CTA Alerts double as news provider
I love it when our CTA wireless alerts do double duty as key news provider.
Of course, my all-time favorite was "airplane blocking 55th Street," and was the first I heard of the Southwest Airlines plan skidding off the runway last December.
Then, there are the alerts from CTA_HQ that are very informational, but leave out key facts, such as this one where they failed to mention that the street was blocked because a CTA bus had struck and killed a bike rider: "Due to a street blockage, #66 Chicago buses rerouted in both directions via Chicago, Milwaukee and Ashland."
Just a minor detail, eh?
Today, CTA Alerts told us all about Italians partying in the street after their World Cup victory: "
You also have to check out his post about what led up to Zidane's Red Card disqualification today, just because it's a great headline:
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