Today’s Headlines for Friday, August 19

  • Phase I of North Branch Trail Extension to Open in Edgebrook in One Month (DNA)
  • RTA Developing a Contingency Plan to Reroute Buses Around Flooded Streets
  • CTA Providing Extra Bus and Train Service This Weekend for Sports, Concerts, and Air Show (Chicagoist)
  • Filmed by Bike Fest Stops in Chicago Next Friday to Benefit West Town Bikes (DNA)
  • Ad Campaign Begins to Promote Amendment to Spend Transpo Money Only on Transpo (Crain’s)
  • Metra Electric Trains Are Delayed 10 Minutes Through October for Track Work (DNA)
  • Police Are Looking for DUI Drivers This Weekend in Wrigleyville (Chicagoist)

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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 […]

Headlines for Friday, March 4

Senior Crossing Metra Tracks Hit by 60 MPH Train is Uninjured (Tribune) IDOT Demolishes South Side Bridge After Deficiencies Found Last Year (Chicagoist) Large Excavators Will Tear Apart Viaduct on Western/Belmont This Weekend (DNA) Play Set in Bike Shop To Explore Misunderstandings Between Bicyclists and Motorists (ATA) Village of Bartlett Starts New Bike and Run Advisory Committee (Daily Herald) MPC […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, June 1

CTA Officials Answer 6 Big Questions Re: Belmont Flyover; Public Hearing Wednesday (DNA) After Rahm Floats Express Train to O’Hare, CTA Survey Asks People How They Get to Airport (Tribune) 45-Year-Old Driver Dies After Viaduct Crash in Back of the Yards (Tribune) Motorist, 56, Killed After Crashing Car Into Several Fixed Objects, Mokena Ravine (Sun Times) […]

Today’s Headlines for Friday, March 18

South Shore Line’s Bikes-on-Trains Pilot Starts April 2 (NWI Times) 32nd Ward Residents Vote in Favor of Historic Preservation (Not Necessarily Against TODs) (DNA) Pace Launches a New Bus Route Along Ogden, Tweaks Other Routes That Serve Metra Stops (CTJ) Man Allegedly Attacked Fellow Orange Line Passenger for Asking Him Not to Smoke on Train (Chicagoist) Police: […]

Today’s Headlines for Friday, May 15

Transit Agencies Delay Launch of Ventra Smartphone App Until Fall (Tribune) Don’t Believe the Hype: Non-Drivers Do Pay Fair Share of Road Costs (Active Trans) Metra Is Still 3 or 4 Years Away From Getting “Positive Train Control” Safety System (Tribune) Brown Line Trains Will Be Rerouted to Subway This Weekend for Track Work (DNA) Woman Killed […]

Today’s Headlines for Friday, September 30

Cyclist Loses Foot After Being Hit by Turning Truck Driver at Roosevelt/Wood (ABC) After Driver Strikes N. Chicago Boy, Trashing His Bike, Police Buy Him a New One (Tribune) Hoboken Crash Puts Pressure on Metra to Implement Positive Train Control (CBS) Signal Problems Make Logan Traffic Circle More Dangerous Than Ever (Chicagoist) DNA: Taxi Use Down 23 […]