Today’s Headlines

  • CTA Pays $245K to Additional Vendor to Make Ventra Courtesy Calls (CBS)
  • City Divulges More Details of Cold-Weather Divvy Plan (Sun-Times, Tribune)
  • Veteran Courier Mike Morell Provides Tips for winter Divvy Riding (Sun-Times)
  • Starting November 12, Undocumented Illinoisans Can Apply for Drivers Licenses (Sun-Times)
  • Family of Woman Killed in Garbage Truck Crash Suing Village of Skokie (Tribune)
  • Elgin-O’Hare Expressway Renamed, Gets Additional Funding (Tribune)
  • A One-Pager on the Benefits of Protected Bike Lanes (Transitized)
  • Yellow Cabs Got Their Start in Chicago (DNA)
  • Fake Ventra Twitter Account Makes Light of Fare Card Woes (Tattler)

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New Meter Deal Could Mean an Additional $517 Million for CPM (Tribune) Locations Announced for 23 Divvy Stations in 43rd Ward (DNA) CTA Eliminates Some Ventra Prepaid Debit Card Fees (Sun-Times) Waguespack Pushing for “Tickets, Tickets, Tickets” for Bike Infractions (DNA) LEED-Certified Rental Building Will Bring 227 Cars to West Loop (DNA) State Senate Passes […]

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Metra May Join Ventra Soon (DNA) Hilkevitch Eats His Words on Divvy (Tribune) Divvy Stat Junkies, Feast Your Eyes on This (Tribune) Governor Signs Statewide Ban of Cell Phone Use While Driving (Tribune) SUV Driver Killed in Crash on Kennedy in Bucktown (Tribune) Pickup Truck Driver Killed in New Lenox Rollover Crash (Tribune) Off-Duty Chicago […]

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Ventra Outage at 60 Stations Leads to 15,000 Free Rides (Tribune, Sun-Times) Union Station Needs to Be Rebuilt But Is There Political Will? (Crain’s) Troopers Fill Courtroom at Hearing for Trucker Who Killed Their Colleague (Tribune) Does Chicago Have the Courage to Implement Gold-Standard BRT? (MPC) Transitized Deconstructs an Error-Riddled Sun-Times Opinion Video on Divvy […]

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College Students Get Their Ventra Cards This Week (Sun-Times, NBC) CTA Rolls Out White-Painted Ventra Outreach Buses (DNA) Rough Week for Metra, Now Missing 4 Board Members (Tribune, Active Trans, Chicagoist) Top Orland Park Cop Refused O’Halloran’s Offer To Overhaul Metra Police (Sun-Times) Homeless Man found Dead in Ravenswood From Possible Hit-and-Run (DNA) Pedestrian Struck […]

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RTA Investigating Ventra Snafus (Tribune, NBC) Local Politicans Unhappy With Low DBE Participation in Ventra Contract (Sun-Times) Preckwinkle Appoints Ex-Banker to RTA Board (Tribune) Driver hits 4 Cars and Flees After Fight Near Zoo; No Injuries (Tribune) After Pedestrian Injuries, New Stoplight at Broadway/Balmoral (DNA) One Month Later, Red Line Rehab Still Getting Rave Reviews […]

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Madigan’s Influence on Metra Detailed in Report by Legislature Watchdog (Tribune, Sun-Times) CTA Bus Ridership Is Down for the 17th Straight Month (RedEye) Yesterday Was the Last Day to Pick Up a Free Ventra Card (RedEye) Public Meeting on Proposed Chicago/Sheridan PBLs in Evanston July 19 (Sun-Times) Talking to Divvy Users About Their Helmet Habits […]