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)

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