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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RTA Investigating Ventra Snafus (Tribune, NBC) Local Politicans Unhappy With Low DBE Participation in Ventra Contract (Sun-Times) Preckwinkle Appoints Ex-Banker to RTA Board (Tribune) Driver hits 4 Cars and Flees After Fight Near Zoo; No Injuries (Tribune) After Pedestrian Injuries, New Stoplight at Broadway/Balmoral (DNA) One Month Later, Red Line Rehab Still Getting Rave Reviews […]

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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 […]