Today’s Headlines

  • Ventra Tripling the Number of Call Center Reps to 300 Starting Today (RedEye)
  • Transit Union Calls for Suspending Ventra Until Bugs Are Fixed (Tribune, Sun-Times)
  • Ventra-Compatible Cards Issued to Some Metra Monthly Pass Holders (Tribune)
  • Judge Allows Prosecutor to View Medical Records in Fatal Plainfield DUI Case (Southtown)
  • Truman College’s Ill-Advised Free Student Parking Policy (Transitized)
  • Northwestern Prof Savages Dowell’s Proposal to License Bicyclists (Crain’s)
  • A Dysfunctional Ventra Card Is a Scary Halloween Costume (Tattler)

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  • Fred

    I’m assuming there will be a whole post dedicated to CDOT Commissioner Gabe Klein resigning?

  • C’mon back to the transportation-tech capital of the country…

  • Ted King

    The picture at the other end of the Tattler link is rather neat – an abused, Ms. “UNVALUED CUSTOMER“. But shouldn’t your lede refer to “Ventra” ?

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