Today’s Headlines

  • RTA: Local Transit Agencies Need $36 billion Over Next Decade for Infrastructure (Tribune)
  • Unsurprisingly, Metra Complaints Are Way Down This Month Compared to January 2014 (CBS)
  • Illinois Republicans Propose Statewide Ban on Red Light Cams (Tribune)
  • Senior Killed in River Forest Crash; Police Chief Says Intersection Needs to Be Fixed (Sun-Times)
  • At Debate, Arena Announces That Proposal for Lane Reductions on Milwaukee Is Dead (Nadig)
  • The Bicycle Story Talks to Oboi Reed About His Efforts to Promote Bike Equity
  • Ron Burke Clarifies His Quotes From the RedEye Piece on the Equity Campaign (Active Trans)
  • Why Are People Still Choosing to Ride Transit Despite Low Gas Prices (RedEye)
  • How Many Workers in Chicago Are Car-Free? (City Notes)
  • Plans for Jeff Park Transit Center Rehab Include Long-Awaited New Crosswalk (DNA)
  • Construction on Cermak Station This Weekend Will Affect Red and Green Line Service (Tribune)
  • Banning Cars From Cornell Drive Would Make Jackson Park More Usable (Transport Notes)

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  • JeffParkNIMBY

    So glad I will still have an expressway running through my neighborhood, and I’m not talking about the Kennedy.

  • Folks, please note that DNAinfo reporter Heather Cherone says the Nadig Newspapers story about lane reductions being off the table for Milwaukee in Jeff Park is incorrect. I’ve contacted Arena’s office for details and will provide an update soon.

  • JeffParkNIMBY

    Sadly both Jeff and Heather confirmed that the story is true.

  • Yep, I talked to Alderman Arena Friday evening, and he said the project will included buffered bike lanes, narrower turning lanes, bumpouts, pedestrian islands, and continental crosswalks, but no travel lanes conversions.

  • tooter turtle

    Meanwhile in Uptown, we are getting a very cool streetscape on Argle – with 10 mph speed limit!

  • Super Creepy Rob Lowe

    It’s almost as nice as Blue Island Avenue!