Today’s Headlines

  • CTA Closes Madison/Wabash Station, South Shore Pilots Express Service to South Bend (CBS)
  • Longtime Users Reminisce About the Shuttered Station (RedEye)
  • Predictably, Cabbies Gripe About Construction for “Loop Link” BRT (Sun-Times)
  • CDOT: Riverwalk Will Open on Memorial Day Weekend (Loop North News)
  • Senior Dies in 1-Car Crash After Suffering Medical Emergency (Sun-Times)
  • Van Driver Seriously Injures Cyclist in Naperville, No Citations (Sun-Times)
  • Hundreds Attend Funeral for Teens Killed in Crash on Way to Basketball Game (Tribune)
  • Metra Wins an Award for Its Online Marketing (Fox)
  • Elmhurst Bike Club Bankrolls Repair Stand at Metra Station (Tribune)
  • Parking Lot by Shuttered Rogers Park Movie Theater Will Be Turned Into a Park (DNA)
  • Transport Notes Takes a Close Look at Detectable Warning Tiles

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