Today’s Headlines

  • Activists Renew the Fight Against the “Mistake by the Lake” Garage (Tribune, DNA)
  • 2 New Members, Including First Latino, Bring Metra Board Up to 8 (Tribune)
  • New Metra Board Agrees to Turn Over Confidential Records to Inspector General (Tribune)
  • Drunk Driver Who Killed 2-Year-Old Girl Was 3 Times Over Legal Limit (Tribune, Sun-Times)
  • 1 Killed, 2 Hurt in Glenview Head-On Collision (Tribune)
  • 1 Dead, 1 Injured in I-57 Rollover (Tribune)
  • UIC Study: Pedestrians and Cyclists Often Ignore Train Warnings (Tribune)
  • Moreno: “About Damn Time” Milwaukee/Wood Intersection Was Reconfigured (DNA)
  • State Considers Eliminating Gas Sales Tax. We Should be Raising It (Clinton Herald, Southtown)
  • Tinley Park Proposes a Traffic Roundabout (Tribune)
  • Gallery: Ideas for Improving Union Station (Transitized)

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  • Adam Herstein

    Trying to beat a train to a crossing is among the top dumbest things one can do. How impatient are you that it’s worth risking your life for?

  • Anonymous

    Politicians talk about eliminating the gas sales tax? Elections must be coming up again…

  • I guess they don’t understand how their roads and bike paths are paid for…

  • The number of people they observed walking and biking around gates was much higher than I expected.

  • Fred

    I’m with duppie, this is purely a political stunt. Although, I personally would vote against anyone who even proposed cutting 3/4 of a billion dollars in revenue in the current state of state economics no matter what the source was.

  • Lisa Curcio

    FINALLY they are going to reconfigure Wood/Wolcott/Milwaukee! I cannot wait to see that mess eliminated. The Alderman said it all.