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.
    https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20160811/pullman/massive-new-park-sports-facility-coming-pullman

  • Carter O’Brien

    This is definitely worth a read:

    http://www.thetransportpolitic.com/2016/08/22/the-boundaries-that-divide-our-transit-systems/

    “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.”

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