Today’s Headlines

  • New Metra Boss Gets Grilled by Lawmakers, Customers (Tribune, Sun-Times)
  • Metra Board Expected to Select a New Chair Today (Sun-Times)
  • Family of Trooper Injured in Deadly Tollway Crash Sues Trucker (Tribune)
  • While ‘L’ Ridership Has Risen, Bus Use Has Dropped (RedEye)
  • Emanuel Endorses Children’s Memorial Redevelopment Plan (Sun-Times)
  • Transitized’s Map Confirms Lincoln Park Is a Stronghold for Biking, Transit (BWLP)
  • Divvy Releases Ridership Data, Launches Contest to Use It (RedEye)
  • CTA Offers Customizable Transit Tracker App (CBS)
  • Big Trucks Should Have Side Guards to Prevent Right-Hook Deaths (Kevenides)
  • Video: Driver Grudgingly Allows Family to Use Logan Square Crosswalk (Kevenides)

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Claypool Pooh-Poohs Proposal to Combine Transit Agencies Under One Board (Sun-Times) How’s the Red Line Running? (RedEye, DNA) Signal Problems Briefly Stop Red Line Service at 63rd (Tribune) Emanuel Calls for Higher Fines for Parking Infractions, Car Towing (Tribune) Couple Killed in Glenview Garbage Crash Owned Korean Restaurant in Chicago (KoreAm) Metra Trains Running After […]

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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 […]

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Emanuel Says He May Refund Tickets From 2.9 Second Yellow Lights (Tribune) CTA Making Second Attempt to Bid Out 846 Series 7000 Rail Cars (Tribune) Transit Systems Will Test Out Ventra Mobile App in February (Sun-Times, Red-Eye) NJ Company Claims CTA & Metra Infringed on Its Smart Card Reader Patent (Sun-Times) Oak Lawn Man Charged […]

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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 […]