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  1. 4000-series DE60LF - Updates - Rehabs

    Nope. Those were the only 3 from AMSECO in the beginning.
  2. 4000-series DE60LF - Updates - Rehabs

    I forgot to mention yesterday that #4186 is a troubled bus due to a burned spot sustained on the right side near the back tire. The cause of that burn is unknown and I couldn't take a shot because I would be trespassing on CTA property (the entrance where 77th's not in service buses enter at on 79th).
  3. New Eldorados?

    Well, when I tested it the service was pinged from Lola Wireless based in Stone Park (West Garage initiated it???).
  4. New Eldorados?

    It's depends on your carrier to have a higher upload speed than download speed but it also varies based on your location.
  5. New Eldorados?

    So, I take a trip to Schaumburg via #600 to check out the I-90 BOS (very impressive) and decided to check out the Wi-Fi on #6500. The result is pretty solid.
  6. 95th Red Line Station Rebuild

    That's correct. However, starting tonight routes that are utilizing the west side of the station are going to be switched over to the east side of the station while the west side will be closed until Dec 15th or completion. Eastbound #95 will be relocated to the southeast corner of 95th and State.
  7. Pace Bus Moves

    #6251 has been at West for quite a while now. #6266 has been mentioned already by me a couple of days ago. #6715 is a new bus that's newly assigned to North Shore. So therefore, that's not a move.
  8. Detailed 3200s Rehab Progress

    #3239-40 are fully rehabbed including run number box while sitting in Kimball Yard. #3365-66 ATC has been repaired.
  9. 2018 CTA budget

    In which I don't even bother jumping into that nonsense. If only politics can stay on it's course but it doesn't in Chicago nor this state.
  10. 2018 CTA budget

    Notice how the Tribune said it was rare for RTA to send a letter to CTA. It makes me wonder if Carter has something up his sleeve in countering RTA demand because of the fact that CTA hasn't increase fares excluding passes in almost a decade. Two can play the same game eh? Just for kicks: someone in the comment section (in the Tribune) of that article said that RTA or CTA should stop stealing and mismanaging.
  11. New Eldorados?

    Fair enough but what's even surprising is seeing a 40-foot bus on #895 (#6546) a couple days ago. The first thought about #554 was ridership.
  12. RTA Governance

    So RTA is pressuring Carter to come up with a budget along with a fare hike or be doomed! The letter is in the second link. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-met-cta-fares-rta-20171114-story.html http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/columnists/wisniewski/ct-rta-cta-letter-20171114-htmlstory.html
  13. Pace Bus Moves

    #6319 is back at West.
  14. New Eldorados?

    They've been doing that since they started operating them.
  15. New Eldorados?

    #6716 #6719 and #6720 have begun service. All at North Shore. Update: #17570 and #17571 have begun service. Currently on #349 and #357 respectively.
  16. Pace Bus Moves

    #6269 is back at West. Just spotted it after leaving home this morning. Update: #6266 and #6274 are also at West.
  17. New Eldorados?

    Ah! You both have learn quite well from me @Pace831 & @BusHunter! Smart decision to bring the binoculars! God, I missed mines.
  18. Pace Bus Moves

    #6318 is back at West.
  19. Random CTA

    I just can't right now...... By the way, #5051-52 will be OOS for quite a while after just coming back from a long term hold.
  20. Wilson Red/Purple Line Station Rebuild

    That is confirmed! I went by there this morning. Southbound Red Line trains are back to operating track #2 south of Wilson.
  21. New Car Maps

    That is quite a fair argument.
  22. 95th Red Line Station Rebuild

    Last week.
  23. Is anybody aware of this new route????
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