Today’s Headlines for Friday, September 29

  • That White Substance That Shut Down the Addison Station Thursday? Baby Powder (ABC)
  • Downtown DUI Crackdown Saturday 3-11 PM (DNA)
  • Police Say They’ve Arrested a Bike Thief Who Burglarized the Same Building 3 Times (DNA)
  • Lake Shore Drive/Stevenson Ramp Project Is Nearing Completion (DNA)
  • Letter: If Metra Did a Better Job Collecting Fares, They Wouldn’t Need to Hike Them (Tribune)
  • Hyde Park Historical Society Wants to Restore 124-Year-Old Cable Car Station (DNA)
  • Active Trans Recognizes Chicago Critical Mass’ Role as a Gateway to Bike Advocacy
  • Chicago Critical Mass 20th Anniversary Leaves Daley Plaza at 6 PM Tonight
  • CTA Celebrates 70th Anniversary With a Party in Daley Plaza Sunday 10 AM (CBS)

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  • david vartanoff

    Long past time for Metra to go POP. Tag your Ventra card on the platform as you board and allight. Didn’t do it; the random fare inspector will write you a fine.
    As to the crush loads for “events”, all of those that also charge admission should have a several $ transit surcharge added which can serve as the day pass on Metra/CTA and the fee gets transferred to the agencies which put on extra cars/trains.