Manny Ramos Reporter
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Manny Ramos is a staff reporter at the Chicago Sun-Times via Report for America, a not-for-profit journalism program that aims to bolster the paper's coverage of communities on the South and West sides.

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292 Articles
3 months ago
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Street takeovers throughout city devolve into clashes with police, arrests and car impoundment

The illegal street takeovers, organized and fueled by social media, resulted in clashes with police late Friday on th...

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3 months ago
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Chicago street takeovers: They’re secret, dangerous, illegal — and have a devoted following

A crackdown has had little impact on the events, which feature cars drifting and doing other stunts. They are organiz...

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4 months ago
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CTA signs $30 million contract to bring K-9 units back to rail system

Teams will consist of two unarmed guards working with a dog to complement the existing security presence on CTA prope...

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4 months ago
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CTA to install 1,300 tactile signs on bus stops to help riders with visual impairments

The No. 20 Madison route features the new signs but crews will add them along 11 other routes over the next few months.

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4 months ago
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Englewood Nature Trail gets $20 million boost from a federal grant

The federal funding to support the Englewood Nature Trail was widely applauded by local leaders as a way to not only ...

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4 months ago
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CTA awarded nearly $29 million in federal grant to buy electric buses, modernize Humboldt Park ga...

About $3.4 million of the money will be spent on 10 e-buses. Another $13.2 million will be used to upgrade the Chicag...

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4 months ago
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Illinois announces six-year program to invest $34.6 billion in transportation, infrastructure

Much of the Illinois Department of Transportation’s funding for this program is coming from the state’s $45 billion R...

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4 months ago
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CTA boss Dorval Carter Jr. unveils plan to fix reliability, safety concerns

“The pandemic changed everything. How we live, how we work and — most notably for public transit agencies — how we ge...

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4 months ago
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Chicago awarded $3.9 million to improve traffic signal technologies that prioritize buses

It is one of 10 projects across the country to receive a federal grant to build advanced intelligent transportation s...

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4 months ago
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Illinois gearing up for significant investment in EV charging network along highways

The federal government will be delivering $5 billion over the next five years across the country — with Illinois rece...

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4 months ago
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More CTA riders are getting attacked, like Dan Beam, who fought off six robbers

A Sun-Times analysis finds the number of violent crimes on L and subway trains and buses has risen to a level not see...

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4 months ago
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CTA funding plan for $3.6 billon Red Line extension uses almost $1 billion in property taxes

To extend the Red Line to 130th Street, the CTA hopes to land a $2.16 billion federal grant and must come up with $1....

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