Today’s Headlines for Friday, July 3

  • Local Leaders Are Pushing For Extension of Metra Service to Kendall County (Tribune)
  • Osterman Merchants That Argyle Construction Headaches Will Be Worth It in the End (DNA)
  • Elburn May Get Funding for Bike Bridge as Part of Deal With Forest Preserve (Daily Herald)
  • Man Drives SUV Onto Basketball Court, Injuring 10-Year-Old Boy (Tribune)
  • Jeff Park DUI Crackdown Results in 2 Arrests, 112 Tickets (DNA)
  • Downtown DUI Stings Planned for This Weekend (DNA)
  • Crash-and-Grab Burglars Arrested in MN May Be Linked to Similar Orland Park Case (Tribune)
  • Kass Column Criticizes People Who Text While Driving, With a Side of Bike Hatred (Tribune)
  • More Airtime for the Lincoln Hub NIMBYs (CBS)
  • Bloomingdale Trail Etiquette (DNA)
  • No Booze on Metra This Weekend, Bikes OK

Streetsblog USA is on vacation today, but we’ll have another post or two for you on Streetsblog Chicago later in the day. Early warning: SBC will be on vacation the week of July 13-17. Have a great Fourth of July!


Today’s Headlines

Police: Cyclist Killed in Brown Line Train Crash While Trying to Cross Tracks (Tribune) Power Outage Caused Blue Line Delays Yesterday (DNA) Overly Wide Lane Widths on Kedzie Encourage Speeding (BWLS) DUI Stings in Rogers Park This Weekend (DNA) Active Trans Helps Funston School Launch Safe Route Program Andersonville May Be Getting DIY Bike Repair […]

Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, July 6

Grist: Truck Side Guards, Protected Bike Lanes Might Have Prevented Fatal Divvy Crash Driver Charged With Aggravated DUI After Fatal Crash in Gresham (Sun-Times) Evanstonians Celebrate the Launch of Suburban Divvy Service (Tribune) Aaron Renn: Although Chicago Meter Deal Is a Nightmare, Don’t Write Off P3s (Tribune) Metra Pass Provides Unlimited Rides to Lollapalooza for $20 […]

Today’s Headlines

Lawmakers Laud Illiana at Naming Ceremony for South Suburban Airport (Sun-Times) Wicker Park Committee Endorses 1 Wicker Park TOD Proposal, Pans Another (DNA) Blue Line Closed for Construction Between California & Logan This Weekend (DNA) Brother and Sister Fatally Struck on Unofficial Shortcut Over Metra Tracks (Tribune) Man Dies 3 Days After Truck-Bicycle Crash in […]

Today’s Headlines

Supporters & Opponents Show Up for Belmont Flyover Open House (Sun-Times, RedEye) Director of Infrastructure Council Voices Support for Flyover (Tribune) Mundelein Cyclist Found Dead After Hit-and-Run Crash (CBS) Driver Charged With DUI After Passenger Dies in North Lawndale Crash (DNA) Map Shows Reported Bike Crashes Concentrated on North Side, Loop (Curbed) Illinois Cops Targeting […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, June 26

Gabriel Ciupeiu, 19, Fatally Struck After Biking on Red Line Platform, Falling Onto Tracks (WGN) Police: Drunk Driver Causes 5-Car Crash Near Metra Tracks in Riverside (Sun-Times) Police Searching for Man Who Sexually Assaulted Woman on Garfield Green Line Platform (DNA) Metra Discusses Plan to Boost MED Service to Hyde Park, Reduce It Elsewhere (DNA, HPK […]