The Daily Northwestern

CTA to test evening Purple Line Express

Tori Latham, Assistant City Editor

February 10, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

The Chicago Transit Authority will test an evening Purple Line Express train in June, Evanston officials said. The additional express train will encourage those who live and work in Evanston to take advantage of the amenitie...

Police arrest three juveniles in connection with cell phone robbery

Julian Gerez, Reporter

January 26, 2015

Filed under City, Crime

Police took two juveniles into custody Friday in connection with the robbery of a cell phone. A third juvenile was arrested Tuesday, police said. On Jan. 10, a 28-year-old woman exited a Chicago Transit Authority station and...

Police Blotter: Jan. 13

Julian Gerez, Reporter

January 12, 2015

Filed under City, Crime

Woman forcefully robbed of phone A woman was robbed in south Evanston by two other women early Saturday. The woman exited the Purple Line train at the Chicago Transit Authority Main Street Station, 836 Chicago Ave., w...

Man fatally hit by CTA Red Line train

Paige Leskin, Reporter

December 22, 2014

Filed under City

A 56-year-old man died Monday night after he was hit by a Red Line train at the Loyola CTA station, officials said. A northbound Chicago Transit Authority train hit the man at the station at about 7:45 p.m., CTA spokeswoman...

Ventra mobile app announced for 2015

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 15, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, State

Ventra will release a mobile app in 2015 that will allow users to pay fare using their smartphones when riding the Chicago Transit Authority, Metra and Pace bus system. Approved by the Chicago Transit Board on Wednesday,...

Public arts project coming to Davis Street CTA stop

Jennifer Ball, Assistant City Editor

September 30, 2014

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City

City officials are planning to install a public arts project near the CTA station on Davis Street. The project will be located in the 2nd Ward, just east of the CTA station's downtown Evanston location. In the next few months,...

Self-defense studio gets Evanston City Council approval

Paige Leskin, City Editor

September 23, 2014

Filed under Business, City

An exercise studio that will offer programming for both fitness and self-defense training received approval from City Council on Monday to open its doors on Davis Street. Aldermen voted on Monday night to suspend the rules...