Today’s Headlines

  • CTA Survey Asks Why Customers Haven’t Switched to Ventra Yet (RedEye)
  • Speed Cams Activated by Humboldt, Douglas, Major Taylor Parks (Sun-Times, ABC)
  • Chicago Infrastructure Trust Moving Slowly (Governing)
  • 1 Killed in Wrong-Way Crash on I-55, Other Driver Pulled From Burning Car (Tribune)
  • Female Driver dies After Striking Fire Hydrant in Gresham (Tribune)
  • Woman Dies After Driving Through Red Light in Lincoln Park (Tribune, Sun-Times)
  • Drunk Driver Follows Another Motorist Home, Tries to Run Him Over (Tribune)
  • 239 Cars Towed on First Day of Overnight Winter Parking Ban (Tribune)
  • Why the “Artificially Low Speed Limit” Argument Makes No Sense (Transitized)
  • Memorial Planned for 1946 Naperville Train Tragedy (Tribune)
  • BMX Riders Want to Make Sure Grant Park Skate Park is Open to Bikes (DNA)
  • The CTA Holiday Train Rides Again (Tribune, DNA)

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  • CL

    The CTA is seriously fielding a survey to find out why people haven’t switched to Ventra? Everyone I know who hasn’t switched is waiting because they’ve heard about the problems — in particular, people being charged extra by mistake, but also the other problems and hassles — and they’re waiting for the CTA to fix it.

  • Mishellie

    Yeah. My immediate response was “Because they read and/or watch the news, or at the very least know some other chicagoans who have tried it’

  • Brian

    How about reporting how a speed camera issued a ticket to a parked car? I mean, speed cameras “do the jobs” of the police, right? And they certainly provide for due process, right? All you supporters of speed cameras should really take note, as you continue to support programs like this that remove due process and deny you of your rights. But then again, most of you people sit and hope the government will take care of you.