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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CTA Reaches 15 Million Ventra Card “Taps” (CBJ) Red Line Rehab Has Gone Smoothly, Ventra Launch, Not So Much (RedEye) An Update on the Status of CTA Cards Linked to Federal Transit Benefits (Tattler) Chicago Amtrak Ridership Is on the Rise (Sun-Times) 3 Killed, 5 Injured in Head-On Crash in Aurora (Tribune) Several Injured After […]

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Bus Company to Pay $6.75 Million After Artist, 26, Killed in Right-on-Red Ped Crash (Tribune) CTA Says It Has Ventra Bugs Under Control (ABC) Cook County Commissioners Debate Making Changes to the Metra Board (Tribune, Sun-Times) Editorial: An Interim CEO Is Fine, But Metra Needs a New Board (Tribune) Green Line Service Back on Track […]

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City Ready to Bid Out Loop BRT, Transit Center, & Washington/Wabash Station Projects (Tribune) New Renderings of the 3 Projects Released (Tribune) State Finally Approves $3 Million Grant for 70 More Divvy Station in Chicago & ‘Burbs (Sun-Times) Opinion: The Illiana Must Be Stopped (Tribune) Motorcyclist Dies After Rear-Ending SUV in Elgin (Tribune) Man Arrested […]

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With Its First Strategic Plan in the Works, Metra Is Finally Looking Towards the Future (Next City) RTA’s Regional Report Card Finds Transit Ridership Is Up, But New Capital Funding Is Down (Tattler) Metra Fare Hikes Are Proof That We Need to Reboot Regional Transit Funding (Active Trans) With Damen Station Closed, Commuters Scurry to […]

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49th Ward Advisory Board Approves 250-Car Garage Near Rogers Park Lakefront (DNA) American Society of Civil Engineers Gives Illinois Infrastructure a Failing Grade (Tribune, WBEZ) Ridership Drops on North Red Line (RedEye) Street, ‘L’ Closures After “Suspicious Object” Scare by Green Line’s Cottage Grove Stop (Tribune) Person Killed by Metra Train in Hinsdale (Tribune) Burglary […]

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City Proposes $15.7 Million Renovation of Quincy ‘L’ Station (DNA) Is Claypool’s Job at Risk Due to the Ventra Debacle? (Sun-Times) New Ventra Glitch: Man Gets $40 in Transit Credit From a $10 Bill (Sun-Times) Driver Injures Police Officer, 2 Others in Englewood (Tribune) Red Light Cam Footage Shows Cabbie Right-Hooked Cyclist (Kevenides) Family of […]