Today’s Headlines

  • Chicago-to-Quad-Cities Passenger Rail Line Is Slowly Moving Forward (Quad Cities Times)
  • Almost 1,500 People Have Filled Out Survey About Impact of Lincoln Bus Cancellation (DNA)
  • Hyde Park SSA Considers Providing Free Trolley Service on 53rd (DNA)
  • Dillard Quits State Legislature to Chair RTA (CBS)
  • Klein Touts the Potential of Transit to Boost Cities’ Economies (Nashville Biz Blog)
  • Parents Complain After Woman Kicked Off Train for Non-Payment; Metra Changes Policy (NBC)
  • Flooding Temporarily Shut Down Sections of the Blue Line, Ike (RedEye)
  • More on the Museum Campus Transportation Task Force (RedEye)
  • Drunk Driver Hits Cars, Food Mart, Fish Sculpture in Rogers Park (DNA)
  • Thieves Use Fake IDs to Test Ride, Steal Bikes From Local Shops (CBS)
  • Bizarre Seattle Bike Design Beats Chicago’s “Blackline” in Oregon Manifest Contest (RedEye)

Get national headlines at Streetsblog USA

ALSO ON STREETSBLOG

Today’s Headlines

|
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 […]

Today’s Headlines

|
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 […]

Today’s Headlines

|
U.S. DOT Recommends Ashland BRT, Red & Purple Rehab for Federal Funding (Tribune) TOD Ordinance Called “Stupid” at Meeting on Low-Parking Building by Sheridan Stop (DNA) Western Closed This Weekend for Bloomingdale Bridge Transplant (The 606, DNA) Rough Winter for Amtrak (Tribune) No Charges for Driver Who Killed Female Pedestrian in Aurora (Tribune) Rahm: Contractors […]

Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, January 19

|
Kevenides: City Tried to Have Bike Lanes Classified as “Recreational Facilities” to Limit Liability CTA Plans to Add 27 All-Electric, Standard-Size Buses to Its Fleet (Sun-Times) More Coverage of the Campaign for More Frequent Metra Electric Service (DNA) Charges Pending Against Driver in Fatal, Possibly Alcohol-Related NW Side Crash (Sun-Times) Family of Woman Killed by […]

Today’s Headlines

|
Quinn and Rauner Discuss Viewpoints on Public Works Investments at Forum (Tribune) Predictably, Motorheads Gripe About Quinn’s Veto of 70 MPH Speed Limits (Tribune) Barrington Hills Board May Vote to Ban Bikeways From the Village Altogether (Herald) Think 311 Is a Joke? City Hall Is Seeking Input on How to Improve It (Sun-Times) Resident Gets […]

Today’s Headlines

|
Tribune: New Study Proves Red Light Cams Don’t Improve Safety. Actually, They Do. Emanuel Wants to Introduce His Own Ordinance to Codify Privatization Process (Sun-Times) Broadway Named One of USA’s Best PBLs of 2014 (RedEye, Chicagoist) City Debuts an Online Map of Residential Parking Zones (DNA) Emanuel Halts Rent-Free Use of City Land by United Center Parking Companies (Sun-Times) […]