Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, July 6

  • Grist: Truck Side Guards, Protected Bike Lanes Might Have Prevented Fatal Divvy Crash
  • Driver Charged With Aggravated DUI After Fatal Crash in Gresham (Sun-Times)
  • Evanstonians Celebrate the Launch of Suburban Divvy Service (Tribune)
  • Aaron Renn: Although Chicago Meter Deal Is a Nightmare, Don’t Write Off P3s (Tribune)
  • Metra Pass Provides Unlimited Rides to Lollapalooza for $20 (DNA)
  • 6-Week Reconstruction of Ridge Avenue Starts July 11 (DNA)
  • And the Winners Are… The 2016 Bike Commuter Challenge Awards (Active Trans)
  • Cremini! The Design for the Lucas Museum Might Have Been a Giant Mushroom (Curbed)

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I’ve been getting tired of news stories featuring people complaining that Divvy bike-share is a rip-off simply because they don’t understand how it works. However, after talking to a few more customers last week, as well as some discussion on this website, I’m thinking that better communication might be helpful for making the rules and […]

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120-Plus People Showed Up for North Side BRT Hearing (Expired Meter) More Writeups of the South Side Open House (DNA, Chicagoist, Medill) Tranpo Experts: BRT Is an Affordable Way to Build New Rapid Transit Lines (Medill) Father Pfleger Accuses CTA Union Boss of Killing Ex-Offender Program (Tribune) All CTA Buses Have Been Outfitted With Better […]

Today’s Headlines

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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 […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, October 17

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$15M Belmont Blue Upgrade Will Include Permanent Prepaid Boarding (Curbed) Metra Proposes 5.8% Fare Hike to Take Effect February 1 (DNA) CTA Gets $400K Grant to Incorporate Divvy Info, Payment Into Ventra App (FTA) Ventra App Has Been Downloaded 1 Million Times (Tribune) Tribune Looks at the Transportation Lockbox Amendment Four ‘L’ Stations Will Receive Artwork […]

Today’s Headlines

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After Crash, NTSB Considers Emergency Recommendations to the CTA (Tribune) Passenger Files First Lawsuit After Blue Line Wreck (Sun-Times) City Plans to Bring 4-G Wireless to 12 Miles of Chicago Subway (DNA) Former CTA Manager John Plante Tapped for Metra Board (Sun-Times) Walgreens Plans to Install Ventra Machines in the Coming Weeks (RedEye) Emanuel: Red […]