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 (Tribune)
  • Driver Charged After Hit-and-Run in Oak Park (Tribune)
  • Cabbies Have Mixed Reactions to Stands Set Aside for Green Vehicles (DNA)
  • Group Disparages BRT As “A Cheap ‘L’ Train,” As If That’s A Bad Thing (DNA)
  • Tour De Fat Raises $34K for West Town Bikes (Tribune)

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Driver Fatally Strikes 12-Year-Old Boy in Elgin (Tribune) Man Who Killed Musician in Wrong-Way Crash on I-290 Charged With DUI (Sun-Times) Hit-and-Run SUV Driver Seriously Injures Crossing Guard in West Pullman (ABC) Uber Driver Charged With Kidnapping, Sexually Assaulting Passenger (DNA) Motorist Falls Into Chicago River Following Crash on Congress Parkway Bridge (Tribune) DUI Strike […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, July 25

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Hit-and-Run Driver Who Ran Red, Killing Another Motorist, Charged With Felony (Tribune) Storms Disrupt ‘L’ Service, Knock Metal Canopy onto 3rd Rail Near Medical Center (Tribune) Newly Opened Halsted Bridge by Blue Line Includes a Mid-Block Crossing (DNA) Metra Koan: If a Tree Falls & No One Hears It, Does It Still Disrupt Service? (Sun-Times) […]

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Transit Taskforce Releases Report Calling for a Single Transit Agency (Tribune, Crain’s) Taskforce Links Mike Madigan to Patronage Hires at Metra (Sun-Times) Editorial: Transit Job Patronage Must Be Eliminated Before Funding Is Increased (Tribune) The CTA Has Been Having an April Fool’s Year (RedEye) 1 Killed, 2 Injured in Schaumburg Crash (Tribune) Driver Who Critically […]

Today’s Headlines for Thursday, September 15

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Council Approves Plan to Let 1.5M Drivers Contest Red Light Tickets (Sun-Times) Driver Who Injured Girl, 11, in Chatham Charged With DUI, Hit-and-Run (Tribune) Neighbors: Traffic Controls Needed on Vincennes Block Where Driver Struck Girl (CBS) Driver Who Killed Norman David Esho Charged With Dunning Murder (DNA) After Falling Concrete Injures Passenger, 3 Union Station Tracks Closed (Tribune) […]

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Free Sunday Car Parking Started Yesterday (DNA) Chicago to Reach 25 On-Street Bike Parking Corrals (Sun-Times) Illinoisans Support Statewide Ban on Cell Use While Driving (Sun-Times) Unlicensed Driver Kills Pedestrian in Romeoville (CBS) Motorcyclist in Serious Condition After Dan Ryan Crash (Tribune) Mailman Charged With DUI After Near West Side Crash (Tribune) CTA Should Choose […]