Today’s Headlines

  • CTA Construction to Eliminate Brown Line Slow Zones on Near North Side (DNA)
  • CDOT Stripes Buffered Lanes on South Halsted (DNA)
  • DuPage County Recommends John Zediker to Join Scandal-Plagued Metra Board (NBC)
  • Shaw: Metra Board Member Shouldn’t Have Donated to Preckwinkle Campaign (Sun-Times)
  • Driver Killed, Passenger Critically Injured in Long Grove Wreck (Tribune)
  • City Installing Stoplight at Broadway and Balmoral, Where Pedestrian Was Struck (DNA)
  • After Attacks on Sauganash Trail Residents March to “Take Back the Trail” (DNA)
  • Hyde Parkers Confused by Safe Passages Signs Since No Schools Have Closed There (DNA)
  • Ventra Users Kvetch About the New System on Twitter (RedEye)
  • Video: What Happens When You Don’t Respect Metra’s “Quiet Car” (Business Insider)

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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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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, March 23

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After Mayor Announces Plan to Widen Lakefront Trail, Active Trans Declares Victory Following Brussels Attack, Chicago Police Step Up Security at CTA Stations (Tribune) Group That Attacked Red Line Rider With Hammer Faces Attempted Murder Charges (DNA) Intoxicated Uber Passenger Attacks Driver, Nearly Causing Car to Run Off Road (Tribune) Imagine What a Nightmare It Would […]

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Editorial: Suburbs Are Too Lenient With DUIs, Which Can Lead to Tragedy (Tribune) Scholarship Created to Honor Fallen Cyclist Jacob Bass; Family Investigating Crash (DNA) CTA Plans to Upgrade Orange Line With Series 7000 Rail Cars (RedEye) Evanstonians Surveyed About Their Interest in Extending Purple Express Hours (RedEye) Metra Announces UP West Construction Will Cause […]