Tag: Loop elevated

Work on signal system to reroute Loop L trains

Work to replace the signal system on the Loop L will reroute elevated trains this weekend. Reroutes start at 4 a.m. Saturday until approximately 8 p.m. Sunday. Details: Southbound Brown Line trains entering the Loop will operate clockwise around the Loop. Northbound Orange Line trains entering the Loop will operate counter clockwise around the Loop.... Read more »

News pickup: CTA Red Line expansion study; new name for library L stop

Here are a few more CTA stories making news. CTA gets funds to study Red Line expansion. Last week, the Chicago Transit Authority won  $285,000 in grants from the feds to do an environmental impact study on extending the Red Line south to 130th Street. Transport Politics covered the story well, and included this nifty... Read more »

Get your Art on Track by circling the Loop this weekend

Here’s a reminder about how to have fun on Saturday while going in circles around the Loop on the L: Enjoy Art on Track. It’s a moving art gallery on an eight-car train, each car filled with the works of a different group of artists. Tickets are only $10 for the event, which runs from... Read more »

Circling the Loop with Art on Track

Half-off tickets for Art on Track, set for Aug. 7, are on sale now for $5 at the Web site through Friday. The rolling art gallery is cool way to see great art while circling the Loop on an eight car CTA train. The “mobile art experience” runs from 5 till 10 pm on Saturday,... Read more »