Today’s Headlines

  • Employees at Metra Car Manufacturer Claim Working Conditions Are Unsafe (Tribune)
  • Cyclist Dies a Few Weeks After Being Struck by 89-Year-Old Driver (Sun-Times)
  • 2 Women Seriously Injured in Wrong-Way Crash on the Stevenson (RedEye)
  • The Long-Awaited Cal-Sag Trail Is Finally Becoming a Reality (City Lab)
  • Jeff Park Transit Center Will Get New Crosswalk as Part of Blue Line Rehab (DNA)
  • Thursday Was the Last Day for Input on the Chicago Museum Campus Plan
  • Tinley Park Ditches RedFlex, May Increase Number of Red Light Cams (Tribune)
  • What Happened to the Riverwalk Construction Barge That Sunk Last Month? (Sun-Times)
  • Graffiti Removal Is Most Common Along the Orange, Pink & Blue Lines (Curbed)
  • Bike-Powered Compost Collection Service Launched on the South Side (DNA)
  • Jim’s Original Stand Is Being Displaced By 95th Red Line Stop Construction (DNA)

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  • duppie

    Steve Buchtel for President! :)

    Is there a place that tracks what part of the Cal-Sag trail has been completed and what will be completed when? The article didn’t give any specifics.

  • Mike C

    There’s no nice map that shows which parts are completed, but here is probably your best source of information for the trail progress:


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