Today’s Headlines for Thursday, June 4

  • Many Questions Remain About Downtown CTA Bus Crash That Killed 1, Injured 8 (Tribune)
  • Active Trans: Despite Illiana Victory, There Are Still Many Transportation Battles Ahead in Springfield
  • Illinois Tollway’s Chair, Executive Director Stepping Down (Tribune)
  • 4 Injured After SUV Driver Runs Red Light in Park Ridge (Tribune)
  • Metra Electric Trains Delayed by Problems With Overhead Power Lines (Tribune)
  • Expansion of North Branch Trail Delayed Since Lowest Bid Is $2 Million Higher Than Expected (DNA)
  • Red-Eye Looks at Bloomingdale Trail-Related Gentrification Issues
  • Find Your Best Route to the Bloomingdale With New Online Access Finder
  • More Info About Access and Amenities Along the Bloomingdale (RedEye, DNA)
  • There Will Also Be an Opening Party for the Cal-Sag Trail This Saturday (Tribune)
  • It’s Time to Decriminalize Skateboarding in Chicago (Kevenides)
  • New Belgium‘s Clips & Beer Film Fest on Friday at 7:30 in Ekhart Park Benefits The Recyclery

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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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New Active Trans Survey Asks a Great Question: Where Do You Actually Want Bike Lanes? 2 Years After Bobby Cann‘s Death, Still No Trial Date (Reader) Woman Who Was Fatally Struck 6 Weeks Ago in Chatham Identified by Relatives (Sun-Times) 405-Unit Tower With 1:1 Parking Ratio Going in a 4-Minute Walk From Red Line (DNA) Schmich: […]

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Tribune Editorial Endorses Emanuel’s Expanded TOD Ordinance Proposal Rauner Signs Law Allowing People With 4 DUIs to Drive With Breathalyzer in Car (Herald) 2 Drivers Killed in Wrong-Way Crash on the Eisenhower in Bolingbrook (Tribune) Active Trans: Transit Future Could Help Fund Red Line Extension Getaround Peer-to-Peer Car-Sharing Launches in Chicago (Tribune) New 1.7-Mile Stretch […]