Today’s Headlines

  • Transit Taskforce Releases Report Calling for a Single Transit Agency (Tribune, Crain’s)
  • Taskforce Links Mike Madigan to Patronage Hires at Metra (Sun-Times)
  • Editorial: Transit Job Patronage Must Be Eliminated Before Funding Is Increased (Tribune)
  • The CTA Has Been Having an April Fool’s Year (RedEye)
  • 1 Killed, 2 Injured in Schaumburg Crash (Tribune)
  • Driver Who Critically Injured Female Pedestrian in Norwood Park Charged With DUI (CBS)
  • Divvy and The Gap Will Share Seasonal Employees (Tribune)
  • Bloomingdale’s Ashland Bridge Removed Ahead of Schedule (DNA)
  • Lyft Car-Sharing Does Oureach to Potential Drivers on the South Side (DNA)
  • The Heat Is Off: CTA Shuts Down Platform Warmers for the Season (RedEye)
  • Artists Takes Pothole Repair Into His Own Hands (Tribune)

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