Today’s Headlines

  • 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 While Riding (Tribune, Sun-Times)
  • Kinsman’s Assailants’ SUV May Have Been Captured on Video (DNA)
  • Bike Ride Saturday to Raise Awareness of Need for 31st Street Bus (DNA)
  • Cahill: Chicago to St. Louis Route Is the Wrong Way to Do High-Speed Rail (Crain’s)
  • A Tale of Two Cities: Bike Improvements in Chicago and D.C. (Georgetown Voice)
  • Steven Shares Divvy Riding Tips With Chicago Magazine

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Ex-Metra CEO Alex Clifford Interested in Getting His Job Back (Sun-Times) City/Suburb Divide Keeps RTA Board From Setting Funding Estimates for Transit Agencies (Tribune) Seven Years Prison for Driver in Fatal Aurora Hit-and-Run (Tribune) Flood of Support For Bike-A-Bee’s Jana Kinsman After Logan Square Attack (DNA) Tips on What to Do If You Are Harassed […]

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CTA Blasts Moody’s for Downgrading Its Credit Score (Reuters, Crain’s) CTA and Metra Shoot Down RTA Proposal to Consolidate Borrowing Authority (Tribune) Are the Suburbs Getting Their Fair Share of Transit Funding? (Herald) Upcoming CTA Meetings, Construction Projects and Other Landmarks (RedEye) Petition Calls for Fewer Parking Spots at New Wrigley Development (DNA) Cab Driver […]

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BRT Meeting Attendee: Cars Are the Status Quo, But Aren’t More Important Than Transit (DNA) Residents Speak Up for a More Ped-, Bike- and Transit-Friendly LSD Rehab (DNA) Driver Killed While Trying to Keep Up With Funeral Procession (NBC) Yet Another Transit Board Member Steps Down Due to Double Dipping (Crain’s) Rush Defends Role in […]

Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, June 30

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AP Report: Average Car Commute in CHI Region Is 29 Minutes, Transit Commute Is 49 Letter From RTA Chair Kirk Dillard: It’s Time to Invest in Public Transportation (Crain’s) Editorial: Positive Train Control Requirement Is an Unfunded Mandate (Tribune) Amtrak Hopes Union Station Makeover Will Return the Facility to Its Former Glory (Tribune) Amtrak Will […]

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Sweet! State Law Will Be Clarified to Explicitly Allow Bicyclists to Pass on Right (Active Trans) Metra Board Member Shared Confidential Memo With CEO Prior to Severance (Tribune, Crain’s) Wilson Red Line Station Rehab Delayed by Extension of Bid Deadline (RedEye) As Part of Deal to Pedestrianize a Block of Kenmore, Loyola Opens Garage to […]

Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, June 17

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Federal Judge Rules Against Illiana, Possibly Killing It — SBC’s Take on the News Later Today (Crain’s) Yellow Line Service Isn’t Returning Anytime Soon (Tribune) No Citations After Driver Fatally Strikes 5-Year-Old Girl in Hoffman Estates (Tribune) Hit-and-Run Driver Seriously Injures Woman in West-Suburban Montgomery (Sun-Times) New Aviation Chief Calls High-Speed Rail to O’Hare “Essential […]