Posts in category "Red Line"

I Owe The CTA An Apology: The Red Line Is Amazing

The main entrance to the 63rd Street red line station.
I was not happy about the five month shutdown of the south branch of the red line. Specifically, I wasn’t happy about the way the decision was reached with zero input from the communities the shutdown affected. That foolishness still chaps my hide. Related Posts: The CTA’s  South Side Problem The CTA’s South Side Problem: ... Read more »

CTA South Branch Red Line Shutdown: 47th Street Late Night Service Neglected

“I’m really not happy that the CTA is peeing on my leg and telling me that it’s raining.” -Artistmac Sometimes it’s nice to know that you’re not the only one who can see the forest through the trees. Fellow south sider Artistmac not only gives you his take of the CTA south branch red line... Read more »

CTA South Branch Red Line Shutdown: Haven't We Been Here Before?

This south branch red line shutdown seems to be going well. At least according to all of the media reports I’ve been reading. I received an email from a reader in response to my red line shutdown tweets. Here’s what he had to say: @woodlawnwonder just now reading thru your tweets. CTA could have made... Read more »
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CTA Red Line South Branch Shutdown: Sketchy Owl Service Information

I’m pretty good at this transit thing. Since I don’t own a car, I rely on public transportation to get me where I need to go. I frequently utilize the CTA/RTA trip planner tool to get out to the suburbs.  Sometimes it has glitches in its plan and may not give you the most direct... Read more »

The CTA's South Side Problem

Next week, the CTA will conduct two public hearings about it’s five month shut down of the south branch of the red line. Unlike some of my fellow south siders, I will not waste my time attending a meeting with an agency who has clearly demonstrated that they believe me to be a second class... Read more »