Today’s Headlines

  • CTA to Spend $2 Billion for up to 846 New Rail Cars (Tribune)
  • Coalition Pushes for a New Blue Line Station at Nagle and Bryn Mawr (DNA)
  • Three Killed When Jeep Flips in Little Village (Tribune, Sun-Times, ABC)
  • Traffic Congestion Sends 56 Billion Pounds of CO2 Into Atmosphere (WBEZ)
  • Plans for Riverwalk Makeover Unveiled Tonight at Chicago Architecture Foundation (DNA)
  • Metra Investigating Why Train Ran For Several Minutes With Door Open (Tribune, RedEye)
  • Are Driverless Cars the Wave of the Future or Will People Choose Transit? (Chicago Magazine)
  • Investigation Shows Pace Workers Spend Hours Watching YouTube Videos (NBC)
  • Riders for Better Transit Summit to Address Region’s Transportation Challenges (CNT)
  • Greater Good Studio Seeks Help Developing Transit App (Gapers Block)

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