Tag: Addison

Next stop is Addison on the Red Line Express out of Howard

After some readers wrote that they noticed a Red Line train bypassed the Jarvis station southbound every morning, I made an inquiry about it. I learned that there is one Red Line train operating at 8:20 a.m. out of Howard that runs express to Addison. The train operates on the Purple Line track and makes... Read more »

Northwestern pulls plug on L ride to Wrigley for football game

I was ready to head to the CTA Addison Red Line station Saturday morning, just to see 100 Northwestern University football players in full gear exit a chartered train from their Evanston campus. But the coach has called it off, so now I have some free time. Citing “logistics,” NU coach Pat Fitzgerald put the... Read more »

Friday news pickup: CTA cameras help in robbery conviction; new Skokie station groundbreaking

Here are some CTA news items from the past week. Addison Red Line video leads to jail for two. Video from cameras at the Addison station assisted cops in identifying and convicting two men for robbery, the CTA reports. Passengers who exited CTA trains were robbed after the left the station. The CTA last month... Read more »

Busy CTA weekend starts with freaky Friday: Hawks parade, Cubs-Sox, etc.

A strange confluence of events this weekend will crowd Chicago Transit Authority buses and trains and cause countless reroutes. But the CTA is still the way to go. I mean really — would you want to be driving in the Loop tomorrow morning during the Blackhawks victory parade? Here are just a few events to... Read more »