Today’s Headlines for Monday, May 18

  • LSNA Calls for Property Tax Controls to Help Keep The 606 From Displacing Residents (DNA)
  • 294 Killed in Illinois Crashes So Far This Year, 15 More Than This Time  in 2014 (Tribune)
  • CTA Contract Worker Electrocuted While Doing Work on Brown Line Tracks (Tribune)
  • 2 Women Injured, 1 Critically, in Elgin Right-Angle Crash (Sun-Times)
  • Activists Hold “Black Lives Matter” Demonstration on Red Line Train (DNA)
  • Yellow Line Service Suspended After Embankment Gives Way (Tribune)
  • Active Trans: To Judge Whether Chicago Is Bike-Friendly, We Need to Measure Level of Stress
  • TOD Project With 33 Units, 6 Parking Spaces Moving Forward by Southport Stop (Curbed)
  • Bikes N’ Roses Riders Near Springfield, Where They Will Ask Rauner to Restore Funding (DNA)
  • Tips on Avoiding Bike Theft From Streetsblog Freelancer Brett Ratner (The Chainlink)

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After Improved Ventra Performance, CTA Almost Ready to Complete Switch (Tribune) Proposal for Uptown Entertainment District Includes Bike & Ped Improvements (DNA) Western Bridge Demolished for Bloomingdale Trail (Sun-Times, DNA, The 606) Poor Transit Funding Causes Maintenance Backlogs, Hinders Expansion (Tribune) Green Line Delayed after Man Found Dead on Tracks (Tribune) SUV Driver Dies in […]

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Bail Set at $500K for Cop in Fatal Wrong-Way Crash on Lake Shore Drive (Tribune, DNA) Hilkevitch: Ventra is Sowing Confusion (Tribune) Recent Fatal Crash Shows Flaw in 2008 Law Credit With Saving Teens’ Lives (Tribune) North Lawndale Man Dies in Crash on Stevenson Expressway (DNA) Two Pedestrians Seriously Injured in SUV Crash Under Fullerton […]

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CTA Fires Train Driver From O’Hare Crash (Tribune, NBC) City Announces Plans for 20 Miles of Bike Lanes This Year (Tribune, Sun-Times, DNA) “Transit Future” Proposal for Rail Expansion Is on the Right Track (Atlantic Cities) Editorial: Transit Taskforce’s Call to Consolidate Boards Is on Point (Tribune) Rahm Announces Plans to Repave 13 More Miles […]

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Mother of Girl Fatally Struck by Bus Driver Is Suing the CTA (Sun-Times, NBC) CDOT Launches Construction of Sidewalk Bike Lanes on Roosevelt (DNA) Looks Like Durbin Has Scored $120 Million for Red/Purple Rehab (Crain’s) Blue and Green Line Disruptions This Weekend for Construction (DNA) Arlington Heights Holding Series of Meetings on New Bike Plan […]

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As Temperatures Rise, Transpo System Is Returning to Normal (Tribune) Crew Shortages Contributed to Metra Delays During Deep-Freeze (Tribune) Yellow Line Service Resumes After Minor Derailment in Rogers Park (Tribune) Taxi Business Increased Up to 40 Percent During Big Chill (DNA) $23 Million Rehab Will Make IMD Station More Accessible (Sun-Times, DNA) CTA Picks Artists […]

Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, June 24

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Witnesses: Man Was Riding Bike on Blue Line Tracks Before He Was Electrocuted (Tribune) 1 Killed, 2 Injured in Crash in Hubbard’s Cave on the Kennedy Expressway (Tribune) Toddler Injured by Driver in Hoffman Estates, Days After Young Girl Was Fatally Struck (Sun-Times) Mundelein Trustee Refuses to Step Down After DUI Charges, Pressure From Mayor (Tribune) […]