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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After Crash, NTSB Considers Emergency Recommendations to the CTA (Tribune) Passenger Files First Lawsuit After Blue Line Wreck (Sun-Times) City Plans to Bring 4-G Wireless to 12 Miles of Chicago Subway (DNA) Former CTA Manager John Plante Tapped for Metra Board (Sun-Times) Walgreens Plans to Install Ventra Machines in the Coming Weeks (RedEye) Emanuel: Red […]

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Claypool Pooh-Poohs Proposal to Combine Transit Agencies Under One Board (Sun-Times) How’s the Red Line Running? (RedEye, DNA) Signal Problems Briefly Stop Red Line Service at 63rd (Tribune) Emanuel Calls for Higher Fines for Parking Infractions, Car Towing (Tribune) Couple Killed in Glenview Garbage Crash Owned Korean Restaurant in Chicago (KoreAm) Metra Trains Running After […]

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