Today’s Headlines

  • City: Center-Running BRT on Ashland With Lane Conversions (Tribune, RedEye, DNA)
  • Many Roads in Region Still Closed Due to Flooding (Tribune, Sun-Times)
  • Flooding Delays Metra But Not CTA (Tribune)
  • Red Line Skipping Uptown, Edgewater This Weekend for Track Work (DNA)
  • “Suspicious” Briefcase Closes Red Line for Hours Early This Morning (Tribune)
  • 2 Killed in Pileup on I-294 Near Elmhurst (Tribune, Sun-Times)
  • Yet Another Bike Crash at “Chicago’s Most Crash-Prone Intersection” (Kevenides)

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  • Scott Sanderson

    Is the BRT going to Ashland instead of Western or in addition to? I thought Western had already been chosen.

  • Just Ashland for now, although Western may be a possibility in the future. A WBEZ report a few months ago leaked that the city was planning to built BRT on Ashland between the Orange Line and the O’Hare Line, which is pretty much what they’re doing for the first phase.