After the Alert: Attempted bank robbery spurs Rogers Park bus reroutes
It seems that CTA Alerts often scoop media outlets with reports on big stories that happen across the city.
"Clark st blocked pratt to lunt... both directions buses rerouted pratt ashland to howard and reverse. Believed bank robbery".
The alert came about an hour after the incident started. But the first story I saw on the Tribune's site was posted after 11 am.
It reminds me of one of my all-time favorite CTA Alerts: "airplane blocking 55th Street...."