Today’s Headlines

  • Eric Garner Decision Protestors Briefly Take Over Michigan, LSD (Sun-TimesRedEye)
  • MPC Part of Coalition Calling for Long-Term Federal Transportation Funding
  • Applying Vision Zero Principals in Chicago Will Reduce Pedestrian Fatalities (Active Trans)
  • Boy Who Lost Leg in Metra Crash Ducked Under Lowered Gate (Tribune)
  • IDOT Blocks 2 Lanes of Kennedy During A.M. Rush to Remove Graffiti From Sign (DNA)
  • Active Trans Wants Your Input for Their 2015 Municipal Election Platform
  • Arch for the Bloomingdale’s Milwaukee Bridge Will Be Installed Saturday (DNA)
  • Skate & BMX Park Opens This Saturday in Grant Park (RedEye)
  • Po Campo Owner Maria Boustead Discusses Chicago’s Transpo Biking Scene (Active Trans)
  • CTA Holiday Train Visits Blue Line Next Week (DNA)

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  • Anne A

    The news stories about the boy who lost his leg in the Metra crash say that he ducked under a “lowered gate.” This would have been regular crossing gate, as there are NO pedestrian gates at Blue Island-Vermont St. I got off a train there last night – no ped gates in sight.

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