Today’s Headlines

  • Survey Finds CTA Rider Satisfaction Has Dipped Slightly But Is Still High (CBS)
  • John’s Op-Ed In Crain’s: García Should Rethink His Positions on Traffic Cams, BRT
  • After Getting Only 1 Bid to Manage Riverwalk, City Will Do It for Now (Marina City)
  • 1 Dead, 1 Critically Injured After Driver Crashes Into Semi at I-55 & Damen (Tribune)
  • CTA Expanding “Second Chance” Employment Program for Ex-Offenders (DNA)
  • Some Englewood Residents Resist Selling Homes for Rail Yard Expansion (Tribune)
  • MPC Roundtable: Transpo Agencies Asked to Do Too Much With Too Little
  • Courier on Why Some Drivers Resent Cyclists: They Hate Our Freedom (DNA)
  • Resumption of Water Taxi Service Is a Sure Sign of Spring (DNA)
  • Red Moon Theaters’s “Objects of Wonder” Include a Giant Trike for Serving Wine (DNA)
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  • Anyone happen to know what the bleep happened on the lower deck of Lake Shore Drive this morning?

  • Jeff H

    Typo in the 5th bullet, should be Second Chance.

  • Was there a crash on the Lakefront Trail?

  • SP_Disqus

    Looks like a car not where it should be

  • CL

    It will be interesting to see how satisfaction among L riders compares after an entire year of track sharing on the red line. Now, traffic jams on the L are a regular occurrence on my morning commute. We get delayed due to trains ahead of us. The train cars fill to capacity, and the conductor keeps saying there is a train right behind us — of course there is. There is always a train right ahead and right behind these days… so you get delayed, but the train can’t run express to make up for it.

    It adds a few minutes to my normal commute, but I swear “traffic” added 15 minutes when I went all the way downtown recently. However, some mornings it’s completely smooth — so maybe it’s all luck.