Today’s Headlines

  • City Puts Out New RFP for a Development Team to Manage the Riverwalk (RedEye)
  • CTA Removed 10 Miles of Slow Zones in a 1-Month Period (Tattler)
  • Amtrak Considers Expanding Chicago-to-Carbondale Service (Crain’s)
  • 5th Person Dies Weeks After Semi Crash on I-55 in Suburban Elwood (ABC)
  • Police Will Target Drunk Drivers in Pilsen This Weekend (DNA)
  • TOD Planned for Industrial building Near Sheridan ‘L’ Station (DNA)
  • 35th Red Line Stop, Streets Near Sox Park Closed After Trucker Drops Acid (Sun-Times)
  • Klein to Nashville: “With BRT, You Can’t Really Do It Half-Way” (Nashville Biz Journal)
  • 25th Ward, Active Trans & Cyclovamos Host “Night Ride” Bike Tour (DNA)
  • CHI Stolen Bike Registry: It’s Rare for Properly Locked Bikes to Get Ganked (CBS)

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  • Str0ng

    Re: 35th st Truck Driver

    What about everyone driving on LSD?

    womp womp.

  • Lisa Curcio

    Shoot–beat me to it. I think one might need to be of a certain age to get the joke, however.

  • Robin Williams: “If you remember the ’60s, you weren’t really there.”

  • what_eva

    Reminds me of the line in Field of Dreams at the town meeting.
    “I experienced the 60s”
    “No, I think you had 2 50s and moved right on into the 70s”

  • CL

    The acid spill was crazy… police cars and CTA vehicles were blocking off a big area, and nobody knew what was going on. So you’d see one lane weirdly blocked, then turn down another street only to encounter another block… I finally searched Twitter on my phone and found out the situation.