Today’s Headlines

  • Citizens Vent About Ventra at CTA Budget Hearing (Tribune, Sun-Times)
  • A Sarcastic Guide to the Benefits of Ventra (HuffPo)
  • Active Trans Leads Study to Improve the Illinois Prairie Path
  • Man dies in Rollover Crash on Dan Ryan at 87th (Tribune)
  • Charges Filed Against Trucker Who Fell Asleep at Wheel, Killing Trooper (Tribune)
  • Vet Stops Woman’s Suicide Attempt at Argyle Station (CBS)
  • Local Responses to “Is It OK to Kill Cyclists?” (Steven Can Plan, Tiny Fix)
  • Can Handlebar Cams Save the Day in Bike Crash Cases? (Crain’s)
  • Parking Ticket Geek Provides Tips on Fighting Fines (DNA)
  • Former ‘L’ Racing Champ Adham Fisher Wants to Set Record on Boston’s T (Boston)
  • CTA Using Social Media to Track Down Woman Who Left Alligator at O’Hare (Tribune)
  • Yep, Somebody Recorded a (Slightly NSFW) Ventra Rap Song (RedEye)

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Otherwise Bike-Friendly Alderman Pat Dowell Calls for Licensing Cyclists (Sun-Times, CBS) Licensing Bikes Is a Bad Idea (Active Trans, NBC, Transitized) Driver Kills Seven-Year-Old Boy on His Way to School In Chicago Heights (Tribune) Motorist Who Fatally Struck Senior in Glenview Was Not Cited (Tribune) At Sentencing Hearing For Drunk Driver, Officer Recalls the Fatal […]

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Nobody Was at Controls of Blue Line Car That Crashed, Injuring 33 (Tribune, CBS, NBC) Witness to Blue Line Crash: “Big Boom and Then Everybody Flew” (Tribune) Preckwinkle Taps Former CTA V.P. for Metra Board (Sun-Times) Teen Driver Who Killed Man on Victim’s Birthday Tested Positive for Pot (Tribune) Arlington Heights Man Arrested on 7th […]

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CTA Reaches 15 Million Ventra Card “Taps” (CBJ) Red Line Rehab Has Gone Smoothly, Ventra Launch, Not So Much (RedEye) An Update on the Status of CTA Cards Linked to Federal Transit Benefits (Tattler) Chicago Amtrak Ridership Is on the Rise (Sun-Times) 3 Killed, 5 Injured in Head-On Crash in Aurora (Tribune) Several Injured After […]

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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 […]

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Over 60 Workers Could Lose Jobs in Money-Saving CTA Reorg (RedEye, Sun-Times) Man Who Left Friend at Fatal Crash Negatively Compared to 9/11 Heroes (Tribune) Fallen Cyclist Bobby Cann to Be Memorialized With Street Sign at Crash Site (RedEye) Naperville Man Arrested for Driving 124 MPH (Tribune) Yet Another Metra Board Member Leaving in Wake […]

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Thresholds Nonprofit Does Outreach to Homeless Individuals on the CTA (RedEye) Driver Who Had Been Drinking Injured 2 Lake County Deputies in Crash (Sun-Times) Drunk Driver Who Killed Good Samaritan Who Tried to Stop Him Gets 16 Years (Tribune) San Hamel’s Lawyer Filed Petition to Have Homicide Charge Dismissed Again (Ride on Bobby) Panel: What […]