Today’s Headlines for Thursday, November 3

  • Hit-and-Run Driver Runs Red Light In Logan Square, Killing Another Motorist (CBS)
  • Driver Sideswipes and Injures Police Officer on Bicycle in Buena Park (Sun-Times)
  • Red Line Extension Plan Raises Questions About Potential for Gentrification (Tribune)
  • South Side Supermarkets Turn Their Backs on Communities With Car-Centric Designs (SSW)
  • Emanuel Proposes New Parking Fees for Both Airports (DNA)
  • Streets of Wrigleyville Are Filled With People After Cubs World Series Victory (Tribune)
  • The Red Line Bypassed the Wrigley Field Stop During the Big Game (DNA)
  • Uber & Lyft Have Surge Pricing the Morning After World Series Win (DNA)
  • Slow Roll Holds 2 Bike Rides for Big Marsh Bike Park’s Grand Opening on Sunday

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  • Anne A

    Looking forward to the Big Marsh ride on Sunday from the Pullman Porter Museum. Who’s coming?

  • planetshwoop

    On my bike ride home yesterday, I would estimate fully 1 in 3 cars were Uber/Lyft drivers. I imagine the prospect of higher fares from the rain and the game put more drivers on the road; it also made traffic *significantly* worse.

    In theory I don’t care (I’m on a bike!) but the urge to block lanes for pick-up/drop-off was a problem as well as drivers trying to swerve right in intersections to get around the other stuck cars. Blech,


Today’s Headlines

Kennedy Lane Closures at Ohio for Bridge Work Start Tonight (Tribune) Ammonia Leak Shut Down the O’Hare Blue Stop for 3 Hours Yesterday (Herald) After O’Hare Blue Crash, Feds Wants Systems to Run Braking Tests (Tribune) 2 Main Entrances of Harrison Red Line Stop Will Close for 6 Weeks (DNA) Developer of New TOD at […]

Today’s Headlines

Divvy Launch Pushed Back to June 28, Expanded to 75 Stations (Tribune, WBEZ, Active Trans) Durbin Asks Senate Committee to Support Illinois Rail Projects (AP) Osterman Wants to Reinstate $250 Fines for Sheridan Sidewalk Cycling (DNA) Metra Adding New Station at Peterson and Ravenswood (DNA) Lawsuit Against Driver Who Killed Girl in Highland Park Settled, […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, October 19

CTA Yellow Line Service Will Return on 10/30, Inspiring Countless Halloween Costumes (Tribune) Local Leaders & Amtrak Announce Plans for the Union Station Rehab (Crain’s) New CMAQ Grants Include $125 Million for CTA’s Red-Purple Modernization Project (CMAP) City Drops Plan to Close Jeff Park Street, Which Had Only a Modest Number of Crashes (DNA) Editorial: If […]

Today’s Headlines

Tribune Investigation: Red Light Cams Unfairly Tickets 1000s of Drivers Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Over Tickets Issued by Redflex Cams (DNA) Editorial: To Be a World-Class City, Chicago Must Have First-Rate Transit (Sun-Times) 2 Years After Big Fare Hike, Metra Board Will Discuss Raising Ticket Prices Again (Tribune) City Officials Trying to Ease Tensions Between Cops […]

Today’s Headlines

Mother of Girl Fatally Struck by Bus Driver Is Suing the CTA (Sun-Times, NBC) CDOT Launches Construction of Sidewalk Bike Lanes on Roosevelt (DNA) Looks Like Durbin Has Scored $120 Million for Red/Purple Rehab (Crain’s) Blue and Green Line Disruptions This Weekend for Construction (DNA) Arlington Heights Holding Series of Meetings on New Bike Plan […]

Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, March 23

After Mayor Announces Plan to Widen Lakefront Trail, Active Trans Declares Victory Following Brussels Attack, Chicago Police Step Up Security at CTA Stations (Tribune) Group That Attacked Red Line Rider With Hammer Faces Attempted Murder Charges (DNA) Intoxicated Uber Passenger Attacks Driver, Nearly Causing Car to Run Off Road (Tribune) Imagine What a Nightmare It Would […]