Today’s Headlines

  • City Announces First 50 Speed Camera Locations (Tribune, DNA)
  • Ventra Card Will Be Available for Free Through End of the Year (Tribune)
  • A Ventra Cheat Sheet (Tattler)
  • Driver Kills 84-Year-Old Pedestrian in Skokie (Tribune)
  • Motorcyclist Killed by Left-Turning Driver in Chinatown (Tribune)
  • Well-Tended Memorial in Streeterville Honors Justyna Palka, Killed by a Driver (Chicago)
  • Ghost Bike Installed to Honor Police Officer Killed While Riding in Palos Heights (ABC)
  • RTA Proposes Merging CTA and Metra Planning Departments (NBC)
  • Construction on New Peterson Metra Stop May Start This Spring (Sun-Times)
  • Beeping at CTA Bus Shelters Helps Visually Impaired Access Transit Tracker Info (RedEye)
  • Metra’s Grand/Western Switching Tower is a Steampunk‘s Delight (NBC)
  • Yard Games and “Blob” Installation Add Life to Union Station (Active Trans)

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Otherwise Bike-Friendly Alderman Pat Dowell Calls for Licensing Cyclists (Sun-Times, CBS) Licensing Bikes Is a Bad Idea (Active Trans, NBC, Transitized) Driver Kills Seven-Year-Old Boy on His Way to School In Chicago Heights (Tribune) Motorist Who Fatally Struck Senior in Glenview Was Not Cited (Tribune) At Sentencing Hearing For Drunk Driver, Officer Recalls the Fatal […]

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Architecture Foundation Launches Contest to Design BRT Stations (DNA) State Hearing This Morning on New Ventra System (Tribune) Winners and Losers in CTA Service Changes (Tribune) South Red Line Shutdown Means Sox Fans Will Need to Adjust Travel Plans (RedEye) Small Fire Cause Delay on Blue Line (Sun-Times) Driver Gets 3 Year Prison for DUI […]

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Pedestrian Killed in Taxi Crash by Midway Airport; Driver Not Charged (Tribune) City Debuts Divvy Cycles at Bike the Drive; Memberships On Sale This Week (Tribune, Sun-Times) Squire Softens Bike-Share Contract Protest; Reilly Nixes Mag Mile Docking Stations (Crain’s) Bike the Drive Opens LSD to Thousands of Cyclists (Tribune, RedEye, CBS) CTA Offers South Siders […]