Today’s Headlines for Thursday, December 4

  • CTA Approves Budget With 25-Cent Fare Hike, Civic Federation Disapproves (Tribune)
  • Ald. Moreno Proposes Pilot of Free-Floating Car-Share Service Car2Go (Active Trans)
  • Tribune: Metra CEO Don Orseno’s Tenure Was Scandal-Free, James Derwinski Starts 1/1
  • Driver Fatally Struck Man, 52, Crossing Randall Road in Elgin
  • Illinois Police Will Test New Device for Identifying Drugged Drivers (BND)
  • Metra BNSF Trains Canceled, Thousands Left in Out in the Cold (ABC)
  • Ex-DNAinfo Reporters Look at the Blue Line’s Explosive Ridership Growth (Chicago Mag)
  • CBS Checks Out Elevated Chicago’s Efforts to Promote Equitable TOD
  • A Tale of 2 Cities: CTA is Adding Elevators for Wheelchair Access, NYC’s MTA Isn’t (Transit Center)
  • A Rundown of Suburban Holiday Trains (One Bad Mom)

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