Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, November 9

  • Chicagoans Will Fill the Streets to Protest Trump Win, 5-9 PM at Trump Tower (Facebook)
  • IL Voters Pass Safe Roads Amendment, Creating a Transportation Funding “Lockbox” (DNA)
  • Some People Weren’t Able to Vote on Lockbox Due to Incomplete Ballots (Chicagoist)
  • Man Fatally Struck by Two Drivers While Crossing Sheridan Road in Beach Park (Sun-Times)
  • Family of Fallen Cyclist Frank Cruz Is Suing Advanced Realty, Which Owned Driver’s Van (Sun-Times)
  • Not Guilty Plea in Alleged DUI Hit-and-Run That Killed 3 Chicago Women in Milwaukee (ABC)
  • CTA Worker Gets $2.5M for Injuries From Car/Train Crash Caused by Cop Chasing Bike Rider (Tribune)
  • Limiting Turns by Drivers at Intersections Could Save Lives (Active Trans)
  • TOD Proposal at 1968-86 N. Milwaukee Returns With Slight Changes (Curbed)

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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, March 8

Active Trans Is Surveying Suburban Candidates on Their Positions on Transpo Issues CTA Board Plans to Extend 31st Street Bus Pilot by 6 More Months (Tribune) Semi Driver Fatally Struck Pedestrian Who Fell From Sidewalk in Aurora (Sun-Times) Metra Seeks Bid for Next Phase of UP-North Bridge Project (RailwayAge) Could Old City Fleet HQ Be Converted […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, October 24

CTA Budget Holds the Line on Fares for 8th Year in a Row (Tribune, Sun-Times, Crain’s) More Opinions About the Proposed Lockbox Amendment (Crain’s, J.C. Lind) Metra Will Test Real-Time Info Screens at 3 Loop Stations, 22 in ‘Burbs (Sun-Times) Cyclist Injured in Milwaukee Ave. Crash Assisted by Another Crash Survivor (DNA) Ald. Michele Smith Want 10-Acre […]

Today’s Headlines for Thursday, August 18

Francisco Cruz, 58, Killed in West Garfield Last Night by Hit-and-Run Van Driver (Sun-Times) MPC’s Great Rivers Plan Calls for a Continuous Network of Riverside Trails (Tribune) Mapping the 44 High Rises Under Construction in Chicago Right Now (Curbed) New Law Clarifies that Cyclists and Drivers Treated as Equals under Rules of the Road (CDLB) […]

Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, November 30

Boy Injured in I-290 Crash Has Died; Driver Charged With Felony DUI (ABC, Sun-Times) Pickup Truck Driver Crashes Into Gold Coast Furniture Store, Flees on Foot (Sun-Times) Pawar, Who Helped Lead Fight to Restore Bus Service, May Run for Governor (Chicagoist) IL Companies See Possibilities in Safe Roads Amendment, Trump Infra Plan (Tribune) Community Meeting Held on […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, October 17

$15M Belmont Blue Upgrade Will Include Permanent Prepaid Boarding (Curbed) Metra Proposes 5.8% Fare Hike to Take Effect February 1 (DNA) CTA Gets $400K Grant to Incorporate Divvy Info, Payment Into Ventra App (FTA) Ventra App Has Been Downloaded 1 Million Times (Tribune) Tribune Looks at the Transportation Lockbox Amendment Four ‘L’ Stations Will Receive Artwork […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, March 14

The Anti-Trump Rally That Took Over Chicago Streets Has National Implications (Tribune) Drunk Driver Who Killed Good Samaritan Who Tried to Stop Him Convicted of Homicide (Tribune) 80-Year-Old Man Dies Nearly 2 Months After Being Struck By Hit-and-Run Driver (Sun-Times) Pedestrian Fatally Struck in Avalon Park Identified as Sonja M. Stevenson (Sun-Times) 29 People Injured […]