Today’s Headlines

  • CDOT Announces 61 Miles of Arterial Streets to Be Repaved This Year
  • What Motivates Mayoral Candidates to Glad-Hand at CTA Stations? (Tribune)
  • Some Metra Commuters Say Fare Hike Will Cause Them to Take CTA Instead (Sun-Times)
  • Several People Injured In Pileup Involving Pace Bus in Geneva (Tribune)
  • Yesterday’s Brown Line Switching Problems Wreaked Havoc on Morning Commutes (Sun-Times)
  • CTA & Metra Can Provide Train Delay Notice Slips to Explain to Your Boss Why You’re Late (CBS)
  • Look Like the Punkin’ Donuts Will Soon Be Replaced by TOD at Belmont/Clark (Curbed)
  • The City Is Looking for Input as It Develops Its Placemaking Guidelines (Active Trans)
  • Moreno to Division Businesses: Fix Damaged Tree Pits or No Cafe Permits This Year (DNA)
  • Hyde Park Shop DJ’s Bike Doctor Turns to Crowdfunding in Order to Stay in Business (Maroon)
  • Pedestrian Island Will Be Installed on Irving Park Road Near Portage Park (DNA)
  • Advertising Bikes Are Taking Up Space on Wicker Park Racks — Orange You Annoyed? (DNA)

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  • Fred

    Are the Train Delay Notice Slips really necessary? I mean, in the internet age, isn’t it pretty easy to verify a train delay?

  • In theory, but most bosses I’ve worked for that were pissant enough to require “excuse slips” for lateness also wanted to make all verification-of-reason-for-out the problem of the employee. If it took even two seconds or a breath out of line for the boss, it was the employee’s fault and you’d be written up.

  • Lisa Curcio

    Brown line switching problems “wrecked” havoc on the morning commute?

  • R.A. Stewart

    Beat me to it by 8 minutes, fellow language geek! :-)