Today’s Headlines

  • Coalition Pushes for a More Ped-, Bike- and Transit-Friendly LSD (Active Trans, CBS)
  • Ethics Panel to Investigate Madigan Patronage Allegations (Tribune)
  • Bill Daley Calls for Abolishing the RTA, a “Bureaucratic Frankenstein” (Journal-Register)
  • The RTA Ain’t Pretty But It Is Necessary (Sun-Times)
  • Who Gets to Appoint the Local Transit Board Members? (Sun-Times)
  • Driver, 89, Dies After Submerging SUV in Arlington Heights Pond (Tribune)
  • Woman Sues Metra, Claiming Faulty Crossing Gate Led to Husband’s Death (Tribune)
  • Michael Keating Named Chair of National Bicycle Litigation Committee (Keating)
  • Happy 50th Birthday to the Lakefront Trail (Trails for Illinois)
  • Sundresses and Step-Through Bikes: a Great Combo for Summer Commuting (Ding Ding)

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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 […]

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Emanuel Says He May Refund Tickets From 2.9 Second Yellow Lights (Tribune) CTA Making Second Attempt to Bid Out 846 Series 7000 Rail Cars (Tribune) Transit Systems Will Test Out Ventra Mobile App in February (Sun-Times, Red-Eye) NJ Company Claims CTA & Metra Infringed on Its Smart Card Reader Patent (Sun-Times) Oak Lawn Man Charged […]

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City Ready to Bid Out Loop BRT, Transit Center, & Washington/Wabash Station Projects (Tribune) New Renderings of the 3 Projects Released (Tribune) State Finally Approves $3 Million Grant for 70 More Divvy Station in Chicago & ‘Burbs (Sun-Times) Opinion: The Illiana Must Be Stopped (Tribune) Motorcyclist Dies After Rear-Ending SUV in Elgin (Tribune) Man Arrested […]

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After Crash, NTSB Considers Emergency Recommendations to the CTA (Tribune) Passenger Files First Lawsuit After Blue Line Wreck (Sun-Times) City Plans to Bring 4-G Wireless to 12 Miles of Chicago Subway (DNA) Former CTA Manager John Plante Tapped for Metra Board (Sun-Times) Walgreens Plans to Install Ventra Machines in the Coming Weeks (RedEye) Emanuel: Red […]