice on CTA platforms. An Illinois Supreme Court ruling gave us that opportunity late last week when it ruled the CTA did not have to keep L platforms free of ice and snow. An AP report... Read more »
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