Today’s Headlines

  • CTA Board Approves $25.6 Million Contract for Next 5 Blue Line Station Rehabs (Tribune)
  • State Spending Freeze Jeopardizes The 606’s Skate Park, Many Other Park Projects (DNA)
  • Emanuel Calls Rauner’s Proposed Cuts to Transit “Bad Economics” (Sun-Times)
  • Driver Fatally Strikes 68-Year-Old Woman in Des Plaines (Sun-Times)
  • Motorist Fleeing Police Injures Woman, Rams CTA Bus in West Garfield Park (RedEye)
  • Police Renewing Call for Info on Driver Who Critically Injured Woman in Dunning (DNA)
  • Active Randomly Checking 2,600 Bags at CTA Stations, Cops Have Found Zilch (RedEye)
  • Hawthorn Woods Opposes Proposal to Build New Road Through Sensitive Wetlands (Crain’s)
  • CTA Increasing Service for St. Pat’s, Big 10 Tournament (Sun-Times)
  • Ex-Active Trans Staffer Keith Holt Named Advocate of the Year at National Bike Summit (AWB)

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  • JKM13

    Good thing we got the funding for the Circle, er Byrne Interchange, in time.
    Those 2 seconds per trip drivers will save once its all complete will be a huge economic win for Chicago.

  • Matt F

    The 606 was getting a skate park? I scanned the article and saw nothing, Can anyone confirm this?

  • Yep, a “wheel-friendly” skate and bike park in Walsh Park, by the east end of the trail.