The Daily Northwestern

8-year-old Evanston boy hit by CTA Purple Line train

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

May 30, 2016

An 8-year-old boy was hit by a Chicago Transit Authority Purple Line train Saturday afternoon and remains in critical condition, police said. Evanston police officers responded to the report of a juvenile struck by a CTA train at a...

CTA to add 20 to 30 all-electric buses

Elena Sucharetza, Assistant City Editor

January 31, 2016

Chicago Transit Authority plans to purchase 20 to 30 additional all-electric buses in the next few years after one year of operating two such vehicles, officials said. The all-electric bus is a 40-foot long model manufactured by New...

Northwestern, Chicago Transit Authority partnership results in significant ridership increase on 201 bus route

Tori Latham, Managing Editor

January 15, 2016

New data suggests students and faculty seem to not miss the Ryan Field shuttle, which was replaced by the Chicago Transit Authority’s 201 bus in September. The free rides for WildCARD-holders contributed to an increase i...