Today’s Headlines

  • Consolidation of Wabash’s Randolph and Washington Stations Delayed by FTA Rules (RedEye)
  • INRIX Study Shows Chicagoland Congestion is Actually Improving (DNA)
  • Illinois Senate Passes 70 MPH Speed Limit (Tribune)
  • “Worries” About BRT on Ashland (RedEye)
  • Chamber Wants to Revitalize Clark Between Diversey and Barry by Calming Traffic (DNA)
  • Rain Garden Planned for Kimball/Milwaukee/Woodard “People Plaza” (DNA)
  • Department of Labor Orders Metra to Pay $38K to Safety Whistleblower (Tribune, Sun-Times)
  • Trains Delayed on Metra Union Pacific Northwest Line Due to Manpower Problems (Tribune)
  • Fare Dispute in Highland Park Delays Inbound Metra Train (DNA)
  • 10th Edition of ‘El Stories” Transit Tales Review Departs Every Saturday (Tattler)

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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 […]

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Oberman: Sorry, Metra Fare Hike Won’t Lead to More Service (Sun-Times) Metra’s UP-West Line Delayed after Train/Truck Collision; No Injuries (Tribune) CTA Riders Sound Off on Random Bag Checks (RedEye) Meetings Announced for 45th Ward Participatory Budgeting Process (DNA) Husband of Actress Killed While Biking on Trail Is Suing Forest Preserve District (Tribune) Second Man […]

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Yesterday’s Blizzard Delayed Planes, Trains and Automobiles (Tribune) Derailment Causing BSNF Delays Today (Tribune) Man Driving While High in Maywood Seriously Injures 2 Pedestrians (Tribune) Video: Terrifying Car / Metra Train Collision in Desplaines, No Injuries (NBC) CTA Moves Forward With Plan for 4G Service in Subways (RedEye) A Profile of Martin Oberman, New Metra […]

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Many Questions Remain About Downtown CTA Bus Crash That Killed 1, Injured 8 (Tribune) Active Trans: Despite Illiana Victory, There Are Still Many Transportation Battles Ahead in Springfield Illinois Tollway’s Chair, Executive Director Stepping Down (Tribune) 4 Injured After SUV Driver Runs Red Light in Park Ridge (Tribune) Metra Electric Trains Delayed by Problems With […]

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More Metra Trouble: Deputy CEO Placed on Administrative Leave (Crain’s) Speed Cameras Installed by Horner Park (DNA) Green Line Shutdown for Cermak Work Rescheduled for Next Week (CTA) Amtrak Train Delayed Six Hours by Flat Spot on Wheel (Tribune) Problems With Ventra Transit Benefit Program (RedEye) How Are Bike Lanes Perceived in African-American Neighborhoods? (People […]

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Transpo Professionals Respond to Tom Kaeser’s  Anti-BRT Letter (Sun-Times) Metra Board to Interview 4 CEO Candidates, Including Orseno (Sun-Times) Death of Tollway Worker Exposes Weakness in Trucking Regulations (Tribune) SUV Driver Killed Female Pedestrian in East Side Hit-and-Run (Tribune) 2 Injured in North Park Pileup (Sun-Times) Metra Passengers Stranded on UP West Train for 3 […]