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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$15M Belmont Blue Upgrade Will Include Permanent Prepaid Boarding (Curbed) Metra Proposes 5.8% Fare Hike to Take Effect February 1 (DNA) CTA Gets $400K Grant to Incorporate Divvy Info, Payment Into Ventra App (FTA) Ventra App Has Been Downloaded 1 Million Times (Tribune) Tribune Looks at the Transportation Lockbox Amendment Four ‘L’ Stations Will Receive Artwork […]

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Ventra Cards Go On Sale at Stations and Retail Outlets Today (Tribune, Sun-Times, CBS) Wrong-Way Driver on Eisenhower Who Killed 2 Women charged With DUI (Sun-Times) Pickup Driver Strikes 2 Cars, Killing 1 and Injuring 3, Flees Scene in Humboldt Park (DNA) Motorcyclist Fatally Injured After Striking another Biker in South Deering (DNA) Preckwinkle Speaks […]

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Alderman Arena Upset About Not Getting Veto Power on Speed Camera Locations (DNA) City Passes Ordinance for Stiffer Penalties Near Transit Stops (DNA) CTA Promises to Extend 111th Street Service to New Walmart (Tribune) New Ventra Users Gripe About their Experiences (Tribune, NBC) CTA Mailing Out 15,000 Ventra Cards a Day (RedEye) Man Who Killed […]

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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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CTA Reaches 15 Million Ventra Card “Taps” (CBJ) Red Line Rehab Has Gone Smoothly, Ventra Launch, Not So Much (RedEye) An Update on the Status of CTA Cards Linked to Federal Transit Benefits (Tattler) Chicago Amtrak Ridership Is on the Rise (Sun-Times) 3 Killed, 5 Injured in Head-On Crash in Aurora (Tribune) Several Injured After […]

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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 […]