Today’s Headlines for Thursday, October 15

  • Yellow Line Reopening Soon; 95th Station Project Expands to Include Adjacent Rail Yard (Tribune)
  • Pace Plans $8 Million in New Service, $0.25 Fare Hike for Riders Paying With Cash (Active Trans)
  • Cullerton Throws His Weight Behind Movement to Restore #11 Bus Service (Tribune)
  • IL Senate Considers Automatic Voter Registration for People Renewing Driver’s License (IL News)
  • 1 Dead After Crash on Dan Ryan at 79th, Lanes Shut Down for Hours (Tribune)
  • Driver Backs Up Over Teacher in Schaumburg School’s Parking Lot (Herald)
  • After Recent Shooting on “Party Bus,” Aldermen Propose a Crackdown (Sun-Times)
  • Thompson Center Architect Proposes Adding Parking as a Strategy to Save the Building (Crain’s)
  • “Uber for Deliveries” Launched in Chicago Yesterday (Chicagoist)
  • Mount Prospect Is Adding Wayfinding Signs to Downtown (Herald)
  • Final ACTIVATE Alley Party of the Season Takes Place Next Week (Curbed)
  • Active Trans Member Summit on Tuesday 11/17

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  • JacobEPeters

    parking might be the only thing that Thompson Center does not need

  • michael753

    I wonder if we could also make Ventra cards a form of voter ID for people who don’t drive…


Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, March 2

Driver Fatally Strikes 45-Year-Old Woman at 81st and Stony, Citations Issued (Tribune) Driver Charged for Hit-and-Run Crash That Killed 35-Year-Old Man in Norridge (Tribune) Elgin Man Charged With 5th DUI Had More Than 3 Times the Legal BAC Limit (Herald) There Was a Bus Tracker Blackout for More Than 14 Hours on Monday (Sun-Times) Pace […]

Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, September 16

Could More Cooperation Between IL & Its Neighbors Improve Transportation for Everyone? (Tribune) Cyclist Who Was Struck by Semi Driver in Avondale On Sept. 2 Has Died From Injuries (Sun-Times) Teen Who Attacked Sikh-American Man in Road Rage Incident Charged With Hate Crime (Tribune) 3 Receive Minor Injuries After CTA Bus Driver Makes Sudden Stop […]

Today’s Headlines for Thursday, October 22

No Fare Hikes or Service Cuts in CTA Budget, But They’re Counting on Help From State (Tribune) Since Graduated Licenses Were Introduced, IL Teen Driving Deaths Have Dropped 57% (Herald) City Budget Includes Higher Fees for Uninsured Drivers, Parking Apps, Overweight Trucks (Sun-Times) Rauner & Madigan Float Dueling Plans to Free Up Gas Tax Money for […]

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 […]

Today’s Headlines for Thursday, February 11

A Preview of the CTA’s New 7000-series ‘L’ Cars, With More Forward-Facing Seats (DNA) CTA Adding 940 New Security Cameras to Buses This Year (Sun-Times) Active Trans: U.S. Rep Lipinski Has a Strong Record of Supporting Transit & Biking Metra Up/West Service Resumed Today After Fire Damaged Signal Equipment (Sun-Times) Driver Pleads Guilty to Fatal […]

Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, March 9

CTA Board Will Vote Today on $2B Contract for 846 New 7000 Series Rail Cars (Tribune) Metra Expands System That Allows Employees to Report “Close Calls” Anonymously (Sun-Times) USDOT: Illinois Will Get $71M Windfall for Transportation Projects From Unused Earmarks (Herald) Active Trans: Why No Public Money Should Be Used for O’Hare Express Train Number of […]