Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, October 25

  • $100M McArthur Grant Could Fund Better Loop, Obama Library Transit (Crain’s)
  • Man Who Ran Red in Milwaukee, Killing 3 Chicagoans, Had History of Drunk Driving (Fox)
  • Woman Attacked While Walking to the Blue Line’s Cumberland Station (ABC)
  • Active Trans Staffers Talk Frankly With TransitCenter About Transportation Challenges
  • Active Trans Applauds Upgrades to Belmont Stop, Is Disappointed It Won’t Have Elevator
  • Metra Up-NW Trains Delayed After Vehicle Gets Stuck on Tracks (Sun-Times)
  • Although It Was in the 70s Sunday, CTA Platform Heat Lamps Have Been Activated (DNA)
  • Metra 111th Street Station, Gateway to the Pullman Monument, Gets a Makeover (DNA)
  • Affordable TOD Proposed Near Rogers Park Metra Station (Curbed)
  • Closure of Last Chicago Emissions Facilities Will Mean More Driving, Emissions (DNA)
  • Streets Near Wrigley Field Will Be Pedestrianized During World Series Games (ABC)
  • Winner of Riverside’s Bike to School Fundraiser Opts for a Bike Cop Escort (Active Trans)

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  • Anne A

    In recent weeks, I’ve seen crews working to put the finishing touches on the renovated 111st St. Metra station in Pullman – long overdue.


Today’s Headlines for Friday, September 9

958-Foot-Tall Tower Proposed Alongside Union Station (Curbed) CDOT Releases a User’s Guide to Address the Argyle Learning Curve (Curbed) The Tribune Runs Yet Another Flat-Earth Anti-Bike Rant by John McCarron Metra Is Having 41 Locomotives Rebuilt — First One Is Back in Service (Railway Gazette) Have Your Say on Plans for Uptown’s “Inner Coastal Zone” at […]

Today’s Headlines for Thursday, February 2

Metra Riders React to Yesterday’s Fare Hike (ABC) CTA Bus Camera Captures Image of Suspect in Attack on Rider (ABC) Video: Driver Smashes Into Parked Car in Pilsen, Flees the Scene (DNA) Ald. King, Who Endorsed 31st St. Beach Parking Lot Expansion, Is up for Reelection (Active Trans) Albany Park’s Bikes N’ Roses Education Center Is […]

Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, June 8

IDOT’s Multiyear Transportation Plan Is Disappointingly Car-Focused (Active Trans) Planning & Development Hosts Meeting to Discuss Future of N. Branch Corridor (Curbed) $8.4 Million Ped Bridge Would Be Built as Part of a Bus Service Expansion on I-90 (Tribune) Woman Killed in 4-Car Pileup After Driver Blows Red Light in Avondale (Tribune) Metra Blames Amtrak […]

Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, May 30

Hit-and-Run Driver Killed Pedestrian in Gage Park This Morning (Tribune) 5 Injured After Police Chase Leads to Crash in Humboldt Park (CBS) 2 Police Officers Injured in Crash During Pursuit in Woodlawn (ABC) As Black Population Plunges, Whites Flock to Neighborhoods Near Downtown (Sun-Times) Developer Is Hosting Series of Open Houses for Proposed Pilsen Development […]

Today’s Headlines

Xerox Wins Red Light Camera Contract; Questions About Baltimore Performance (Tribune) Feds to Increase Metra Safety Scrutiny in the Wake of CEO Ouster (Tribune) Appointee Leaves CTA Board After Daley (Cough) Accuses Quinn of Patronage (Tribune) Drivers Want Safe Streets But Don’t Want to Be Accountable for Their Own Speeding (DNA) Man Fatally Crashes Motorcycle […]

Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, April 11

Metra Launches $216M 2017 Construction Program (RT&S) Police: Slaying of Judge May Have Been Related to 2005 Road Rage Attack (Sun-Times) Three Strategies to Build a Less Segregated Future (MPC) Wrigleyville’s “Surge Pricing” Parking Experiment Started Yesterday (DNA) Cubs Argue That Rules Governing the Plaza at Wrigley Public Space Are Too Restrictive (DNA) Work Begins […]