Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, June 30

  • AP Report: Average Car Commute in CHI Region Is 29 Minutes, Transit Commute Is 49
  • Letter From RTA Chair Kirk Dillard: It’s Time to Invest in Public Transportation (Crain’s)
  • Editorial: Positive Train Control Requirement Is an Unfunded Mandate (Tribune)
  • Amtrak Hopes Union Station Makeover Will Return the Facility to Its Former Glory (Tribune)
  • Amtrak Will Rehab Switches at Union Station, Causing Minor Metra Delays (Tribune)
  • 3 Police Officers, 2 Civilians Hospitalized After Crash in Little Village (Tribune)
  • Upgrades Planned for Waukegan Metra Station (Herald)
  • Rally Held to Protest Eviction of Homeless From Wilson Viaduct (DNA)
  • Uber Launches Recruitment Drive on South & West Sides (DNA)
  • Disgruntled Neighbor Launches Petition to Remove Lincoln Hub (DNA)
  • Riding the Bloomingdale Trail on a Rainy Monday Morning (DNA)
  • An Outpouring of Love From Tribune Readers for the Chicago Pedway

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