Today’s Headlines

  • Quinn Names a Panel to Reform Regional Transit, Which Is a Tall Order (Crain’s, ABC)
  • Governor Wants to Eliminate Salaries for Transit Board Members (Sun-Times)
  • Red Line Rehab Is Chugging Along (CBS)
  • Woman Gardening Killed When Boy Gets in Driver’s Seat, Accidentally Hits Gas (NBC)
  • Businesses Say They’re Opening on Ashland to Take Advantage of BRT (Patch)
  • August 20 Workshop Will Brainstorm Ways to Make Clark More People-Friendly (DNA)
  • Blackhawks Parade Was CTA’s Second-Highest Ridership Day (RedEye)
  • Ventra Info Session in Boystown Wednesday (DNA)
  • Ventra Twitter Feed Gets “Hashjacked” (DNA)
  • Active Trans PSA Uses Emoticons to Highlight Danger of Distracted Driving (Active Trans)

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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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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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Transportation Officials Discuss Big Plans for Union Station (Sun-Times) Active Trans Shares a State Transportation Platform With Gubernatorial Candidates Ventra Records Used as Evidence to Charge Man With 3 Sexual Assaults on CTA (Fox) Private Company Offering Service from Chicago to Madison on Vintage Rail Cars (Travel Pulse) 7 Injured After CTA Bus Driver Crashes […]

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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 […]

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