Today’s Headlines

  • Active Trans Pushes for Protected Lanes on Milwaukee in Wicker Park (Active Trans)
  • City Council Approves Higher Taxes for Premium Parking (DNA)
  • Fullerton / Elston Rehab, Including Protected Lanes, Starts Next Year (Tribune, DNA)
  • Loyola Releases Renderings of Proposed Pedestrian Mall on Kenmore (DNA)
  • City Offers to Drop $105K in Parking Fees for a Single Car to $2.5K (RedEye, DNA)
  • Due to Slow Zones, the Purple Line Express is Not Particularly Speedy (RedEye)
  • Charges Upgraded in Lake Shore Drive DUI After Victim Dies (Sun Times, Tribune)
  • Car Burns After Colliding With School Bus in McHenry County (Tribune, Sun-Times)
  • One Person Dead in Single-Vehicle Kane County Crash (Sun-Times, Tribune)
  • Man Dragged 1,000 Feet in Goose Island Hit-and-Run (DNA, RedEye)
  • Kickstarter Campaign Seeks to Brighten Up Logan’s Fullerton Streetscape (DNA)
  • What You Need to Know About the “Weird” Ventra System (Chicago)

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  • Anonymous

    are there actually protected lanes in the Damen/Fullerton/Elston rehab? It’s been a while since I looked at the plans, but I thought I remembered it only being “traditional” lanes.

  • Yes, here’s a document that mentions protected lanes: http://ward32.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/DEF-Project-Summary-051912.pdf

  • Anonymous

    Okay, they’re in the text, but not the diagrams. Hopefully that means they make it into the final.