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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