Today’s Headlines

  • CMAP Board Votes 10-4 to Reject the Illiana Tollway (Tribune)
  • After Ventra Registration Snafus, CTA Pushes Back Deadline to Switch Cards (Sun-Times, DNA)
  • Top 5 Ventra Complaints (RedEye)
  • Emanuel Says City Will Seek Plenty of Input Before Moving Forward With BRT (Sun-Times)
  • Car Driver Hits CTA Bus in East Garfield Park , Injuring 8 (DNA)
  • 8 Hurt When Cabbie Cuts Off #3 Bus on Mag Mile (DNA)
  • Driver Strikes Three Children in Englewood, No Life-Threatening Injuries (Sun-Times)
  • Safe Passages Worker Shot at Along Route in Grand Boulevard (DNA)
  • Transportation Committee Approves Honorary Streets Sign for Bobby Cann (RedEye)
  • Emanuel Rules Out Raising City Gas Tax (Sun-Times)
  • Osterman: Sheridan Road Construction Should Be Completed Next Week (DNA)
  • Bears Game and Marathon Predicted to Create “Absolute Gridlock” in South Loop (DNA)

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