Today’s Headlines for Monday, September 28

  • Metra Plans to Enter 21st Century by Piloting Wi-Fi on 10 Cars (Tribune)
  • Amtrak Piloting Late-Night Hiawatha Service to Milwaukee (Amtrak in the Heartland)
  • Prosecutors: Driver in Fatal Kennedy DUI Crash Had 0.24 BAC (DNA)
  • Authorities: Man Died of Natural Causes Before His Car Veered Into Oncoming Traffic (Sun-Times)
  • Driver Gets 180 Days Jail Time for Crash That Killed Hanover Park Teen (Herald)
  • Lawsuit Alleges CTA Bus Driver Drove Off While Teen Was Boarding, Injuring Her (Sun-Times)
  • Active Trans Hosted Complete Streets Conference for Suburban Cook County Leaders
  • Can South Loop Infrastructure Accommodate 3,800 New Homes? (DNA)
  • After Pressure From Neighbors, Hotel Project Is Adding 50% More Parking (DNA)
  • Biking From Downtown on Fulton Just Got Safer — New Stoplight Added at Halsted (DNA)
  • Dill Pickle Food Co-Op Is Moving to a Larger Space Just N. of Logan Station Entrance
  • Next Hearing in the Bobby Cann Case: Friday 10/2 at 10 a.m., 26th & California, Rm. 127

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Today’s Headlines

Metra May Join Ventra Soon (DNA) Hilkevitch Eats His Words on Divvy (Tribune) Divvy Stat Junkies, Feast Your Eyes on This (Tribune) Governor Signs Statewide Ban of Cell Phone Use While Driving (Tribune) SUV Driver Killed in Crash on Kennedy in Bucktown (Tribune) Pickup Truck Driver Killed in New Lenox Rollover Crash (Tribune) Off-Duty Chicago […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, August 31

Active Trans: Voice Support for Safer Streets & More Transit at This Week’s Budget Hearings CDOT Begins Installing Loop Link Bus Shelters (Curbed) RTA Chair: Raise the Gas Tax to Better Fund Transit (Sun-Times) As Long as Yellow Line Is Down, CTA Will Keep on Truckin’ Rail Cars to Repair Center (Tribune) Developer Is Suing Over […]

Today’s Headlines for Thursday, January 20

Metra Wi-Fi Pilot Officially Starts in a Month, But Some Cars Already Have It (Sun-Times) Disgraced Former RedFlex CEO Testifies at John Bills Trial (Tribune) Canadian Pacific Uses Chicago Congestion as an Argument for Railroad Merger (Crain’s) Bar Owners Want Wrigley Field to Follow Same Sound, Alcohol Rules in New Plaza (DNA) Trucker Driver Charged […]

Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, December 15

Active Trans Urges City to Add Prepaid Boarding to Loop Link, Seeks BRT Outreach Volunteers City’s Law Department Files New Charges Against RedFlex (DNA) Man Fatally Struck While Trying to Run Across At-Grade Brown Line Crossing at Kedzie (Tribune) 3 Injured After After Drivers Crash and Car Goes Through Skokie Storefront (Sun-Times) Crowdfunding Campaign Launched […]

Today’s Headlines

Nobody Was at Controls of Blue Line Car That Crashed, Injuring 33 (Tribune, CBS, NBC) Witness to Blue Line Crash: “Big Boom and Then Everybody Flew” (Tribune) Preckwinkle Taps Former CTA V.P. for Metra Board (Sun-Times) Teen Driver Who Killed Man on Victim’s Birthday Tested Positive for Pot (Tribune) Arlington Heights Man Arrested on 7th […]

Today’s Headlines for Friday, October 2

Durbin Urges Boehner to Pass a Long-Term Highway Bill Before He Steps Down (The Hill) Amtrak Study Calls for Unified Control Center for Dispatchers From Different Railroads (Tribune) New Metra Online Payment Policy Helps for Transit Benefit Program Users (Tribune) Allegedly Drunk Driver Injures Paramedics Who Were Helping Victims of Previous Crash (DNA) Police Release […]