Today’s Headlines

  • City Unveils Proposal for Central Loop Transit Corridor (Tribune, DNA)
  • Security Footage Shows Truck That Hit-and-Run Dustin Valenta (FOX, DNA, ABC)
  • Red Line Service Delayed After Man Jumps in Front of Train, Loses Leg (Tribune, DNA)
  • Transit Agencies Ask State Legislature to Ban Concealed Weapons on Buses, Trains (Tribune, Tattler)
  • CTA Holding Job Fairs for 700 Part-Time Customer Assistant Positions (RedEye)
  • Blue Island Teen Killed in Car Crash (Southtown)
  • Investigators Looking at Speed, Weather Factors in Fatal Antioch Crash (Herald)
  • Metra CEO Apologizes for BNSF Delays (Tribune)
  • Woman Claims CTA Bus Struck Her Car But Agency Won’t Pay Up (Tribune)
  • Tollway Panel Approves Contract of Highway 53/120 Extension in Lake County (Tribune)

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CTA Fires Train Driver From O’Hare Crash (Tribune, NBC) City Announces Plans for 20 Miles of Bike Lanes This Year (Tribune, Sun-Times, DNA) “Transit Future” Proposal for Rail Expansion Is on the Right Track (Atlantic Cities) Editorial: Transit Taskforce’s Call to Consolidate Boards Is on Point (Tribune) Rahm Announces Plans to Repave 13 More Miles […]

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Transit Taskforce Releases Report Calling for a Single Transit Agency (Tribune, Crain’s) Taskforce Links Mike Madigan to Patronage Hires at Metra (Sun-Times) Editorial: Transit Job Patronage Must Be Eliminated Before Funding Is Increased (Tribune) The CTA Has Been Having an April Fool’s Year (RedEye) 1 Killed, 2 Injured in Schaumburg Crash (Tribune) Driver Who Critically […]

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Hearing 6 pm Tonight at CTA HQ on Ventra Fare System (Tribune) Wells Bridge Reopens to CTA Trains (Tribune, DNA) DUI Crackdown in Deering Police District (DNA) Man Killed After SUV Rams His Car on I-57 in Washington Heights (Tribune) Pace Bus Rider Killed in Canaryville After Driver Reportedly Swerves to Miss Pedestrian (Tribune, DNA) […]

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IDOT Seeks Input on State Bike Transportation Plan (Active Trans) State Lawmakers Grill Claypool Over Ventra at Hearing (Tribune, Sun-Times, DNA) CTA Expands Some Bus and Train Service (Tattler) Parking Meter Concessionaire Is “A Parasitic Business” (NBC) Push for Concealed Carry on Public Transit Continues (ABC) Police Say Speed A Factor in Crash That Killed […]

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Other Outlets’ Take on the Loop Pedicab Ban, Likely to Pass Today (Tribune, Sun-Times) Today’s Votes Also Include Ride-Share Ordinance, Valet Parking Crackdown (RedEye) Reps Unhappy With Block Grant Funds Being Used for Repaving (Tribune, Sun-Times) CTA DuPage County Chairman Blames Labor Costs for Financial Woes (Tribune) Man Dies After Being Struck by Teen Driver […]

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Emanuel Says He May Refund Tickets From 2.9 Second Yellow Lights (Tribune) CTA Making Second Attempt to Bid Out 846 Series 7000 Rail Cars (Tribune) Transit Systems Will Test Out Ventra Mobile App in February (Sun-Times, Red-Eye) NJ Company Claims CTA & Metra Infringed on Its Smart Card Reader Patent (Sun-Times) Oak Lawn Man Charged […]