Today’s Headlines

  • CDOT Announces Bike Share System, Called “Divvy” Will Launch This Spring (Tribune)
  • Illinois Senate Votes for School Bus Safety Cameras; Drivers Whine (Tribune, Expired Meter)
  • Lawsuit Over Fatal 2012 Megabus Crash (Tribune)
  • Ashland Overpass at Pershing Slated for Demolition (DNA)
  • Driver Shot to Death in West Pullman, Crashes Into House (Tribune)
  • Motorist Exposes Himself, Then Runs Over Man in Niles Parking Lot (Sun-Times)
  • After Multiple Cases of Cars Smashing Into Storefronts, Hinsdale Considers Bollards (Tribune)
  • No Surprise: Property Values Are Higher Near Transit Stations (Medill)
  • Veteran Cab Driver Lobbies for Fare Increase (Sun-Times)
  • Bloomingdale Murals Will Be Removed Due to Lead Paint Concerns (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

CTA Provides a Performance Update on Ventra (Sun-Times, RedEye, NBC) Cubic Claims Ventra Will Be Running Smoothly by End of Year (Tribune) 47th Ward Doing “Block Audit” Survey As Part of Participatory Budget Process (DNA) Motorist Killed in Metra Crash after Driving Around Crossing Gates (Tribune, NBC) Driver Finally Charged in 2012 Death of Cicero […]

Today’s Headlines for Friday, November 6

Pace’s Bus-on-Shoulder Shows That When You Speed Bus Service, Ridership Booms (MPC) Emanuel Defends His Record on Taxi / Ride-Share Parity (Sun-Times) Uber’s Carpooling Service UberPool Is Coming to Chicago Soon (Tribune) EPA Testing Finds High Levels of Pollution on Union Station Platforms (Tribune) As City Recruits Riverwalk Vendors, Focus Is on Making It a […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, December 14

Anti-Displacement Protesters Take Over 18th Street in Pilsen (DNA) Lawrence Road Diet Has Made Street Ripe for Development — What Should Go There Next? (DNA) Actor Who Took Metra to Visit Family Fatally Struck While Walking From Station (Sun-Times) Driver Cited After Seriously Injuring 3 Pedestrians at Division and Ashland (Sun-Times) Elderly Woman Crashes Car […]

Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, April 28

NTSB Meeting Today on Cause of 2014 Escalator Crash at O’Hare Blue Line Stop (Sun-Times) Activists Hope New CTA Chief Could Mean Return of 31st, Lincoln Bus Lines (DNA) Workers Remove Concrete Bridge West of Wilson Red Line Stop (Uptown Update) Englewood Fitness Center Owner Applauds Divvy’s Expansion to the Neighborhood (DNA) Motorcyclist Strikes Pedestrian […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, October 17

$15M Belmont Blue Upgrade Will Include Permanent Prepaid Boarding (Curbed) Metra Proposes 5.8% Fare Hike to Take Effect February 1 (DNA) CTA Gets $400K Grant to Incorporate Divvy Info, Payment Into Ventra App (FTA) Ventra App Has Been Downloaded 1 Million Times (Tribune) Tribune Looks at the Transportation Lockbox Amendment Four ‘L’ Stations Will Receive Artwork […]

Today’s Headlines

Internal CTA Study: Low-Income Ventra Users Less Likely to Register Cards (Tribune) Ousted Metra CEO Agrees to Talk With RTA Board About Memo (Tribune, Sun-Times) CDOT to Install $786K in New Speed Bumps (Sun-Times) Divvy Expansion Starts This Week; Lincoln Square to Get Several Stations (Patch) Man Charged With First-Degree Murder In Bedford Park Hit-and-Run […]