Today’s Headlines

  • Four North Red Line Stations Will Be Rebuilt, Made ADA Compliant (Sun-Times, RedEye)
  • … But South Siders Complain About the Wait for the Red Line Extension (Tribune)
  • More Deets About Metra’s Clout Hiring Files (Tribune)
  • CTA Approves $13.4 Million Contract for Anti-Bus Bunching System (RedEye)
  • Chicagoist Checks Out the Transit Future Campaign
  • TOD Proposed for Jeff Park Station but Neighbor Complain It’s Too Dense (DNA)
  • Sales Center at CTA HQ Closing, Riders Encouraged to Use Nearby Ventra Center (RedEye)
  • Company Touting Street Cleaning Parking App Offers to Pay Old Tickets (DNA)
  • A Guide to Cargo Bike Shops, Part 1 & Part 2 (DDLR)

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