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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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 […]

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Divvy Set a New Ridership Record Saturday (Tribune, Crain’s) Map: Lots of CTA Projects Going on This Summer (RedEye) Study Looks at Improving Area Around Evanston Transit Stations (Northwestern) Man Who Was Charged in South Side Crash Has Died From Injuries (Tribune) Teen Driver in Fatal December Crash Charged With Homicide (DNA) Pileup on Dan […]

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Broadway Protected Lanes Will Improve Safety in Uptown (DNA) Schwartz’s Wrigley Traffic Study Pushes Transit, “Divvy Bike Night” (Crain’s) Illinois Transportation Coalition Pushes for Better Infrastructure Funding (Post-Dispatch) Waguespack Worries About Divvy Again, Implying It’s a Waste of TIF Funds (Sun-Times) Fioretti: Let Cabs Use the McCormick Place Busway (Sun-Times) Drunk Driver Gets 5 Years […]

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Black Chicago Cycling Advocates Request Fair Distribution of Bike Facilities (People for Bikes) West Side Residents Call for Improving Pedestrian Safety on High-Crash Corridors (Active Trans) UIC Proposal for Obama Library Includes Bus Rapid Transit Line on Roosevelt (Newswise) Fioretti Introduces Ordinances on Potholes, $58 Million Parking Settlement (DNA) Police Officer Injured in 3-Car Crash […]

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120-Plus People Showed Up for North Side BRT Hearing (Expired Meter) More Writeups of the South Side Open House (DNA, Chicagoist, Medill) Tranpo Experts: BRT Is an Affordable Way to Build New Rapid Transit Lines (Medill) Father Pfleger Accuses CTA Union Boss of Killing Ex-Offender Program (Tribune) All CTA Buses Have Been Outfitted With Better […]