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The Daily Northwestern

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

An illustration of a bus, a CTA train, and the Metra train.

Your guide to public transit on campus, in Evanston and around Chicago

August 12, 2022

The abundance of public transportation in Evanston and Chicago will help you move quickly around campus and head downtown to explore the U.S.’s third largest city. But with seemingly endless transit...

Layers of public transit, such as a bus, a train and a plane against a purple background

Navigating public transit on campus, in Evanston and around the windy city

August 15, 2021

It’s no doubt the campus shuttles and public transportation options you’ll encounter in Evanston will help you navigate campus, Evanston and downtown Chicago — you don’t have to worry about parking...

Northwestern announced last month it would be discontinuing operations of its Campus Loop shuttle route this quarter. Now, students are trying to navigate affordable public transport around Evanston on their own.

Students weigh in on changes to CTA bus schedule, Wildcard access

November 8, 2020

When SESP senior Jasmin Ramirez boarded the Chicago Transit Authority’s 201 bus to go to work in September, the driver kicked her off. Ramirez didn’t know the bus had stopped accepting Wildcards,...

A Pace bus passes under the CTA Purple Line.

Northwestern implements University-issued Ventra cards for free admission to CTA 201 bus route

September 16, 2020

Students will continue to have access to the Chicago Transit Authority’s 201 Central/Ridge bus route for the 2020-21 academic year but are now required to request a University-issued Ventra card, Northwestern...

A shot of the new Ventra app, which will allow transit riders to track trains and buses, reload passes and plan regional trips. The app will debut Thursday after delays from poor user experience and technical glitches.

CTA, Pace and Metra to launch new mobile app

November 17, 2015

Chicago transit riders will be able to access the city’s Ventra system via a new mobile app starting Thursday. Chicago Transit Authority, Metra and Pace announced Friday that the app would be available...

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