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In honor of the 125th anniversary of the start of "L" service this year, we present these events that occured on this date, August 23:
- No historical events of significance happened today...
Latest Update: June 6, 2017
- Damen/Lake station profile updated with new info and 1 new photo.
- Washington/Wabash station profile updated with new info and 13 new photos.
- State/Lake station profile updated with new info and 9 new photos.
- 47th Green Line station profile updated with new info and 3 new photos.
- Eight photos added of the 5000-series Cubs World Series wrapped cars -- 4 photos added to 5000-series Gallery 14, and 4 added to new Gallery 15.
- Futuristic Washington-Wabash 'L' Stop To Open Aug. 31 [August 22: DNAinfo Chicago]
- Cubs Crowds Ruining Your Commute? New CTA Alerts Will Warn (And Reward) You [August 22: DNAinfo Chicago]
- Man found dead on Brown Line tracks at Addison [August 22: Chicago Sun-Times]
- Witness describes shooting on Loop CTA train: 'I saw his right arm go up and saw a muzzle flash' [August 18: Chicago Tribune]
- Red Line shooting: 'I was 6 feet away from the guy who got shot' [August 18: Chicago Sun-Times]
- CPD Revises Narrative Of Red Line Shooting [August 18: CBS Chicago]
- Body that slowed CTA trains for hours ID'd as 41-year-old Niles man [August 18: Chicago Sun-Times]
- 'You're fearing for your life': Passenger recalls frenzied moments during CTA subway shooting [August 17: Chicago Tribune]
- Man, 23, shot on Red Line train at Jackson Station in Loop [August 17: Chicago Sun-Times]
- Gunman Shoots Into Red Line Train; Man Injured [August 17: CBS Chicago]
- 'We Hit the Deck': Targeted Shooting in Crowded Loop Subway Leaves Man Wounded [August 17: NBC Chicago]
- 1 shot at CTA Red Line station in Loop [August 17: ABC Chicago]
- Man Shot On Red Line At Jackson After Fight In Downtown Park, Witness Says [August 17: DNAinfo Chicago]
- Headed Home? CTA Can Let You Know When the Ballgame May Affect Your Commute [August17: CTA press release]
- CTA launches program to reduce crowding on Cubs game nights [August 17: Chicago Tribune]
- Uber, Lyft to refund customers following CTA chaos [August 17: Chicago Sun-Times]
- Uber, Lyft Offer Refunds For Surge Pricing During CTA Shutdown [August 17: CBS Chicago]
- Ride-Share Services Offer Refunds to Passengers After CTA Accident Caused Rates to Soar [August 17: NBC Chicago]
- Uber, Lyft refunding riders for surge pricing during CTA emergency [August 17: ABC Chicago]
- Uber And Lyft Giving Refunds For Surge Pricing During CTA Stoppage [August 17: DNAinfo Chicago]
- What's That Building: A High Traffic CTA Stop Leaves Commuters Guessing [August 17: WBEZ Chicago]
- CTA trains running again, three hours after man jumps into path of train at Fullerton [August 15: Chicago Tribune]
- Red, Brown lines resume; 3-hour delay caused by body on tracks [August 15: Chicago Sun-Times]
- Normal Service Resumes On Red, Brown, Purple Lines After Body Found On Tracks [August 15: CBS Chicago]
- Officials: Man Found Dead on CTA Tracks at Fullerton [August: 15 NBC Chicago]
- Brown, Red And Purple Lines Are Back Running After Morning Shutdown [August 15: DNAinfo Chicago]
- Man's body found on CTA tracks near Fullerton; rideshare prices surge after trains halted [August 15: ABC Chicago]
- City Says Ride-Share Companies 'Took Advantage' Of CTA Meltdown With Hikes [August 15: DNAinfo Chicago]
- Uber, Lyft Prices Surge After CTA Service Halts Near Fullerton [August 15: CBS Chicago]
- Ride-Share Prices Soar After CTA Trains Halted [August: 15 NBC Chicago]
- City working on Ventra-Divvy integration [August 14: Chicago Sun-Times]
- TSA cautions train systems on new terror claim [August 14: ABC Chicago]
- Man fatally struck by CTA train [August 13: Chicago Tribune]
- Police: Person fatally struck by Orange Line train [August 13: ABC Chicago]
- Ventra App Surpasses 2 Million Downloads [August 11: CTA press release]
- Ventra App Exceeds 2 Million Downloads In Less Than 2 Years [August 11: CBS Chicago]
- Madison to close this weekend in Loop as CTA construction continues [August 10: Fox Chicago]
- Sheridan 'L' Stop Assault Charges Announced Against Edgewater Man [August 10: DNAinfo Chicago]
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