Today’s Headlines

  • LSD Redesign Process Could Stop Road From Becoming a Superhighway (Tribune)
  • Ventra Rollout Moves Forward (Tribune, Tattler)
  • Residents Welcome Speed Cameras on Foster (DNA)
  • Chicago to Start Using Microradar to Count Pedestrians (Forbes)
  • Metra Scandal Has Cost Taxpayers $250K in Legal Fees So Far (Sun-Times)
  • RTA Set to Award Contract to Firm Co-Owned by Former Madigan Aide (Sun-Times)
  • Residents Wants Protected Bike Lanes on Vincennes (Active Trans)
  • Now You Can Ride a Divvy to Dim Sum (DNA)
  • Emanuel Joins Dowell for Bike Tour of Third Ward (Active Trans)
  • Waukegan, North Chicago Move Forward, Separately, on Path Linking Towns (News-Sun)
  • Chicago Needs a Truly Pedestrianized Retail Street (Transitized)
  • An App That Lets Parking Scofflaws Dodge the Denver Boot (DNA)

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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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More Than 100K Chicago Card Users to Get Ventra in Mail This Week (Sun-Times) Quinn Signs Bill Raising Speed Limit on Rural Highways to 70 MPH (Chicagoist) U.S. Rep Lipinski: Allow Public Input in Regional Transit Reform Process (Tribune) FHWA: Illinois Interstates Are the Fifth Busiest in the Nation (Tribune) Cop who Suffered Heart Attack […]

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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 […]