Stopping And Staying Under The Bus Shelter

Stopping And Staying Under The Bus Shelter


DO NOT BELIEVE THERE WAS ANY FOUL PLAY INVOLVED IN THE ACCIDENT. THEY DO NOT CONSIDER THIS A CRIMINAL ACTION. NOW, TO THE MYSTERY OF THE MISSING CTA BUS BENCH. IT HAS BEEN GONE FOR WEEKS AND SOME THOUGHT IT WAS TO PREVENT THIS, PEOPLE HANGING OUT IN THE SHELTER NOT EVEN WAIT IDENTIFYING BUS. ERIC HILLARY CLINTONS IS IN CHATHAM TRYING TO ANSWER WHO TOOK THE BENCH. Reporter: IT IS SOMETHING THOUSANDS OF CHICAGOANS DO EVERY DAY. BUT AT THIS BUS SHELTER NEAR 79th AND COTTAGE GROVE, WAITING FOR A RYE ISN’T WHAT IT USED TO BE. RIGHT NOW, YOU’VE BEEN CATCHING THEM FOR ABOUT SIX MONTHS. EVERY DAY? EVERY DAY. WITH YOUR BABY? WITH MY BABY. Reporter: HIS 2-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER TREASURE HUDDLED UP INSIDE HIS COAT AS THEY TRY TO ENDURING THE ELEMENTS. THEY CAN’T SAY THE BECAUSE THIS SOUTH SIDE SHELTER HAS NO BENCH. THESE DAYS, MY BACK IS HURTING TOO. Reporter: ANTHONY TATE IS A DISABLED VETERAN WOULD RELIES ON THE CTA. THE BENCH WAS REMOVED EARLIER THIS MONTH. WHEN I BE CATCHING THE BUS HERE, ALMOST EVERY DAY, THERE ARE STILL PEOPLE STANDING HERE. Reporter: HE’S RIGHT. THE LACK OF SEATING HASN’T STOP LOITERING. THE WEEKEND AFTER THE BENCH WAS REMOVED, PEOPLE BROUGHT OUT THEIR OWN CHAIRS AND SAT INSIDE THE BUS SHELTER. CBS 2 REACHED OUT TO EIGHTH WARD ALDERMAN MICHELLE HARRIS. SHE SAID SHE THOUGHT THE CTA WAS BEHIND THE BENCH’S REMOVAL. THE CTA SAYS THEY AREN’T RESPONSIBLE. THE CITY’S DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION IS WHO THEY SAY WE NEED TO TALK TO. SO WE CALLED CDOT. THEY ALSO SAY THEY HAVE NO IDEA WHERE THE BENCH IS. BUT THEY PLAN ON REPLACING IT. THE CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF

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