Today’s Headlines for Thursday, September 13

  • Metra: No Fare Hike This Time But Cuts Are Ahead Without More State Funding (CTJ)
  • Police: Man, 53, Was Leaning Over Monroe Red Line Platform When Fatally Struck (Sun-Times)
  • Family of Aimee Marie Coath Gets $6M Settlement From Fatal 2015 CTA Bus Crash (WBBM)
  • Man Sexually Assaulted CTA Bus Driver, Tried to Drive Bus Away After She Fled (NBC)
  • …And Bus Drivers’ Union Calls for More Safeguards for Employees (CBS)
  • Man Charged With Resisting Police After Far South Side Crash (Sun-Times)
  • Roads & Bridges Checks Out Chicago’s 41st Street Pedestrian Bridge Project
  • New Connection From Des Plaines River Trail to North Branch Trail Is Coming (Chainlink)
  • Palatine Secures Federal Grant To Build Harper College Bike Path (Journal & Topics)
  • 500 VeoRide DoBi Cycles Have Been Released in Champaign-Urbana (Smile Politely)
  • City Committee Declines to Vote on Banning Horse-Drawn Carriages (Tribune)
  • Ald. Hopkins Proposes Street Art Registry to Prevent Accidental Removals (Block Club)

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  • Cameron Puetz

    On one hand I’m happy there is no fare increase. On the other hand I’m worried that Metra as no plan other than letting service deteriorate.