Today’s Headlines

  • Ferguson Decision Protesters Take Over Lake Shore Drive (Crain’s)
  • CTA Buying 9 Properties for 95th Street Red Line Renovation (RedEye)
  • Off-Duty Cop Accused of Firing Shots at Officer Who Pulled Him Over for DUI (Sun-Times)
  • 7 Injured After Driver Crashes Into Bus, Building in East Garfield Park (Tribune)
  • Multiple People Hospitalized After 2 Different Crashes at Same Site in Gurnee (Tribune)
  • Cyclist Injured by Driver Who Blew Stop Sign Gets $190K Settlement (Keating)
  • Lincoln Square’s Semi-Pedestrianized Block to Get “Main Street Makover” for Holidays (DNA)
  • CTA Tattler Looks Inside the New Holiday Bus
  • LGRAB Finally Embraces the Cold-Weather Biking Season
  • Check Out This Old-School Bike Safety Rap Video (Kevenides)

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Today’s Headlines for Monday, January 4

West Town Bikes’ Director: Chicago Will Be Better in 2016 if More People Cycle (RedEye) Several Injured After Driver Hits CTA Bus on LSD Shoulder, Swerves Into Traffic (Tribune) Motorist Crashes Through Storefront of Bridgeport Doughnut Shop (Twitter) Driving Laws For 2016 Include a Fine for Parking in Electric Vehicle Spots (Expired Meter) RFMA Continues […]

Today’s Headlines

Anti-Parking Petition Helps Lead to Garage-Free, Pro-Transit Wrigley Deal (Tribune, Sun-Times) CTA Preps for Red Line Rehab, One Month Away (CBS) Illinois House Votes to Cut Benefits for Part-Time Transit Board Members (Tribune) New West Entrance Opens at Loyola Red Line Stop (Tattler) An Analysis of CDOT’s New Complete Streets Guide (BWLP) Man Killed in […]

Today’s Headlines

Pedicabbers Say New Ordinance Would Put Them Out of Business (Sun-Times) Lakeview Property Owners Sound Off on the CTA Flyover (DNA) 1 Killed, 3 Injured When Van Driver Crashes Into CTA Bus (Tribune) Left-Turning Van Driver Fatally Strikes Cyclist in Roselle (CBS) Driver Charged With DUI After Killing Female Pedestrian in Austin (DNA) 5 Injured […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, March 13

Illinois Gets Poor Marks in Its American Society of Civil Engineers Report Card (Chicagoist) Active Trans Victim Advocate Was Injured by a Driver Who Ran Stop Sign, Wasn’t Ticketed 1 Dead, 6 Injured After Robbery and Assault Suspect Crashes on the Eisenhower (Patch) CTA Bus Driver Crashes Into Social Service Center in Craigin (NBC) Volkswagen Settlement […]

Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, April 29

Temporary Station Closures Planned for North Red/Purple Line Reconstruction (Tribune) NTSB Blames CTA for Failing to Prevent Employee Fatigue That Led to O’Hare Crash (Sun-Times) Op-Ed: $20K Donation to Ed Burke Means We’re Likely to See a New Push for Ethanol (Sun-Times) 1 Dead, 2 Injured in Stevenson Crash in Bridgeport (Tribune) Driver Who Fatally […]

Today’s Headlines

State Lawmakers Overturn Quinn’s Veto of Interstate Speed Limit Hike (Tribune) CTA Plans Tours of Vacant Station Storefronts to Attract Businesses (DNA) Is the Finkl Site Redevelopment an Opportunity to Extend The 606 East? (Curbed) 11-Year-Old Boy Lost Leg in Blue Island Metra Crash (ABC) Driver Crashes Into Arlington Heights Home (Tribune) Concrete Already Falling […]