Today’s Headlines for Friday, July 22

  • Tribune looks at Commuters Take Action campaign to fight the CTA ghost trains and bus phenomenon
  • CTA seeks applicants for its 12-member Americans with Disabilities Act Advisory Committee (HP Herald)
  • ATA celebrates speed camera win, discusses next steps to make the cams obsolete
  • John discusses why the current spike of traffic fatalities doesn’t mean speed cams, 6 mph rule aren’t working (Axios)
  • Since the 6 mph rule kicked in, injury crashes fell in much of North Side, rose in many Black communities (Axios)
  • 1 killed, 3 injured after speeding SUV driver strikes another vehicle at Hollywood/Broadway in Edgewater (ABC)
  • After 6 people tried to rob man, 42, on Red Line near North/Clybourn, 4 stabbed with knives and broken bottle (NBC)
  • College of DuPage prof is injured by senior in BMW who ran a stop sign, blames himself for not wearing a helmet (Tribune)
  • Local H singer Scott Lucas tells Axios that Divvy’s electric bikes are “ridiculously fun.”
  • To address CTA operator shortage, the agency and ATU hold a job fair Saturday 7/23, 9 AM to 3 PM at 3850 S. Wabash
  • ATA sponsors Bike the North Branch on Saturday 7/30 from 10 a.m. to noon. at 1308 N. Elston Ave.

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