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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


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State lawmakers reveal public transportation agency consolidation plan

May 7, 2024

Illinois lawmakers revealed a plan to combine the Chicago Transit Authority, Metra and Pace into one agency April 29.  Proposed by state Sen. Ram Villivalam (D-Chicago) and state Rep. Eva-Dina Delgado...

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Q&A: Evanston’s new transit coordinator Sarah FioRito talks road, Metra upgrades

April 23, 2024

Sarah FioRito, Evanston’s new transportation and mobility coordinator, doesn’t own a car. Instead, she’s a frequent biker and wants to improve the city’s roads for cyclists. “The city of Evanston...

A train is pulled into a train station.

State senate passes bill requiring annual safety reports from state transportation agencies

April 17, 2024

The Illinois Senate unanimously passed a bill on Friday mandating that all state transportation agencies issue an annual report on recommendations from the National Transportation Safety Board and their...

A northbound Union Pacific North Line train leaves Davis Street station in downtown Evanston on Thursday.

A week after ticketing meltdown, Metra still faces issues on Ventra app

February 8, 2024

Metra continues to grapple with a trouble-laden Ventra app after a ticketing meltdown last week flummoxed riders on the same day the regional rail system unveiled a new fare structure. The simplified...

Pace saw a double-digit ridership increase over last year on the Dempster Street corridor after the full debut of the Pulse Dempster Line in late October.

Pulse’s debut boosts ridership on Dempster bus corridor to O’Hare

January 4, 2024

Toting suitcases and travel knickknacks, several Northwestern students disembarked a rapid bus traveling from O’Hare International Airport Tuesday at the Davis Street Chicago Transit Authority station...

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