Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, September 22

  • Alderment Tweak TOD Reform Ordinance to Give Themselves More Oversight (Tribune)
  • Burke Proposal for Downtown Congestion Tax Would Exclude Chicago Residents (CBJ)
  • Predictably, Suburbanites Are Outraged About the Idea (Herald)
  • Andy Shaw: Would It Make Sense to Combine Pace & Metra Into One Agency? (Sun-Times)
  • Driver Struck and Killed Cyclist in Woodstock, No Charges (Tribune)
  • AAIM Backs Law That Would Allow DUI Offenders to Drive After Using Breathalyzer (Sun-Times)
  • ABC: There Are 243 CTA Bus Crashes Per Year
  • Meanwhile, There Are 782 Motor Vehicle Crashes Per Day in Illinois (Tribune)
  • Cabbies Blast Emanuel’s Proposal to Allow Ride-Share Access to Airports (Sun-Times)
  • WBEZ Looks at Local Enforcement of Bike Laws
  • New Rental Building Near The 606 Asking for Nearly $5K Per Month (Curbed)
  • Chicago Bears Recorded Bus Announcements to Promote Riding Transit to Games (RedEye)

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Alleged Bagman in Redflex Bribery Scandal Scheduled to Plead Guilty Today (Tribune) Plan to Boost Income for Cabbies Without Raising Fares Passes in Committee (Sun-Times) Reilly Proposes Crackdown on Valet Parking in Tow Zones (Sun-Times) Man Fleeing Police Crashes Car into CTA Bus & 5 Parked Cars in Brighton Park (Tribune) Yet Another “Crash-and-Grab” Burglary, […]

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New Metra Boss Gets Grilled by Lawmakers, Customers (Tribune, Sun-Times) Metra Board Expected to Select a New Chair Today (Sun-Times) Family of Trooper Injured in Deadly Tollway Crash Sues Trucker (Tribune) While ‘L’ Ridership Has Risen, Bus Use Has Dropped (RedEye) Emanuel Endorses Children’s Memorial Redevelopment Plan (Sun-Times) Transitized’s Map Confirms Lincoln Park Is a […]

Today’s Headlines for Friday, July 22

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Local Leaders Respond to GOP’s Anti-Transit Platform (Crain’s) #BlackLivesMatter Protesters Arrested for Blocking Roadway in Lawndale (Tribune) Tribune Endorses Proposal for Rapid Transit, Fare Integration on Metra Electric Line Waukegan Woman Is 2nd Person Killed This Week by Driver on Sidewalk (Tribune) Suspect Killed, Bike Cop Injured in Shootout by 18th St. Pedestrian Tunnel (Tribune) Following […]

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Mayor Touts Infra Projects of 1st Term, Promises to Grow Divvy to 6K Bikes in 2nd (Sun-Times) CTA Inking $32.5 Million Deal With Wireless Providers to Provide 4G Service in Subways (Tribune) Metra Riders Discuss System Improvements They Want to See in the Wake of Fare Hikes (Herald) Man Dies From Injuries 5 Years After […]

Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, July 29

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A Sign the Illiana Has a Pulse: Rauner Wants Tax Exemption for Its Building Materials (ELPC) Bicyclist In Critical Condition When Struck by Motorcyclist Near Addison & Milwaukee (Tribune) 5 Injured, Including 2 Children, After Car Chase Ends in a Crash in East Garfield (ABC) Halsted Closure for Byrne Interchange Work Will Require CTA, UIC Bus Reroutes […]