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 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 Tuesday, January 17

Active Trans: Increase Enforcement Without Unfairly Targeting Low-Income Neighborhoods Speakers Discuss Race, Inequality, and Economic Growth at MPC Event 3 Killed, 1 Injured in Eisenhower Expressway Crash (CBS) 12-Year-Old Boy Dies After Crash In Barrington Park (Tribune) 7 Injured After SUV Driver Blows Red Light, Strikes CTA Bus (CBS) Woman Steals Car, Crashes It Into […]

Today’s Headlines

Online Petition Calls for a Stoplight at Foster and Kilbourn (DNA) Rosemont Taxpayers Will Foot $50K Bill to Subsidize Driving to Mall Opening (Tribune) New Self-Reported Bike Crash Map Launched (Gapers Block) Driver Who Allegedly Killed Senior Then Fled Held on $250K Bail (Tribune) Family Sues CTA Over Death of Man at Forest Park Stop […]

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

“We Don’t Want the New Ventra CTA System” Petition Launched (Tribune) Residents Object to Proposal for New LSD Access Road in South Loop (DNA) Tribune Editorial: The Ventra Pre-Paid Debit Card Is Problematic Driver Charged in Fatal Brighton Park Hit-and-Run Had Prior DUIs (Tribune, Sun-Times) Woman Charged With DUI After Killing Pedestrian Near O’Hare (Tribune) […]