Today’s Headlines for Thursday, June 18

  • South Shore Wins Active Trans‘ Broken Spoke Award as the Only U.S. Commuter Line to Ban Bikes
  • Metra Is Bracing for State Funding Cuts by Considering Fare Hike & Service Cuts (Tribune)
  • Teenage Driver Jumps Curb, Kills 46-Year-Old Man in West Pullman; Citations Pending (Tribune)
  • 80-Year-Old Man Fatally Struck in Crystal Lake, Driver Not Cited (Sun-Times)
  • Driver Sentenced to Life in Prison for Intentionally Running a Car off the Road, Killing 2 (Sun-Times)
  • Op-Ed: Prioritizing O’Hare Express Over Neighborhood Transit Would Be Inequitable (Sun-Times)
  • Advocates Point to Stanley Cup Delivery Delay as Evidence We Need a New Transpo Bill (The Hill)
  • Arf! Metra Will Test Pets-on-Trains on Rock Island Line on Weekends, Starting July 4 (Crains)
  • Palatine Adding 19 Miles of Bike Lanes & Routes Next Summer (Daily Herald)
  • Multitudes Will be Dumping the Pump by Taking CTA & Metra to Blackawks Rally Today
  • No, The 606 Is Not Named After an Old Chicago Burlesque Club (Tribune)

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