Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, November 15

  • RTA Chief: CTA Should Raise Fares to Address Budget Gap, or Risk Major Service Cuts (Tribune)
  • Cahill: Metra Fare Hikes, Service Cuts, Budget Hole Could Lead to a Death Spiral (Crain’s)
  • Rebate Program Helped Divert 18% of Red Line Traffic Before Cubs Night Games (Sun-Times)
  • Law Against Collecting Signatures for Candidates on Transit Platforms Is Rarely Enforced (Tribune)
  • Semi Driver Crashes Into Auto Body Repair Shop in Cicero (Sun-Times)
  • Hyde Park Residents Meet to Brainstorm Ways to Improve Transportation Access (Active Trans)
  • New Commuter Bus Service Takes Racine Residents to Kenosha Metra Station (NBC)
  • Rochelle Rail-Car Plant Loses $352M Amtrak Contract to California (Tribune)
  • Chicago Riverwalk Is 1 of 13 Projects to Win ULI’s Global Award for Excellence (Curbed)
  • Video: WGN Talks to Cyclists and Drivers About How to Reduce Conflicts
  • A Pedal Pub May Be Coming to Naperville, but You Won’t Be Able to Drink on It (Tribune)
  • Ghost Bike Installation for Lisa Schalk This Sunday 11/19, 3 PM at 5750 S, Archer

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