Today’s Headlines for Monday, August 22

  • Driver Crashes Into Restaurant at NW Corner of Fullerton/Kimball, Injuring 9 (Tribune)
  • Driver Seriously Injured Bike Rider in Chicago Ridge Saturday Night (CBS)
  • Dance Studio Held a Benefit for the Family of Cyclist Lisa Kuivinen Last Thursday (ABC)
  • Thoughts on Recent Fatal Crashes From Active Trans’ Jim Merrell
  • Police Activity on Southwest Side Causes Orange Line Delays (NBC)
  • The Latest Buzz on Jana Kinsman’s Bike-Powered Beekeeping Business (Tribune)
  • Frustrated by the Flatlands? Check Out These Local Mountain Biking Spots (CBS)
  • Chainlink’s Yasmeen Schuller & John Discuss Bike Safety Today at 9 a.m. on WBEZ 91.5 FM
  • Former City Hall Watchdog Faisal Khan Speaks at Chi Hack Night Tuesday at 6
  • Anne A

    Good job on WBEZ today!

  • Anne A

    Meanwhile, a huge new sports facility is planned near Olive-Harvey College – yet another reason to add and improve bike routes in and around Pullman.

  • Carter O’Brien

    This is definitely worth a read:

    “In Chicago, the commuter rail agency Metra and the local metro rail
    system, the CTA ‘L,’ share stations at two points (the product, no
    doubt, of clearheaded thinking at some point decades ago), yet riders
    are provided no discount to transfer between these services. When
    required by state legislation to provide a single, shared fare card, the commuter rail agency responded by cooperating on the development of an app that can’t be used to board a CTA bus or train.

    These agencies operate with isolation mentalities, ignoring the fact
    that their riders may well want to take advantage of other transit
    services, or even (gasp!) that many of them already do.”


Today’s Headlines

Park District Begins Repairing Damage to the Lakefront Trail (RedEye) Mountain-Like Lucas Museum Design Proposal Includes New Pedestrian Bridge (Tribune) After Center Line-Crossing Driver Kills Cyclist, State Police Blame the Victim (Kevenides) Car Driver Dies After Rear-Ending Semi Along Tri-State Tollway (Tribune) 3-Year-Old Boy Is OK After Being Struck While Trick-or-Treating in Winnetka (CBS) Woman […]

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CTA Awards 95th, Wilson Contracts to – Wait for It – Walsh Construction (RedEye) First of 800 New Rail Cars Won’t Show Up on CTA Lines Until 2019 (Tribune) Vaping Banned on CTA Vehicles and in Stations, but not Bus Stops (Sun-Times) 4 Dead, 1 Injured After Driver Crashes BMW Into a Wall in Montclare […]

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New Metra UP-North Station at Peterson Delayed One Year (Sun-Times) Better to Have No Bike Lock Than a Cable Lock in Chicago? (The Wire) 14-Year-Old Girl Killed By Driver on Route 53 in Joliet (CBS) Truck Driver Crashes Into CTA Bus at Cottage Grove & 79th, Injures 10 Aboard (RedEye) Get Ready For Many CTA […]

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Bobby Cann’s Loved One Express Outrage Over the 10-Day Sentence for His Killer (Tribune) Driver Crashes Into Lincoln Square Car Wash, Killing a Woman Inside (Sun-Times) Driver Who Blew Stop Sign, Killing Another Motorist, Charged With Felony DUI (CBS) 2 Fatal Crashes on Metra’s UP-NW Line Within 4 Hours (Tribune) Obama Foundation Floats the Idea of Pedestrianizing Roads […]

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IDOT Finalizing Circle Interchange Plans (Tribune) Report Shows Illinois Bike Trails Bring Economic Benefits (Active Trans) Bicyclist Killed in North Riverside (Sun-Times) CTA Plans to Upgrade Wireless Service in Red and Blue Line Subways (CBS) Family Files Suit Against Officers for Car Chase That Killed Their Son (Tribune) Man Held on $500K Bail for Fatal […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, July 6

29-Year-Old Man Fatally Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver in Lawndale (CBS) 3 People Inside Taxi Seriously Injured in Post-Fireworks Crash at Madison/Wacker (Fox) Driver Intentionally Strikes 2 Teenage Girls in Logan Square (DNA) 13-Year-Old Boy Accidentally Crashes His Dad’s Car Into an AutoZone (ABC) Amtrak Study: 2nd Run From Chicago to St. Paul Could Draw Over […]