Today’s Headlines for Friday, July 22

  • 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 Attack, Chicago’s “Walking Man” Is Out of Hospital, in Good Spirits (Tribune)
  • Neighbors Support Zoning Change to Allow 197-Unit Tower by Wilson ‘L’ (DNA)
  • Seating Plaza Added as Part of Low-Line Market by Southport ‘L’ Stop (DNA)
  • Reilly Proposes Crackdown on Party Buses (Sun-Times)

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Today’s Headlines

Transit Taskforce Releases Report Calling for a Single Transit Agency (Tribune, Crain’s) Taskforce Links Mike Madigan to Patronage Hires at Metra (Sun-Times) Editorial: Transit Job Patronage Must Be Eliminated Before Funding Is Increased (Tribune) The CTA Has Been Having an April Fool’s Year (RedEye) 1 Killed, 2 Injured in Schaumburg Crash (Tribune) Driver Who Critically […]

Today’s Headlines

Coalition Pushes for a More Ped-, Bike- and Transit-Friendly LSD (Active Trans, CBS) Ethics Panel to Investigate Madigan Patronage Allegations (Tribune) Bill Daley Calls for Abolishing the RTA, a “Bureaucratic Frankenstein” (Journal-Register) The RTA Ain’t Pretty But It Is Necessary (Sun-Times) Who Gets to Appoint the Local Transit Board Members? (Sun-Times) Driver, 89, Dies After […]

Today’s Headlines

Active Trans Launches Petition to Support Transit Future Funding Campaign Red Line Trains Rerouted to Elevated Tracks After Smoke Detected at Grand (NBC) Emanuel Proposes 2 Different Categories of Ride-Share Licenses (Sun-Times) Aldermen Push Ordinance to Regulate E-Bikes (DNA) Metra Will Hold Next Board Meeting in Wheaton (Tribune) Driver Critically Injures Pedestrian in East Garfield […]