Today’s Headlines

  • 35th Ward Alderman Rey Colón Arrested for Alleged DUI (Sun-Times)
  • Sheriff’s Deputy Facing 3rd DUI Charge Still on the Job (Sun-Times)
  • Violent Crimes & Thefts on CTA Declined in 1st Half of 2014 (CBS)
  • Women Share Stories of Sexual Harassment on the CTA (RedEye)
  • Checking Out the Rehabbed Harrison Red Line Stop (Tattler)
  • Construction Underway on New 35th Street Bike/Ped Bridge (DNA)
  • Inspector General: Metra Employees Routinely Falsify Timesheets (Crain’s)
  • Ding Ding Let’s Ride Hosting a Picnic Bike Brunch August 17 in Arrigo Park
  • Video: Inside the World of Chicago Bike Polo (WGN)

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New Metra UP-North Station at Peterson Delayed One Year (Sun-Times) Better to Have No Bike Lock Than a Cable Lock in Chicago? (The Wire) 14-Year-Old Girl Killed By Driver on Route 53 in Joliet (CBS) Truck Driver Crashes Into CTA Bus at Cottage Grove & 79th, Injures 10 Aboard (RedEye) Get Ready For Many CTA […]

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