Today’s Headlines for Friday, November 11

  • CTA Hopes to Get Council to Approve Transit TIF Before Trump Takes Over (Tribune)
  • Active Trans Releases Chicago River Trail Plan, Including a Cool Image of 606 Extension
  • Man Who Blew Red, Killing Another Driver, Charged With Homicide (Sun-Times)
  • Ex-RedFlex CEO Karen Finley Gets 21/2 Years for Chicago Bribery Scheme (Tribune)
  • Metra Expected to Approve Third Fare Hike in 3 Years (Tribune)
  • Cubs Rally Was Record-Breaking Day for CTA With 1.1 Million Rides (DNA)
  • Is a Shift Away From Passes Behind CTA’s Falling Ridership? (CTBA)
  • South Shore Bike-on-Board Program Gets Less Use Than Hoped For (Tribune)
  • 33-Unit TOD Proposed Next to Belmont Red Stop Would Have Zero Parking (Curbed)

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  • Anne A

    Fewer bikes on South Side trains than they expected? Perhaps that had something to do with the limited number of runs on which there was capacity for bikes? Thoughts?

  • Jared Kachelmeyer

    Well that and you couldn’t actually get on/off at most stations.

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