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Metra-CTA package deal during Red Line construction could save money, hassle

New CTA guidelines cut out political, “adult” advertising

A new advertising policy adopted today by the Chicago Transit Authority bars various types of ads from appearing on CTA property.

The restricted ads include any that carry political, religious or adult-oriented messages, including those supporting public issue campaigns and mature-rated movies, television programs and video games that contain profanity or condone illegal behavior.

Midway tower off overnight closure list

Federal panel to look for funding for transportation projects, says Rep. Lipinski

A new federal panel is taking the lead on developing recommendations on how to provide desperately-needed funding for transportation infrastructure projects, according to Democratic U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski, whose 3rd district includes the west and southwest suburbs of Chicago.

CTA trains running again over Wells Street bridge

CTA seeks bidder to rebuild Wilson el station

Metra ordered to pay whistleblower back wages

For CTA riders, the other shoe dropping

CTA board cites ethics concerns over ad partnership with special events department

The Chicago Transit Authority board took part in some ethical troubleshooting Friday related to an advertising agreement with the city.

The item in question was a “co-promotional trade agreement” between the CTA and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events that allows the transit agency to promote programming and ridership initiatives at events like the Taste of Chicago and the Chicago Blues and Jazz Festivals. Each of those events draws an average of around 500,000 visitors per year.

FAA may cut control-tower staffing in Chicago