Today’s Headlines for Friday, September 2

  • Tribune Editorial Responds to the Four Recent Chicago Bike Fatalities
  • Rauner Moves to Fire 29 IDOT Patronage Hires From Previous Administrations (Tribune)
  • MPC Looks at Why Leaders Haven’t Been Aggressively Pursuing Racial Integration
  • Local Woman Launches Petition to Ban Shooting Photos, Video of Serious Crashes (CBS)
  • Food Truck Vendors: Don’t Start Enforcing Overly Strict Operations Rules (Chicagoist)
  • Phyllis Harmon, Who Helped Found CBF, Passes Away at 99 (Active TransChainlink)
  • Chicago’s 3rd-Tallest Tower Will Break Ground Next Week, Affecting River Access (DNA)
  • Officer Credited With Helping Find Stolen Bike Worth More Than $2,600 (DNA)
  • Chicago Makes List of 15 Best Running Cities (Runner’s World)

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City Ready to Bid Out Loop BRT, Transit Center, & Washington/Wabash Station Projects (Tribune) New Renderings of the 3 Projects Released (Tribune) State Finally Approves $3 Million Grant for 70 More Divvy Station in Chicago & ‘Burbs (Sun-Times) Opinion: The Illiana Must Be Stopped (Tribune) Motorcyclist Dies After Rear-Ending SUV in Elgin (Tribune) Man Arrested […]

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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 […]

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Union Leader Says Free Rides Costing CTA Thousands, CTA Says He’s Wrong (CBS, NBC) “Punkin’ Donuts,” Steps from Train, to be Swapped for Development With 116 Spaces (Transitized) Residents Kvetch About Losing 56 Wrigley Parking Spots. They’re Gaining 493 More. (DNA) Osterman Successfully Fights to Keep Red Light Cam at North End of LSD (DNA) […]