Today’s Headlines

  • 120-Plus People Showed Up for North Side BRT Hearing (Expired Meter)
  • More Writeups of the South Side Open House (DNA, Chicagoist, Medill)
  • Tranpo Experts: BRT Is an Affordable Way to Build New Rapid Transit Lines (Medill)
  • Father Pfleger Accuses CTA Union Boss of Killing Ex-Offender Program (Tribune)
  • All CTA Buses Have Been Outfitted With Better Ventra Software (Sun-Times)
  • Evanston Reaches 5.25-Percent Bike Mode Share (Active Trans)
  • London bike-Share Has Hit a Speed Bump, But Divvy Is Cruising Along (Crain’s)
  • Ambulance Driver, a Repeat Offender, Charged With DUI after Crash (RedEye)
  • Rahm: Winter Divvy Riding Is Safe, But Use Common Sense (DNA)
  • Online CTA Equipment Auction: Buy Yourself a Third Rail (Tribune, Chicagoist)

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Internal CTA Study: Low-Income Ventra Users Less Likely to Register Cards (Tribune) Ousted Metra CEO Agrees to Talk With RTA Board About Memo (Tribune, Sun-Times) CDOT to Install $786K in New Speed Bumps (Sun-Times) Divvy Expansion Starts This Week; Lincoln Square to Get Several Stations (Patch) Man Charged With First-Degree Murder In Bedford Park Hit-and-Run […]

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Tons of CTA Construction Projects Going on this Fall (RedEye) Man Killed in Humboldt Park is 4th Person Fatally Struck on North This Year (DNA) Driver Kills Pedestrian in Southwest-Surburban Rockdale (Sun-Times) Should Metra Be Doing More to Prevent Suicides? (Tribune) Opinion: Milwaukee’s Bublr Bikes Are a Better Deal Than Chicago’s Divvy (Tribune) Plan Commission […]

Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, January 19

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Kevenides: City Tried to Have Bike Lanes Classified as “Recreational Facilities” to Limit Liability CTA Plans to Add 27 All-Electric, Standard-Size Buses to Its Fleet (Sun-Times) More Coverage of the Campaign for More Frequent Metra Electric Service (DNA) Charges Pending Against Driver in Fatal, Possibly Alcohol-Related NW Side Crash (Sun-Times) Family of Woman Killed by […]

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After Crash, NTSB Considers Emergency Recommendations to the CTA (Tribune) Passenger Files First Lawsuit After Blue Line Wreck (Sun-Times) City Plans to Bring 4-G Wireless to 12 Miles of Chicago Subway (DNA) Former CTA Manager John Plante Tapped for Metra Board (Sun-Times) Walgreens Plans to Install Ventra Machines in the Coming Weeks (RedEye) Emanuel: Red […]

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Fare For O’Hare Workers Temporarily Waived Until New CTA Cards Arrive (Tribune) Study Finds Chicago Police Getting More Aggressive About Busting DUIs (DNA) State Lawmakers to Hold Hearing on Metra CEO’s Golden Parachute (Tribune) Monteno Man Dies After Driving Car Into a Ditch (Tribune) Elderly Driver Drags Cyclist 20 Feet Under Car in Rolling Meadows […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, October 17

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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 […]