Today’s Headlines

  • Active Trans Launches Petition to Support Transit Future Funding Campaign
  • Red Line Trains Rerouted to Elevated Tracks After Smoke Detected at Grand (NBC)
  • Emanuel Proposes 2 Different Categories of Ride-Share Licenses (Sun-Times)
  • Aldermen Push Ordinance to Regulate E-Bikes (DNA)
  • Metra Will Hold Next Board Meeting in Wheaton (Tribune)
  • Driver Critically Injures Pedestrian in East Garfield Park (Tribune)
  • Motorist Who Killed Pedestrian in Aurora Had Marijuana in System (Tribune)
  • Blue Washington Station Use Increases After Tranfer Fee Eliminated (RedEye)
  • Despite Corruption Chicago Area Transit Is Economically Efficient (City Notes)
  • Niles Board Approves Final Draft of Bike and Ped Plan (Bugler)
  • More coverage of BBF Bikes, a Female Focused Shop (RedEye)
  • Cyclists Rejoice in the Arrival of Spring (Depaulia)

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CTA Provides a Performance Update on Ventra (Sun-Times, RedEye, NBC) Cubic Claims Ventra Will Be Running Smoothly by End of Year (Tribune) 47th Ward Doing “Block Audit” Survey As Part of Participatory Budget Process (DNA) Motorist Killed in Metra Crash after Driving Around Crossing Gates (Tribune, NBC) Driver Finally Charged in 2012 Death of Cicero […]

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Broadway Protected Lanes Will Improve Safety in Uptown (DNA) Schwartz’s Wrigley Traffic Study Pushes Transit, “Divvy Bike Night” (Crain’s) Illinois Transportation Coalition Pushes for Better Infrastructure Funding (Post-Dispatch) Waguespack Worries About Divvy Again, Implying It’s a Waste of TIF Funds (Sun-Times) Fioretti: Let Cabs Use the McCormick Place Busway (Sun-Times) Drunk Driver Gets 5 Years […]

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Free Sunday Car Parking Started Yesterday (DNA) Chicago to Reach 25 On-Street Bike Parking Corrals (Sun-Times) Illinoisans Support Statewide Ban on Cell Use While Driving (Sun-Times) Unlicensed Driver Kills Pedestrian in Romeoville (CBS) Motorcyclist in Serious Condition After Dan Ryan Crash (Tribune) Mailman Charged With DUI After Near West Side Crash (Tribune) CTA Should Choose […]

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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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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 […]