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.


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Activists Lobby for Longer Hours, Weekend Service for 31st Street Bus Pilot (DNA) Eugene Oregon’s Bus Rapid Transit System Is a Model for Chicago (Active Trans) A Round-up of Recent Transit New (MPC) North Ave. Bridge Set to Reopen This Weekend; Pedestrian Fatally Struck Nearby (Tribune) Man on Bike Killed in Train Crash Near 59th […]

Today’s Headlines

Illinois Traffic Deaths Are Up 9% This Year, Compared to 14% Nationally (WYGM) Active Trans Releases Report on Creating Complete Streets Policies in Illinois Communities Police Arrest Man Who Had Been Evading DUI Charges for 8 Years (Sun-Times) Police: Teens Have Been Robbing Bike Riders Near Garfield Park (NBC) Advocates Help Restore Access to Busse […]

Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, October 25

$100M McArthur Grant Could Fund Better Loop, Obama Library Transit (Crain’s) Man Who Ran Red in Milwaukee, Killing 3 Chicagoans, Had History of Drunk Driving (Fox) Woman Attacked While Walking to the Blue Line’s Cumberland Station (ABC) Active Trans Staffers Talk Frankly With TransitCenter About Transportation Challenges Active Trans Applauds Upgrades to Belmont Stop, Is […]

Today’s Headlines for Thursday, October 6

Police: 3 Officers Injured, 1 Seriously, After Struggling With Person at Crash Scene (Tribune) Tower Near Roosevelt Stop With 280 Units, 143 Spaces Gets Permits (Curbed) Work on Albany Park Storm Water Diversion Tunnel Begins This Month (DNA) An Aerial View of the Largest Railroad Switching Terminal in the U.S. (DNA) Reilly Proposes Removing Trump’s Honorary […]

Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, September 2

The New Northerly Island — Including a Sweet Bike Trail Loop — Opens Friday (Tribune) Deep Tunnel Project Completed After 40 Years, Will Address Flooding on South Side (Tribune) Emanuel Won’t Rule Out a New Tax on Ride-Sharing (RedEye) Police: Driver Killed After He Veered Into Oncoming Traffic, Striking CTA Bus (Tribune) Lisle Village Clerk […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, August 1

After Virginia Murray’s Death, National Advocates Call for Safer Bike Infrastructure (Bicycling) Driver Injures 2 Pedestrians, Crashes Into Gold Coast Bar (NBC) Speeding Driver Who Ignored Speed Bump Near School Flipped His Car (DNA) Husband of Fallen Cyclist: Trail Crossing Beacon Provided False Sense of Security (Herald) $66M Road Project Will Include Triple Left-Turn Lanes for “Future […]