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)

Get national headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

ALSO ON STREETSBLOG

Today’s Headlines for Thursday, July 21

|
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 […]

Today’s Headlines

|
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

|
Union Leader Says Free Rides Costing CTA Thousands, CTA Says He’s Wrong (CBS, NBC) “Punkin’ Donuts,” Steps from Train, to be Swapped for Development With 116 Spaces (Transitized) Residents Kvetch About Losing 56 Wrigley Parking Spots. They’re Gaining 493 More. (DNA) Osterman Successfully Fights to Keep Red Light Cam at North End of LSD (DNA) […]

Today’s Headlines

|
Cuts in State Subsidy of Reduced Fares Will Cost the CTA Millions (Tribune) Cubs Propose Ped Bridge From Red Line to to Wrigley Field (DNA) Emanuel Accuses RTA Board of Being Negligent During Metral Scandal (Sun-Times) Osterman Introduces Ordinance to Pedestrianize Kenmore Near Loyola (DNA) More Divvy  Stations Coming to Wicker Park / Bucktown and […]

Today’s Headlines

|
120-Plus People Showed Up for North Side BRT Hearing (Expired Meter) More Writeups of the South Side Open House (DNA, Chicagoist, Medill) Tranpo Experts: BRT Is an Affordable Way to Build New Rapid Transit Lines (Medill) Father Pfleger Accuses CTA Union Boss of Killing Ex-Offender Program (Tribune) All CTA Buses Have Been Outfitted With Better […]