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 After He Crawled Under a Stopped Metra Train in Wilmette (CBS)
  • More Reactions to MPC’s Report on Economic Benefits of People Spots (DNA)
  • Cab Driving Is Becoming a More Common Occupation for Women (Crain’s)
  • Why Kevenides Loves & Hates Liability Waivers for Bike Events
  • British School Parents Accuse Tow Truck Company of “Predatory Towing” (DNA)
  • Public Meeting on Damen Blue Art Project Wednesday 6 p.m. at Silver Room (RedEye)

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Cuts in State Subsidy of Reduced Fares Will Cost the CTA Millions (Tribune) Cubs Propose Ped Bridge From Red Line to to Wrigley Field (DNA) Emanuel Accuses RTA Board of Being Negligent During Metral Scandal (Sun-Times) Osterman Introduces Ordinance to Pedestrianize Kenmore Near Loyola (DNA) More Divvy  Stations Coming to Wicker Park / Bucktown and […]

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Lawmakers Laud Illiana at Naming Ceremony for South Suburban Airport (Sun-Times) Wicker Park Committee Endorses 1 Wicker Park TOD Proposal, Pans Another (DNA) Blue Line Closed for Construction Between California & Logan This Weekend (DNA) Brother and Sister Fatally Struck on Unofficial Shortcut Over Metra Tracks (Tribune) Man Dies 3 Days After Truck-Bicycle Crash in […]

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After Times’ Alarmist “Nervous Biker’s Guide,” Chicago Mag Has Good Advice for Newbies The Tribune Looks at Why The Major Taylor Trail Gets Less Ridership Than The 606 Woman Seriously Injured After Van Driver Crashes Into Humboldt Park Cafe (CBS) Woman Charged After Allegedly Pulling a Gun on CTA Bus, Pepper Spraying Driver (Tribune) What Does […]