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)

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