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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“We Don’t Want the New Ventra CTA System” Petition Launched (Tribune) Residents Object to Proposal for New LSD Access Road in South Loop (DNA) Tribune Editorial: The Ventra Pre-Paid Debit Card Is Problematic Driver Charged in Fatal Brighton Park Hit-and-Run Had Prior DUIs (Tribune, Sun-Times) Woman Charged With DUI After Killing Pedestrian Near O’Hare (Tribune) […]

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CTA: Red Line Rehab Is on Schedule and Within Budget (CTA) State Audit Finds Sloppy Bookkeeping at IDOT (Tribune) RTA: Higher Senior Population Will Boost Transit Ridership (Sun-Times) SUV Driver Seriously Injures Boy in Aurora Hit-and-Run (CBS) Police Looking for SUV Driver Who Critically Injured Man In Bedford Park (Tribune) Driver In Fatal Barrington Hills […]

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Ex-Metra CEO Speaking to RTA Today About Patronage Memo (Tribune, Sun-Times) Buffered Lanes Installed on Wells, Where Cyclist Was Killed in Dooring Crash (DNA) Couple Ignores Rules Clearly Printed on Divvy Kiosk, Whines About “Hidden Fees” (DNA) Edgewater Resident Pushing for “Edgewater Beachwalk” Boardwalk (DNA) Driver Fatally Strikes Beloved Fairview Heights Resident on His Bike […]

Today’s Headlines for Thursday, July 21

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Driver Who Killed Dr. Gary Toback Cited, Family & Colleagues Mourn Toback (ABC) Man Charged in Hit-and-Run Crash That Killed Firefighter in Rogers Park (WGN) Chicago Woman Charged in Minivan Crash, Home Invasion in Wilmette (Tribune) Tribune: Heatwave May Slow Metra Commutes, Make Walking & Biking “Miserable” Money From Sale of Skyway Will Be Used […]

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In Wake of Bribery Scandal, Waguespack Calls for Halting Red Light Camera Program (Expired Meter) Active Trans Calls for Protected Bike Lanes on Milwaukee Avenue (Active Trans) Mislabeled Trains Confuse Customers During Brown Line Re-Route (Tribune, RedEye) Red Line Commuters Brace for Heavy Ridership During Today’s Snowstorm (Sun-Times) Gas Prices Are Historically High for the […]

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Metra Ex-CEO Clifford Implicates 2 Board Members in Patronage Complaint (Tribune) About 10% of South Red Line Riders Have Stopped Riding CTA (Tribune, Sun-Times) Sustainable Englewood Wants Neighborhood to Benefit From Rail Yard Expansion (DNA) Cyclists Speak Out for South Side Facilities, Protected Lanes at IDOT Bike Meeting (DNA) Cabbies Gripe About Initiative to Encourage […]