Tag: Wacker Drive construction

Stage II of Wacker work spurs service changes to 14 CTA buses

With Stage II of the Wacker Drive rehab work beginning today, that means service changes for 14 CTA buses. A CTA press release covers all the details reroutes and new schedules for these buses: #11 Lincoln/Sedgwick (bus stops only) #121 Union/Wacker Express #14 Jeffery Express #122 Illinois Center/Ogilvie Express #19 United Center Express #123 Illinois... Read more »

News pickup: New rail cars moving to Purple, Yellow lines

Here are a few CTA news items from the last week. New rail cars moving north. The CTA will test its new Series 5000 rail cars on the Purple and Yellow lines beginning today. After this run the CTA will have successfully tested the prototype rail cars on all eight rail lines. Read what CTA... Read more »

13 buses rerouted due to Wacker Drive construction

Friends and colleagues who use Wacker Drive buses or who commute to West Loop Metra stations have been bitching this week about the headaches and longer commutes caused by the Wacker Drive construction work, which began this week. The Tribune’s Getting Around column explains details of the project. But CTA commuters just need to know... Read more »