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    • CTA Pays $245K to Additional Vendor to Make Ventra Courtesy Calls (CBS)
    • City Divulges More Details of Cold-Weather Divvy Plan (Sun-Times, Tribune)
    • Veteran Courier Mike Morell Provides Tips for winter Divvy Riding (Sun-Times)
    • Starting November 12, Undocumented Illinoisans Can Apply for Drivers Licenses (Sun-Times)
    • Family of Woman Killed in Garbage Truck Crash Suing Village of Skokie (Tribune)
    • Elgin-O'Hare Expressway Renamed, Gets Additional Funding (Tribune)
    • A One-Pager on the Benefits of Protected Bike Lanes (Transitized)
    • Yellow Cabs Got Their Start in Chicago (DNA)
    • Fake Ventra Twitter Account Makes Light of Fare Card Woes (Tattler)

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

According to Star:Line Chicago, "The 2034sight Plan is an ambitious — and achievable — ten-year framework to lay the groundwork to modernize Chicagoland’s existing local passenger rail system."

July 19, 2024

A semi driver fatally struck a person walking on Lower Wacker Drive. Did a locked gate contribute to the crash?

The victim may have been walking in the street because a gate limiting pedestrian access on the south side of Wacker was locked at the time.

July 19, 2024

This is Grand! CDOT cuts ribbon on new protected bike lanes on a key West Side diagonal street

The project also has lots of other nifty Complete Streets features, like raised crosswalks, bus islands, and the conversion of a dangerous slip lane to a new plaza.

July 18, 2024
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