Today’s Headlines

  • Quinn Vetoes Bill for State Regulation of Ride-Share Services (Sun-Times)
  • IDOT Laid Off 58 “Staff Assistants” After IG Reported Patronage Abuses (Tribune)
  • FOIA Reveals CTA Pension Officials Spent Over $20K on Trip to Hawaii (Sun-Times)
  • Meet the Divers Who Are Helping Build the Chicago Riverwalk (Tribune)
  • NIRPC Launching Feasibility Study for Bikes on the South Shore (Active Trans)
  • Portage Park Getting Fewer Divvy Stations Than Previously Announced (DNA)
  • Here Are the Upcoming Edgewater Bike Share Locations (DNA)
  • Injury to Worker Near Roosevelt Causes Delay on Green Line (Tribune)
  • OEMC Workers Shepherd CTA Riders During Blue Line Closure (DNA)
  • Delays on Metra BNSF Line This Morning (Fox)
  • Aurora 5th Grader Wins Metra’s Train Safety Essay Contest (Tribune)
  • Sorry Romantics, CDOT Will Remove Your “Love Locks” From Moveable Bridges (DNA)

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AP Analysis Finds Patronage Hiring at IDOT (Sun-Times) Metra Hires New Chief for Embattled Police Department (Tribune, Sun-Times) Flooding Closes Roads in Cook & Lake Counties (Tribune) Active Trans‘ “Bikes on Wheels” Program Loans Trailer Full of Cycles to ‘Burbs Man Strikes Parking Garage Staffer, Drives Away With Victim on His Hood (DNA) Insurance Company […]