Today’s Headlines

  • Campaign Launched to Persuade IDOT to Allow Protected Lanes on Chicago Streets (Active Trans)
  • Brown/Purple Line Service Will Be Disrupted for Wells Street Bridge Rehab (Tribune, Red Eye, Sun-Times)
  • Emanuel Taps Former IDOT Manager to Replace Alderman Sandi Jackson (Tribune, Sun-Times)
  • Woman Falls From SUV onto Bishop Ford; Driver Crashes After Eluding Cops (Tribune, Sun-Times)
  • Woman Dies in Avondale After Crashing Van Into Pole (Tribune)
  • Half of Fatal Crashes in SW Suburban Police District Alcohol-Related (Southtown)
  • North Side Republican Wants to Put the Brakes on Speed Camera Program (Expired Meter)
  • An Argument Against Curbside Parking Lanes as “Linear Parking Lots” (BWLP)
  • A Proposed US Rail Network Map (Transitized)
  • Amsterdam’s Bike-Friendliness Is Not Overrated (LGRAB)

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Metra Ex-CEO Clifford Implicates 2 Board Members in Patronage Complaint (Tribune) About 10% of South Red Line Riders Have Stopped Riding CTA (Tribune, Sun-Times) Sustainable Englewood Wants Neighborhood to Benefit From Rail Yard Expansion (DNA) Cyclists Speak Out for South Side Facilities, Protected Lanes at IDOT Bike Meeting (DNA) Cabbies Gripe About Initiative to Encourage […]

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AP Analysis Finds Patronage Hiring at IDOT (Sun-Times) Metra Hires New Chief for Embattled Police Department (Tribune, Sun-Times) Flooding Closes Roads in Cook & Lake Counties (Tribune) Active Trans‘ “Bikes on Wheels” Program Loans Trailer Full of Cycles to ‘Burbs Man Strikes Parking Garage Staffer, Drives Away With Victim on His Hood (DNA) Insurance Company […]

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Bobby Cann Remembered at Street-Naming Ceremony (Tribune, RedEye, NBC, DNA) Active Trans Applauds Lift of IDOT Ban on Protected Bike Lanes So-Called South LSD Extension Opens to Traffic (Sun-Times) Xerox Wins $44 Million Red Light Camera Contract (DNA) Ventra Users Complain of Being Charge Multiple Times by Card Readers (RedEye) Female Pedestrian Killed in Lockport […]

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Critics Argue Mayor’s Proposed Privatization Rules Don’t Go Far Enough (Tribune) Joe Moore Defends His Decision to Approve Pritzker’s Transit-Ignoring Development Tunney Proposes Allowing Restaurants to Set Up “Curbside Cafes”: Private Parklets (Tribune) Judge Denies Motion by City to Dismiss Class-Action Lawsuit Against Red Light Cams (Tribune) City of Chicago Celebrates 2nd Annual PlayStreets Day With […]

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CTA Trains Running on Wells Street Bridge Again (Tribune, Sun-Times, DNA) Redevelopment of Old Post Office Would Include Robotic Parking Garage (Tribune) CTA Replacing Contracted Security Guards With Customers Assistants (Sun-Times) Blue Line Trains Delayed After Man Electrocuted at Clark and Lake (Tribune) 2 Injured When Motorcycle Crashes Into Police Car in Marquette Park (Tribune) […]

Today’s Headlines for Friday, September 4

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Planned Redesign for Logan Traffic Circle Include Pedestrianizing a Stretch of Kedzie (DNA) Active Trans Is Taking Over Oak Park’s Green Line Wheels Bike Tour & Education Center IDOT: HOV Lanes Are Passé, Letting SOV Drivers Pay to Avoid Congestion Is the Future (Tribune) Details on the Transit Future Proposal to Link the Brown & […]