• Ride the ā€˜Lā€™ with Santa, in style, this holiday season on the Sprint CTA Holiday Train! 
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  • We're putting would-be offenders on alert -- harassment is not tolerated on the CTA. Everyone deserves the right to a safe and comfortable travel experience.
  • #34: A great running back.
#51: A great linebacker.
#128: A great bus route!

Take the CTA #128 Soldier Field Express from Ogilvie and Union Stations to see the Chicago Bears!
  • Learn about proposed complete reconstruction of Lawrence, Argyle, Berwyn and Bryn Mawr stations as part of Phase 1 of Red and Purple Modernization Project

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