Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, August 16

A Driver Plowed Into West Town Bakery & Diner’s Patio (DNA)

Police Arrest Alleged 606 Assailant — A 13-Year-Old Girl (DNA)

Nobody Wants to Commute to ‘Burbs — What Can We Do With Office Campuses? (Curbed)

MPC Spreads the Gospel of the #NotaCTABus BRT Scofflaw-shaming Campaign

Breaking Ground on Lakefront Trail Separation (Active Trans)

Divvy Dos & Don’ts (Actually, Riding on Sidewalk to & From a Station Is Legal) (RedEye)

Officials: 1st Phase of North Branch Trail Extenstion to Open September 21 (DNA)

Experimental Station, Home to Blackstone Bikes, Could Be Getting a Cafe (Chicagoist)

MPC Planner Will Jump Into Calumet River to Raise Funds for Cal-Sag Trail (DNA)

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  • ohsweetnothing

    re: West Town Diner Crash

    The mom blamed the city for not taking care of potholes, but looking at the damage done that was either a gigantic pothole or the driver was flying down Chicago Ave.

  • david vartanoff

    Rebuild/replace them as “affordable” housing–what Brits call “council estates”.

  • cjlane



Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, June 7

Active Trans: Responsibility for Fatal Crashes Lies with Drivers, Not Pedestrians MPC: Union Station Should Implement Burnham’s Original Plan for High-Rise Above Station Chicago Is a Role Model as Detroit Moves to Build a Functional Transit System (Michigan Live) More Info on the CTA’s Heritage Fleet Rail Car & Bus Preservation Program (DNA) Daytime Closure of […]

Today’s Headlines for Thursday, September 1

CTA Hosting Meeting With North Red Line Neighbors to Discuss Transit TIF (DNA) Residents Dispute Claim That Longmeadow Parkway Would Benefit Environment (Herald) Neighbor Videos Drivers Ignoring Stop Signs as Argument Against Manor Greenway (DNA) Police Officers Blame Divvy Bikes for Loitering at Troubled Englewood Corner (Tribune) CTA Offering Free Rides for CPS Students on […]

Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, June 16

Flooding Shut Down Many Roadways Last Night, Including Ramp From Ike to Ryan (DNA, Sun-Times) Fire Breaks Out in the Engine of an Inbound Metra BNSF Train (WLS) Last Night’s Flooding Swamped the Bloomingdale Trail (DNA) Kamin Loves How The 606 Provides New Public Space, But Throws Shade on the Lack of Shade (Tribune) A Reminder From […]

Today’s Headlines

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Today’s Headlines for Friday, June 26

Letter From MPC, Other Groups to Springfield: Please Prioritize Infrastructure Funding What? New Aviation Chief Proposes “Double-Decker” Train Service to O’Hare (Sun-Times) Map: Where Do the Most Chicagoans Work From Home? (DNA) Passenger Sexually Assaulted by Man With Knife on Red Line Train (DNA) Video: Police Taze Nonviolent Passenger on Metra Train (NBC) Woman Says […]