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Red line construction project gets started

Metra board ‘pulls plug’ for now on Wi-Fi

The Metra Board of Directors on Friday expressed frustration with cost estimates for plans to provide free wireless Internet on passenger trains, and the matter was sent back to the committee level.

In January, Metra entered into a $200,000 contract with San Francisco-based Xentrans for the company to first study the Wi-Fi issue, and second put forth a Request for Proposals to private vendors capable of supplying Wi-Fi on trains system-wide.


Cost has Metra leery of Wi-Fi

Red Line closure 'no big deal' for White Sox

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