Today’s Headlines for Thursday, April 7

  • RTA Director: Annual $2.6B Investment Needed to Upgrade Transit System
  • The First of $200M in 2016 Metra Projects Kicks off This Week (Sun-Times, DNA)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Seriously Injured Woman, Dog in West Englewood (DNA)
  • Police Officer: Pickpockets Are Using the “Bump & Stall” Method on Blue Line (Medill)
  • DNAinfo Looks at the Traffic Calming Effect of the Palmer Square Speed Tables
  • Alderman Arena Discusses the Difficulty of Installing Curbside Cafes (DNA)
  • Parking Will Be Banned Near U. of C. Law School During Upcoming Obama Visit (DNA)
  • Overhaul of Park Near MCA Could Include an Undulating Seat Wall (DNA)
  • Mermaid Smiled: Union Station Is Getting Its First Starbucks (DNA)

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  • Chicagoan

    I never once realized that Union Station didn’t have a Starbucks!

    It’ll be quite popular, I’m sure.