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  • Commuting app RideScout has former transportation commissioner as adviser

    Commuting app RideScout has former transportation commissioner as adviser
    Gabe Klein, who quit his job as Chicago transportation commissioner last November and moved back to Washington, is about to become a proud papa. On two fronts, actually. Klein's wife, Stephanie Plummer Klein, is nine months pregnant, he told your...
  • Blackline shuttle debuts regular service

    Blackline shuttle debuts regular service
    Kara Kilmer boarded the bus at Belmont Avenue and Sheridan Road in Lakeview and checked her phone as she sat in her leather seat. To her left, another rider worked on his laptop using the bus' WiFi. There were only a few other commuters, so the Monday...
  • Disabled rider's attempt to transfer funds to Ventra goes off tracks

     Disabled rider's attempt to transfer funds to Ventra goes off tracks
    There isn't a ton of money on Brian Dolk's old Regional Transit Authority reduced-fare permit, but getting the funds transferred to his new Ventra card has caused him tons of aggravation. Dolk, who is disabled with a lower back disorder, has about $4.80...
  • Red Line to get North Side overhaul, while South Siders decry wait

    Red Line to get North Side overhaul, while South Siders decry wait
    The CTA said Wednesday it is moving forward with a multibillion-dollar overhaul of the Red Line’s aging north branch tracks and stations, just hours after South Siders aired complaints to the agency’s board that Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s...
  • 10 hurt when delivery truck, CTA bus collide

    10 hurt when delivery truck, CTA bus collide
    Ten people were hurt in a collision between a delivery truck and a CTA bus in the South Side's Chatham neighborhood this afternoon, authorities said. The crash happened about 12:35 p.m. at the intersection of East 79th Street and South Cottage Grove...
  • Open thread: The Weeks in Review

     
    The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
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  • Residents debate CTA's proposed Belmont bypass

    Residents debate CTA's proposed Belmont bypass
    Jacob Peters doesn't live near the Belmont stop in Lakeview, but Thursday he waded into what is shaping up to be a neighborhood fight over a CTA proposal to create a bypass near Belmont Avenue to ease Red, Purple and Brown line train travel. Peters,...
  • DNA linking suspect to murder recovered from fingernails of 12-year-old victim

    DNA linking suspect to murder recovered from fingernails of 12-year-old victim
    After waiting for justice for nearly five years , Jahmeshia Conner’s mother came to court Thursday to see with her own eyes the man accused of violently ending the fifth-grader’s life. Rene Valentin-Matos had been extradited from a small...
  • At least 12 wounded in West, South Side shootings

    At least 12 wounded in West, South Side shootings
    At least a dozen people were shot between Monday afternoon and early this morning on Chicago's West and South sides, including four men wounded in the Little Village neighborhood, police said. • The Little Village shooting happened about 11:15 p.m....
  • Roseland meeting today on Red Line extension

    Roseland meeting today on Red Line extension
    City transportation officials will host an open house today in the Roseland neighborhood to allow the public to learn more about the proposed extension of the Red Line. It's a chance for Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration to show they still are working...