Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, June 30

  • AP Report: Average Car Commute in CHI Region Is 29 Minutes, Transit Commute Is 49
  • Letter From RTA Chair Kirk Dillard: It’s Time to Invest in Public Transportation (Crain’s)
  • Editorial: Positive Train Control Requirement Is an Unfunded Mandate (Tribune)
  • Amtrak Hopes Union Station Makeover Will Return the Facility to Its Former Glory (Tribune)
  • Amtrak Will Rehab Switches at Union Station, Causing Minor Metra Delays (Tribune)
  • 3 Police Officers, 2 Civilians Hospitalized After Crash in Little Village (Tribune)
  • Upgrades Planned for Waukegan Metra Station (Herald)
  • Rally Held to Protest Eviction of Homeless From Wilson Viaduct (DNA)
  • Uber Launches Recruitment Drive on South & West Sides (DNA)
  • Disgruntled Neighbor Launches Petition to Remove Lincoln Hub (DNA)
  • Riding the Bloomingdale Trail on a Rainy Monday Morning (DNA)
  • An Outpouring of Love From Tribune Readers for the Chicago Pedway

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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, November 12

After Only About 20 People Showed Up to 8 Hearings, Metra Approves “Modest” Fare Hike (Tribune) Yet Another Park Controversy Shows Why Park/School Rule for Speed Cams Was a Bad Idea (DNA) Skyway Closed Due to Winds That Are Rocking Us Like a Hurricane (Tribune) Jury Decides in Favor of Cyclist Who Was Struck After Getting […]

Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, June 8

IDOT’s Multiyear Transportation Plan Is Disappointingly Car-Focused (Active Trans) Planning & Development Hosts Meeting to Discuss Future of N. Branch Corridor (Curbed) $8.4 Million Ped Bridge Would Be Built as Part of a Bus Service Expansion on I-90 (Tribune) Woman Killed in 4-Car Pileup After Driver Blows Red Light in Avondale (Tribune) Metra Blames Amtrak […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, June 28

Chicago’s Parking Meter Deal Is a Textbook Example of a Bad P3 (Fortune) 53-Year-Old Man Fatally Struck While Biking in Hanover Park (Tribune) How to Exit a Cab So That You Don’t Injure or Kill Anyone (FK Law)’ An Infographic on Illinois’ 3-Foot Rule (Keating Law) Brewery Owner: Bringing Back Happy Hour in Illinois Will […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, October 19

CTA Yellow Line Service Will Return on 10/30, Inspiring Countless Halloween Costumes (Tribune) Local Leaders & Amtrak Announce Plans for the Union Station Rehab (Crain’s) New CMAQ Grants Include $125 Million for CTA’s Red-Purple Modernization Project (CMAP) City Drops Plan to Close Jeff Park Street, Which Had Only a Modest Number of Crashes (DNA) Editorial: If […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, February 27

Ashland, a Proposed BRT Corridor, Is the Deadliest Street for Pedestrians (Tribune) Meanwhile, Ashland BRT Opponent Romanelli Wants Safety Changes on Lake Street (DNA) How Transit-Oriented Development Can Be Used to Fight Poverty (MPC) Tribune: City’s “People Plaza” Program Has Failed to Achieve Liftoff Police Ticketed Messenger Who Was Struck by a Cabbie, But the Driver Blew a […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, March 14

The Anti-Trump Rally That Took Over Chicago Streets Has National Implications (Tribune) Drunk Driver Who Killed Good Samaritan Who Tried to Stop Him Convicted of Homicide (Tribune) 80-Year-Old Man Dies Nearly 2 Months After Being Struck By Hit-and-Run Driver (Sun-Times) Pedestrian Fatally Struck in Avalon Park Identified as Sonja M. Stevenson (Sun-Times) 29 People Injured […]