Today’s Headlines for Friday, November 4

  • $50 Million in Loans to Revitlize 63rd Street From Cottage Grove to Pulaski (Crain’s)
  • “Mobility Partnerships” Between Public & Private Ride Providers Are Needed (Active Trans)
  • Metra Prepared for Highest-Ridership Day Ever Today Due to Cubs Parade (Daily Herald)
  • And, Yes, Cubs Fans Are Packing CTA and Metra on Their Way to the Parade (Sun-Times)
  • No Bikes on CTA Today; Divvy Is Providing Valet Service at the Ballpark & Shedd (DNA)
  • Driver Struck and Injured Pedestrian in Naperville (Tribune)
  • Driver Jumps the Curb, Crashes Into Decorative Planter, No Serious Injuries (Uptown Update)
  • What Do You Do After Your Parked Bike Is Struck by a Hit-and-Run Driver? (Chainlink)
  • Car Engineer: My Experience With CTA Informs My Support of Michigan Tax for Transit (UCS)
  • Fill Out a CTA Customer Satisfaction Survey & You Could Win a Cash Prize

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Chiberia II Causes Metra Delays, Havoc on Some Local Roads (Tribune) Teen Who Killed Elderly Niles Pedestrian Charged With DUI  (Suburban Chicago) Driver Who Intentionally Struck Bike Tour Group Gets 5 Years (Kevenides) Opinion: New Metra Safety Technology Is Overdue (Sun-Times) Ex-Metra Police Chief Says Scathing Report Is Unfair (NBC) CTA Has Doubled Its Hiring […]

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South Shore Wins Active Trans‘ Broken Spoke Award as the Only U.S. Commuter Line to Ban Bikes Metra Is Bracing for State Funding Cuts by Considering Fare Hike & Service Cuts (Tribune) Teenage Driver Jumps Curb, Kills 46-Year-Old Man in West Pullman; Citations Pending (Tribune) 80-Year-Old Man Fatally Struck in Crystal Lake, Driver Not Cited (Sun-Times) Driver Sentenced […]

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CTA Faces $10.1 Million Deficit; Claypool Vows No Fare Hikes or Service Cuts (Tribune) CTA to Fix Slow Zones on Blue Line Between Logan Square and Damen (DNA) Another Metra Board Member Asked to Step Down Due to Residency Issues (Tribune) Claypool: Unlike Metra, CTA is Accountable to Voters (Sun-Times) Driver Who Fatally Struck Tibetan […]

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Otherwise Bike-Friendly Alderman Pat Dowell Calls for Licensing Cyclists (Sun-Times, CBS) Licensing Bikes Is a Bad Idea (Active Trans, NBC, Transitized) Driver Kills Seven-Year-Old Boy on His Way to School In Chicago Heights (Tribune) Motorist Who Fatally Struck Senior in Glenview Was Not Cited (Tribune) At Sentencing Hearing For Drunk Driver, Officer Recalls the Fatal […]

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CTA Launches $1 Million Study of Forest Park Branch Overhaul (Tribune) Pension Plan for CTA Employees Sues Agency Over Prescription Drug Savings (Crain’s) Metra Commuters Frustrated by BNSF Line Delays (Sun-Times) How IDOT’s Obstructionism Is Hurting Chicago Cyclists (Freeman) Teen Who Killed 4-Year-Old in DUI Gets $1,989 fine, Probation (Tribune) Man Falls From Motorcycle, Fatally […]