Today’s Headlines

  • CTA Provides a Performance Update on Ventra (Sun-Times, RedEye, NBC)
  • Cubic Claims Ventra Will Be Running Smoothly by End of Year (Tribune)
  • 47th Ward Doing “Block Audit” Survey As Part of Participatory Budget Process (DNA)
  • Motorist Killed in Metra Crash after Driving Around Crossing Gates (Tribune, NBC)
  • Driver Finally Charged in 2012 Death of Cicero Pedestrian (Tribune)
  • Girl Maces CTA Driver Over Fare Dispute (NBC)
  • Urban Flooding Increases Transportation Costs (CNT)
  • Transit Union Member Poll Shows 93 Percent Disapproval of Emanuel (NBC)
  • How Will It Impact a Bike Crash Claim if the Driver Isn’t Ticketed? (Kevenides)

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After Improved Ventra Performance, CTA Has Begun Paying Cubic (NBC) Oberweis, Who Pushed to Raise IL Speed Limit, Has 11 Speeding Tickets (Tribune) State Senator Silverstein Behind Proposed Ban on Driving With Google Glass (DNA) Osterman Wants to Make Broadway/Devon More Ped-Friendly (DNA) Female Car Driver Killed in Crash With Tanker Near Crete (Southtown) Conversion […]

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CTA Orders Cubic to Immediately Address Ventra Problems (Tribune, NBC) Aldermen Beale and Fioretti Call for Hearing on Ventra Snafus (Sun-Times, CBS) Shocking Sun-Times Exposé: Loop BRT Will Require Relocating Water Mains Active Trans Launches a Petition Against Dowell’s Proposed Bike Tax A Non-Cyclist Who Loves Bikes Skewers the Licensing Proposal (Gapers Block) Bigger Railroad […]

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$15M Belmont Blue Upgrade Will Include Permanent Prepaid Boarding (Curbed) Metra Proposes 5.8% Fare Hike to Take Effect February 1 (DNA) CTA Gets $400K Grant to Incorporate Divvy Info, Payment Into Ventra App (FTA) Ventra App Has Been Downloaded 1 Million Times (Tribune) Tribune Looks at the Transportation Lockbox Amendment Four ‘L’ Stations Will Receive Artwork […]