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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

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...

A northbound Metra train on the Union Pacific North Line pulls into Davis Street station in Evanston on Tuesday. The agency’s new fare structure will take effect Feb. 1.

Evanston Metra riders may see lower fares starting in February

January 3, 2024

A one-way ticket on Metra’s double-decker commuter trains from downtown Evanston to Chicago costs $5.50 – more than double the cost for riding the Chicago Transit Authority “L” train the same distance. Starting...

A purple bus sits next to a bus station with benches and awning.

Facing multiple headwinds, Pace preps for full debut of rapid bus

October 25, 2023

On Sundays, Pace buses on Dempster Street arrive at each stop every 15 minutes — up from every 30 minutes. While waiting at the Davis bus station, Evanston resident Richard Kuntz said he couldn’t be...

With tree-lined sidewalks, a protected bike path along Sheridan Road and three rail stops just blocks away from campus, the area adjacent to the University provides a spectrum of different options to explore.

The Chicago area has one of America’s most robust transportation networks. Here’s how NU students can use it

August 10, 2023

Northwestern sits about 12 miles from the skyscrapers of downtown Chicago. The transportation tentacles of the nation’s third-largest city stretch all the way to Evanston, giving NU students a plethora...

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