Posts tagged "July 4"

July 3: No longer biggest CTA rider day?

Over the last few years, July 3 has been just about the busiest single day on the CTA’s calendar. More than a million people would converge on the downtown lakefront for a huge fireworks display and the Taste of Chicago. No more. And I’ll bet the CTA brass is probably just fine with that. The... Read more »

New bus plans, boarding rules for July 3 and 4 on CTA

The CTA prepares for two of its biggest ridership days — July 3 and 4 — with a new staging area for northbound buses and restrictions on bikes and strollers for both days, instead of just July 3 in years past. Chicago Tribune photo by Charles Cherney Also, new large directional signs will be posted... Read more »