Today’s Headlines for Thursday, August 11

  • Hit-and-run driver kills boy, 5, at massive Devon/Cicero intersection in Sauganash (ABC)
  • 1 killed, 2 hospitalized after truck-minivan crash on I-90 near Belvidere Rd. (ABC)
  • Plan to use Transit TIF to fund Red Line extension, including areas not served by it, faces pushback (WTTW)
  • Tribune editorial: We don’t believe the CTA can walk and chew gum by funding RLE while reducing transit crime
  • What’s going on with transit service at the 7 highest ridership U.S. cities? Chicago edition (Transit Center)
  • Take a nighttime train ride at the Illinois Railway Museum in Union, IL (Q985)
  • Looking forward to the CTA’s 75th birthday celebration on October 1 (Railway Age)

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