Today’s Headlines for Thursday, October 20

  • CTA: Our proposed 2023 budget doesn’t raise fares, continues service improvements to meet growing ridership
  • Loyola Phoenix looks at CTA ridership reaching a new pandemic-era record.
  • Man charged with felony aggravated DUI for crash last May that killed Isidro Chavez, 41, on Dan Ryan (Sun-Times)
  • Participants in last month’s Mexican Independence Day caravan received belated tickets for obstructing traffic (Block Club)
  • Augusta Boulevard protected bike lane delayed until spring (Block Club)
  • High Speed Rail Alliance’s Rick Harnish discusses efforts to make intercity rail competitive with driving and air travel (Reader)
  • A new 13-mile trail is coming to the Paul Douglas Forest Preserve in Hoffman Estates (CBS)
  • John discusses the CTA “ghost run” problem in a from-the-bike-saddle radio interview in rural Wisconsin (Outside the Loop)

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