Today’s Headlines

  • Proposed Federal Budget Deal Could Include Funds For Red Line Rebuild (Crain’s)
  • Tollway Examining Tri-State Rebuild, Could Add More Lanes For Cars, Buses (Tribune)
  • Mayor Backs New Zoning Incentives For Affordable Housing Near Transit (Crain’s)
  • Report Urges More Mixed-Income Housing Near Transit in North Shore (Tribune)
  • Proposed Redevelopment of Logan Square Mega Mall Adds Housing, Trims Parking (Curbed)
  • Coming Soon: Grab-A-BiteTM at an ‘L’ Station, or a Glass of Wine at CTA HQ (Sun-Times)
  • Politicians, Advocates to Debate Regional Transit Governance at January 6 Conference (Eno Center)
  • Aldermen Urge City to Re-Examine “Snow Emergency” Parking Rules (DNA)
  • Construction Photos: Downtown Riverwalk Now Has Less River, More Walk (Curbed)

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Today’s Headlines for Friday, August 5

More Coverage of the Wrongful Death Suit in the Klingenberg Case (Tribune, DNA) Western/Belmont Project Entering Final Phase (DNA) Wrigleyville Anti-TOD With 150 Units, 400 Spaces Hailed as “Transit-Friendly” (Tribune) 500 Units Planned for Site Near Polk Stop Where Parking Garages Now Stand (Crain’s) North Branch Industrial Corridor Meeting Takes Place August 10 (Curbed) IL […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, October 24

CTA Budget Holds the Line on Fares for 8th Year in a Row (Tribune, Sun-Times, Crain’s) More Opinions About the Proposed Lockbox Amendment (Crain’s, J.C. Lind) Metra Will Test Real-Time Info Screens at 3 Loop Stations, 22 in ‘Burbs (Sun-Times) Cyclist Injured in Milwaukee Ave. Crash Assisted by Another Crash Survivor (DNA) Ald. Michele Smith Want 10-Acre […]

Today’s Headlines for Thursday, February 4

Metra Won’t Meet the 2018 Deadline for Installing Positive Train Control (Crain’s) Landmarks Commission Considers Height Guidelines for South Loop Skyscrapers (Tribune) Curbed Looks at the Belmont Flyover Plan, Which Was Recently Approved by the Feds 39 Years Ago, the Worst ‘L’ Crash in CTA History Took Place (DNA) Lathrop Homes Redevelopment Plan Could Include a New […]

Today’s Headlines for Thursday, November 12

After Only About 20 People Showed Up to 8 Hearings, Metra Approves “Modest” Fare Hike (Tribune) Yet Another Park Controversy Shows Why Park/School Rule for Speed Cams Was a Bad Idea (DNA) Skyway Closed Due to Winds That Are Rocking Us Like a Hurricane (Tribune) Jury Decides in Favor of Cyclist Who Was Struck After Getting […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, August 31

Active Trans: Voice Support for Safer Streets & More Transit at This Week’s Budget Hearings CDOT Begins Installing Loop Link Bus Shelters (Curbed) RTA Chair: Raise the Gas Tax to Better Fund Transit (Sun-Times) As Long as Yellow Line Is Down, CTA Will Keep on Truckin’ Rail Cars to Repair Center (Tribune) Developer Is Suing Over […]

Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, October 25

$100M McArthur Grant Could Fund Better Loop, Obama Library Transit (Crain’s) Man Who Ran Red in Milwaukee, Killing 3 Chicagoans, Had History of Drunk Driving (Fox) Woman Attacked While Walking to the Blue Line’s Cumberland Station (ABC) Active Trans Staffers Talk Frankly With TransitCenter About Transportation Challenges Active Trans Applauds Upgrades to Belmont Stop, Is […]