Today’s Headlines

  • Coalition Pushes for a More Ped-, Bike- and Transit-Friendly LSD (Active Trans, CBS)
  • Ethics Panel to Investigate Madigan Patronage Allegations (Tribune)
  • Bill Daley Calls for Abolishing the RTA, a “Bureaucratic Frankenstein” (Journal-Register)
  • The RTA Ain’t Pretty But It Is Necessary (Sun-Times)
  • Who Gets to Appoint the Local Transit Board Members? (Sun-Times)
  • Driver, 89, Dies After Submerging SUV in Arlington Heights Pond (Tribune)
  • Woman Sues Metra, Claiming Faulty Crossing Gate Led to Husband’s Death (Tribune)
  • Michael Keating Named Chair of National Bicycle Litigation Committee (Keating)
  • Happy 50th Birthday to the Lakefront Trail (Trails for Illinois)
  • Sundresses and Step-Through Bikes: a Great Combo for Summer Commuting (Ding Ding)

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RTA Releases Ventra Audit, Says CTA Has Seen Little Financial Impact (Tribune, Sun-Times) Interim RTA Director Appointed in Wake of Harassment Allegations (Tribune, Herald) 4 Windy City Rollers Injured by Driver Evading Police (RedEye) More Than $10K Raised for Family of Hector Avalos (RedEye) Trucker Sentenced to 4 Years for Fatal 2009 DUI (Tribune) Lessons […]

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Flooding leads to closures on Edens, Kenedy and Ike, Transit Delays (Tribune, Sun-Times) Sinkhole in South Deering Swallows 3 Cars During Downpour (Sun-Times) RTA Concerned About Spike In Free Ride Permits for Disabled Riders (Tribune) Don’t Call It a Trail: APA Attendees Tour Bloomingdale “Linear Park” (DNA) BRT Design Contest Includes Stations in Loop, Pilsen […]

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RTA Audit: Metra Board Lied About Reason for CEO’s Hefty Severance (Tribune, NBC) U.S. Rep Lipinski: Metra Mess Could Impact Federal Funding (Crain’s) RTA Board to Discuss Five New Options for Distributing Transit Funds (Tribune) Walsh Construction Wins Bloomingdale Trail Contract (DNA) SUV Driver Kills 83-Year-Old Man in Hit-and-Run (DNA) Bike-A-Bee Founder Jana Kinsman Assaulted […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, September 19, 2016

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Bicycling Magazine Names Chicago #1 Bike-Friendly City in Semi-Annual Contest (Tribune) Comparing the Argyle Shared Street to Actual Asian Shared Streets (Transitized) Some People Don’t Want Diverter Trial, Starting Today, if it Means More Car Traffic Elsewhere (Sun-Times) Whose Idea Was the Diverter? DNAinfo Shares the Facts North Branch Trail Extension’s First Section Will Open Wednesday (Tribune) […]

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Poor Metra Chiberia Performance Leads to Legislative Hearings, RTA Review (Tribune, Sun-Times) Ordinances Would Allow More Leeway on Buying & Displaying City Stickers (DNA, Expired Meter) Downsized Infrastructure Trust Project Finally Approved (Tribune) Starting Today, Some People With Disabilities Will Need to Feed Meters (DNA) 6 Injured in West Town DUI (DNA) Cyclist Struck From […]

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Chicago Gets Ready for Bike-Share (AP) CTA Ratchets Up Its Bus Cleaning (Tribune) Emanuel, LaHood Celebrate Bike to Work Day (DNA) Woman Killed by Hit-And-Run Driver near Bridgeport Gallery (Tribune, Sun-Times) Man Killed While Sticking Head Out Car Window In South Shore (Tribune) Many Dies in Marynook Motorcycle Crash (Tribune) Police Seeking Info on Englewood […]