Today’s Headlines

  • Emanuel Says He May Refund Tickets From 2.9 Second Yellow Lights (Tribune)
  • CTA Making Second Attempt to Bid Out 846 Series 7000 Rail Cars (Tribune)
  • Transit Systems Will Test Out Ventra Mobile App in February (Sun-Times, Red-Eye)
  • NJ Company Claims CTA & Metra Infringed on Its Smart Card Reader Patent (Sun-Times)
  • Oak Lawn Man Charged for Several Sexual Abuse Cases Aboard CTA Trains in 2012 (Tribune)
  • Customers: If Metra Did a Better Job of Checking Tickets, They Wouldn’t Have to Raise Fares (Tribune)
  • Tattler: CTA Should Raise Fares to Fund Capital Improvements
  • Moreno Voices Support for Affordable Housing Development by the Bloomingdale Trail (DNA)
  • Van Driver Badly Damages the Night Ministry’s New Bus in Wicker Park Crash (DNA)
  • Active Trans Responds to the Trib’s “Ban Bikes for a Day” Op-Ed
  • Chicago Contractors Should Be Using Skid-Resistant Road Plates (Kevenides)
  • Why Does Bus Bunching Happen? (WBEZ)

Get national headlines at Streetsblog USA

ALSO ON STREETSBLOG

Today’s Headlines

|
CTA Faces $10.1 Million Deficit; Claypool Vows No Fare Hikes or Service Cuts (Tribune) CTA to Fix Slow Zones on Blue Line Between Logan Square and Damen (DNA) Another Metra Board Member Asked to Step Down Due to Residency Issues (Tribune) Claypool: Unlike Metra, CTA is Accountable to Voters (Sun-Times) Driver Who Fatally Struck Tibetan […]

Today’s Headlines

|
Despite Additional Staff, Live Ventra Helpline Not Available 24/7 (Sun-Times) CTA Fires 8 Workers Over Blue Line Crash, Slacking on the Job (CBS) Truck Driver Killed in Dan Ryan Crash (DNA) Crowd Drags Man Out of Car and Beats Him After He Strikes 2 Peds (Sun-Times) 9 Hurt in East Chicago Crash, Including 2 Police […]

Today’s Headlines

|
“Transit Future” Campaign Calls for New Revenue for Public Transportation (Tribune) Metra Will Hire Chief Audit Officer as Safeguard Against Corruption (Tribune) 450 Non-Union Metra Employees Will Get Raises (Sun-Times) Rahm Intros Ordinance Letting Aldermen Opt Out of Free Sundays (Tribune, DNA) New Cubs Remote Lot Angers North Center Residents (DNA) Chicago Ridge Woman Dies […]

Today’s Headlines

|
O’Hare Line Rehab Launching in March With 5 to 20 Minute Delays for Riders (Tribune) Black Workers Spend 14 More Minutes a Day Commuting Than Whites (Atlantic Cities) Niles Considers BRT-Style Improvements to Its Free Bus (Herald-Spectator) CDOT Adding More Crews to Combat Pothole Plague (DNA) City Should Prevent Pothole Bike Crashes Before They Happen […]

Today’s Headlines

|
Metra Will Funnel Crowds Through Union Station’s Great Hall During Special Events (Tribune) Businesses Have Left Fullerton/Damen/Elston in Advance of Street Reconfiguration (DNA) Track Fire Near Logan Square Stop Delays Blue Line (Tribune) First Phase of Devon Streetscape Is Nearly Completed (DNA) Petition Against Veteran’s Housing in Humboldt Cites Density, Parking as Concerns (DNA) Rogers […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, February 29

|
BGA’s Shaw: Rich Pensions for CTA Execs & Board Members Are Unfair to Transit Riders (Sun-Times) Waguespack Wary of O’Hare Express Plan: “Taxpayers Are Gonna Have to Backstop It” (DNA) Driver Charged With Felony DUI for Red Light-Running Crash That Seriously Injured 2 Boys (Tribune) How Southsiders & Northsiders Joined Forces to Win Back CTA […]