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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

A northbound Purple Line train approaches Main Street station in Evanston. CTA officials say they have plans to address riders’ complaints about reliability and service.

Rebuild of Howard station possible as CTA Purple Line plans to modernize

January 21, 2024

Riding the Chicago Transit Authority’s Purple Line poses a challenging dilemma for Jay Baglia: pick up a roasting-hot coffee or try to make a train that doesn’t show up on time? “I can’t risk...

A northbound Metra train on the Union Pacific North Line pulls into Davis Street station in Evanston on Tuesday. The agency’s new fare structure will take effect Feb. 1.

Evanston Metra riders may see lower fares starting in February

January 3, 2024

A one-way ticket on Metra’s double-decker commuter trains from downtown Evanston to Chicago costs $5.50 – more than double the cost for riding the Chicago Transit Authority “L” train the same distance. Starting...

The Evanston Fire Department said the Purple and Red Lines will be shut down for a “prolonged period” following Thursday mornings crash.

CTA Yellow Line train crash at Howard station injures 38

November 16, 2023

A Chicago Transit Authority Yellow Line train crashed in Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood Thursday morning, injuring 38 people and halting Purple, Red and Yellow Line services. According to the...

Train pulls into elevated station over street, overcast sky.

Slow Howard Station transfers frustrate riders ahead of renovation plans

October 17, 2023

Performance issues and delays throughout the Chicago Transit Authority train system have left Chicagoland area residents dissatisfied. Frequent commuters of the Purple Line are particularly frustrated...

An illustration of a person looking across the water at Chicagos skyline.

The city of neighborhoods: A student’s guide to Chicago

August 11, 2023

As seniors leave Northwestern, many regret never having explored the city so close to their campus.  The country’s third-largest city, Chicago bustles with unique experiences and an identity unlike...

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