Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, April 5

  • Johnson’s victory speech mentions workers who’ve lost their jobs due to poor CTA service
  • The CTA’s woes will be a major challenge for the new mayor (Sun-Times)
  • Female passenger critically injured after 2-car crash sends car veering into Aurora pond (Tribune)
  • Driver cited for failure to reduce speed after crashing into parked cars outside Johnson’s party at Cermak/Michigan (Colin Boyle)
  • CPD says violent crime on CTA is down 4% so far this year, Carter blames crime for slow ridership recovery (Crain’s)
  • Man arrested after walking in front of CTA bus at Grand/Damen and swinging padlock at windows, shattering them (CBS)
  • Metra trains running with delays due to severe weather (FOX)
  • Time Out survey finds CTA is world’s 17th best transit system, 82% of Chicagoans had positive things to say about it
  • Chaddick Institute hosts a talk on 4/12 at noon at 14 E. Jackson, Suite 1601, marking 10th anniversary year Divvy

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