Today’s Headlines for Tuesday August 15

  • CTA Trains Stopped at Fullerton After Body Discovered on Tracks (Tribune)
  • City Is Working to Integrate Divvy and Ventra Payment Systems (Sun-Times)
  • Emanuel Cuts the Final Ribbon on the Fullerton/Damen/Elston “Hotdog” Bypass Project (DNA)
  • Wall Street Journal Looks at How a Hedge Fund Billionaire Funded Lakefront Trail Improvements
  • McDonald’s “Vendor Village” TOD With Space for 1K Workers, 40 Cars, Breaking Ground (Curbed)
  • People Who Park Cars at Vernon Hills Metra Station Will Be Able to Pay Via an App (Tribune)
  • Bike to the Marktown Centennial Celebration 8/18 8 AM From the Spoke & Bird Cafe
  • “Bike the Eclipse” Ride 8/21 12:30 PM From Buckingham Fountain (Active Trans)
  • Rogers Park Business Alliance Hosts at Forum on TODs on 8/23 7 PM at 7212 N. Clark (Ald. Moore)

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  • crosspalms

    That eclipse ride is on the 21st

  • Chicagoan

    Did the person touch the third rail?

  • Chicagoan

    The crowds at Belmont were something to behold.

  • crosspalms

    That eclipse ride is on the 21st

  • planetshwoop

    Divvy Ventra integration is good. Divvy/Metra/CTA integration would be grand!

  • Carter O’Brien

    I lucked out and bailed on the CTA just in time to get the last Divvy at Southport. Pictures of the Belmont crowds were insane!

  • what_eva

    They’re talking about Divvy integration via the Ventra app. App already has Metra integration…

  • planetshwoop

    I mean that you can transfer from the CTA to Divvy the way one goes from bus to train on the CTA.