Today’s Headlines

  • Check Out Active Trans‘ 2015 Voter Guide to See Where Candidates Stand on Transportation
  • At Debate, Emanuel Attacked Over Cams, Wilson Only Candidate to Oppose “Dibs” (Tribune)
  • Feds Award $120 Million to Your New Blue, Including Jeff Park Station Overhaul (CBS)
  • Man Killed After Jumping in Front of Blue Line Train Near Division Street (DNA)
  • Police: Senior on Crack Threatened to Run Over Woman During Parking Dispute (DNA)
  • What? Pickup Driver Speeded Onto Empty Car Carrier on Bishop Ford Expressway (Tribune)
  • City Issues Warnings to Snow Shoveling Scofflaws, But No Tickets Yet (RedEye)
  • Etiquette Tips For Folks Who Only Ride the ‘L’ When It’s Too Snowy to Drive (Tribune)
  • Remembering the 1979 Blizzard That Brought Chicago to a Standstill (Chicago Magazine)
  • Gallery: Interesting Junk People Are Using as Parking Placeholders (Chicago Dibs)
  • …And Then There’s This “Dibs”-Themed Cupcake (DNA)

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Development With 426 Parking Spaces Proposed for Logan Mega Mall Site (Curbed) Alderman Arena Discusses Jeff Park P-Street Proposal (DNA) RedEye Takes a Tour of the Bloomingdale Trail Barrington Hills NIMBYs Continue to Freak Out Over Bike Lane Plan (Herald) Fagel Gets Judge to Nix 2 Red Light Tickets But Loses 3 Speeding Tickets (Expired […]

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Suburban Cop Caught on Video Playing Video Poker While Driving in Snow (Tribune) Days After Last Snowfall, Many Streets Haven’t Been Plowed (RedEye) IDOT Says State Highways Are Recovering From the Deep-Freeze (Expired Meter) Metra Still Experiencing Switching, Mechanical Problems (Tribune, Sun-Times) After Chiberia Hiatus, Divvy Is Back Online (NBC, RedEye) With Many Pay Boxes […]

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Tons of CTA Construction Projects Going on this Fall (RedEye) Man Killed in Humboldt Park is 4th Person Fatally Struck on North This Year (DNA) Driver Kills Pedestrian in Southwest-Surburban Rockdale (Sun-Times) Should Metra Be Doing More to Prevent Suicides? (Tribune) Opinion: Milwaukee’s Bublr Bikes Are a Better Deal Than Chicago’s Divvy (Tribune) Plan Commission […]

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$15M Belmont Blue Upgrade Will Include Permanent Prepaid Boarding (Curbed) Metra Proposes 5.8% Fare Hike to Take Effect February 1 (DNA) CTA Gets $400K Grant to Incorporate Divvy Info, Payment Into Ventra App (FTA) Ventra App Has Been Downloaded 1 Million Times (Tribune) Tribune Looks at the Transportation Lockbox Amendment Four ‘L’ Stations Will Receive Artwork […]

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Union Leader Says Free Rides Costing CTA Thousands, CTA Says He’s Wrong (CBS, NBC) “Punkin’ Donuts,” Steps from Train, to be Swapped for Development With 116 Spaces (Transitized) Residents Kvetch About Losing 56 Wrigley Parking Spots. They’re Gaining 493 More. (DNA) Osterman Successfully Fights to Keep Red Light Cam at North End of LSD (DNA) […]