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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 on Motorcycle Died From Injuries in Crash (Tribune)
    • CTA Plans to Overhaul Cars Used on Orange and Brown Lines (Tattler)
    • Sheridan Stop Wins "Crust Station" Contest for Grossest CTA Facility (RedEye)
    • Highland Park Bicycle Rules Amended to "Urge" Helmet Use by Kids Under 16 (Tribune)
    • Nearly New Bike Shop Relocates Out of Hotel Chateau Building (DNA)
    • Gallery: A Walk on the Bloomingdale Line (Curbed)

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We are all in an underperforming Chicagoland transit network. But some of us are looking at the Star:Line.

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