Today’s Headlines for Monday, March 20

  • Twice as Many Bike Tickets Issued in Black Communities Than White and Latino Areas (Tribune)
  • Daniel Solis, 5, Dies after Being Struck by Turning Driver at 37th and Ashland (DNA)
  • Police: 3 Cases of People Being Punched, Robbed on or Near Loop Red Line Stops (DNA)
  • A Roundup of Regional Sustainable Transportation Projects (Active Trans)
  • $125K Will Be Spent to Create a New Master Plan for Jeff Park (DNA)
  • 302 Metra Cars Will Get New Electrical Outlets, Bathrooms, Seats & Floors (DNA)
  • New Engineers Train With 5 Video Simulators at Metra Headquarters (Tribune)
  • Parking Garage at 145 S. Wells Will Soon Be Demolished for 20-Story Office Tower (Curbed)
  • Water Taxi Season Kicks Off Today (Curbed)
  • Why and How CTA Tokens Went the Way of the Dinosaur (WBEZ)
  • Meeting to Discuss Lakefront Trail Separation Wednesday 4-7 PM in Lincoln Park (Active Trans)
  • Meeting on the “Low Line” Proposal for Public Space Under Brown Line 3/28 (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, January 7

CTA Plans to Make All Stations Accessible Within 20 Years (Tribune) Crain’s: Illinois Will Be Penalized in $480 Million Bond Sale to Fund Infrastructure NW Indiana’s Infrastructure Outlook May Not Be as Rosy as It Seems (Tribune) Former VP of LAZ Parking Charged With Fraud (Sun-Times) Police: Armed Robbery Perpetrated on the Blue Line in […]

Today’s Headlines for Friday, July 29

TransitCenter Releases Stats About Chicago Public Transportation Use (Active Trans) In Chicagoland Mode Choice Really Depends on Where You Live (MPC) MPC‘s MarySure Barnett Talks About Infrastructure on WGN Metra May Build New Train Line From LaSalle Street Station to Balmoral Park (Tribune) Chicago Man Get 3 Years for DUI Crash That Killed Girlfriend (Fox) […]

Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, March 23

After Mayor Announces Plan to Widen Lakefront Trail, Active Trans Declares Victory Following Brussels Attack, Chicago Police Step Up Security at CTA Stations (Tribune) Group That Attacked Red Line Rider With Hammer Faces Attempted Murder Charges (DNA) Intoxicated Uber Passenger Attacks Driver, Nearly Causing Car to Run Off Road (Tribune) Imagine What a Nightmare It Would […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, November 30

Laquan McDonald Protests Shut Down the Mag Mile on Black Friday (Tribune) Metra Launching Weekday and Weekend Express Trains on Rock Island Line (Sun-Times) New Equipment Will Help Metra Avoid Frozen Switches This Winter (Sun-Times) Metra Completes Initial Repairs of Homewood Station (Tribune) Man Charged With Aggravated DUI After Altercation Leads to Deadly Crash on […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, May 4

First Public Meeting on Logan Development With 387 Parking Spaces Takes Place Thursday (Curbed) Car Donations Offer a Band-Aid Solution to Transportation Problems in Poor Communities (Tribune) Bike Rider Ricardo Longoria, 44, Fatally Struck in Oak Lawn (Tribune) 2 Seniors Killed, Several People Injured, in Bridgeview Crash (Tribune) Man Charged With Reckless Homicide After Crash That Killed […]

Today’s Headlines for Thursday, June 16

Bike Courier Blaine Klingenberg Died After Crash With Tour Bus (Tribune, CBS, DNA) John Bills, Found Guilty in RedFlex Scandal, May Be Sentenced to 30 Years (Tribune) Metra Board Approves $3 Million Contract to Renovate Calumet Station (Sun-Times) Metra Honors Winners of This Year’s Safety Poster & Essay Contest (Patch) New TOD Next to Belmont Red […]