Today’s Headlines for Friday, November 6

  • Pace’s Bus-on-Shoulder Shows That When You Speed Bus Service, Ridership Booms (MPC)
  • Emanuel Defends His Record on Taxi / Ride-Share Parity (Sun-Times)
  • Uber’s Carpooling Service UberPool Is Coming to Chicago Soon (Tribune)
  • EPA Testing Finds High Levels of Pollution on Union Station Platforms (Tribune)
  • As City Recruits Riverwalk Vendors, Focus Is on Making It a Year-Round Attraction (DNA)
  • Man Riding Motorbike on Sidewalk Knocks Woman Unconscious, Flees the Scene (ABC)
  • Drivers Try to Run Over Police in Harvey & Naperville (Sun Times, Tribune)
  • 45th Ward Is Holding 5 Participatory Budgeting Hearings (DNA)
  • Round-the-Clock Work on Wilson Station This Weekend (DNA)
  • NW Side School Promotes Cycling, But Unsafe Streets Are an Obstacle (Active Trans)
  • Photo of Couple Who Put Money in Sleeping Man’s Bag on Blue Line Goes Viral (Tribune)
  • See You at Benefits for Slow Roll Chicago on Saturday & West Town Bikes on Monday

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Today’s Headlines for Monday, September 28

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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 […]

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Four North Red Line Stations Will Be Rebuilt, Made ADA Compliant (Sun-Times, RedEye) … But South Siders Complain About the Wait for the Red Line Extension (Tribune) More Deets About Metra’s Clout Hiring Files (Tribune) CTA Approves $13.4 Million Contract for Anti-Bus Bunching System (RedEye) Chicagoist Checks Out the Transit Future Campaign TOD Proposed for […]

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Quinn Vetoes Bill for State Regulation of Ride-Share Services (Sun-Times) IDOT Laid Off 58 “Staff Assistants” After IG Reported Patronage Abuses (Tribune) FOIA Reveals CTA Pension Officials Spent Over $20K on Trip to Hawaii (Sun-Times) Meet the Divers Who Are Helping Build the Chicago Riverwalk (Tribune) NIRPC Launching Feasibility Study for Bikes on the South […]

Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, December 22

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Impressions of Loop Link‘s First Weekday Service (Tribune, Sun-Times, DNA, CBS, Chicagoist) Ashland & Western Express Bus Service Started Monday (Sun-Times) New Study Links Chicago Expressway Pollution With an Uptick in Violent Crime (DNA) Violence Discourages Walking & Biking to School in Underserved Communities (Active Trans) Metra Adding Special Passes, Extra Service for the Holidays (Sun-Times) […]

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Tons of CTA Construction Projects Going on this Fall (RedEye) Man Killed in Humboldt Park is 4th Person Fatally Struck on North This Year (DNA) Driver Kills Pedestrian in Southwest-Surburban Rockdale (Sun-Times) Should Metra Be Doing More to Prevent Suicides? (Tribune) Opinion: Milwaukee’s Bublr Bikes Are a Better Deal Than Chicago’s Divvy (Tribune) Plan Commission […]