Today’s Headlines for Monday, December 19

  • State Troopers Issued 40% Fewer Ticket Last Year Than in 2010, Traffic Deaths Are Rising (SJR)
  • 2 Killed, Including Schoolteacher and Coach, After Driver Runs Stop Sign in Marengo (Tribune)
  • Uber Uses GPS to Monitor Whether Drivers Are Speeding, Drivers Whine about It (Tribune)
  • Next City Looks at the Backlash Against DePaul Study Endorsing “Idaho Stops
  • Number of Taxi Drivers Hits a 10-Year Low, Drop Blamed on Ride-Share (Tribune)
  • Plan Commission Approves TODs in Chinatown, Old Town & Bucktown (Curbed)
  • MarySue Barrett Shares 7 Lessons Learned From 2 Decades of Leading MPC
  • Moreno Proposes Ordinance Allowing Food Trucks to Stay at Same spot for 6 Hours (DNA)
  • Letter Claiming Streets Weren’t Designed for Biking Is, Appropriately, Illustrated With Dinosaurs (Tribune)
  • Tour Guide Plans to Spend the Week in the Pedway (Sleeping Above Ground at the Fairmont) (DNA)
  • Plea Deal Conference Scheduled for 1/26 Cann Case Hearing, Large Turnout Requested (Ride on Bobby)

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  • Kevin M

    Does anyone know the time and location of the Jan. 26 Cann Case hearing?

  • johnaustingreenfield

    10 a.m. at 26th and California; room number hasn’t been announced yet.


Today’s Headlines

Active Trans Releases Its 2014 Active Transportation Platform for Municipal Elections Transit Workers Union Endorses Jesus “Chuy” Garcia for Mayor (Sun-Times) Plan Commission Approves Parking-Lite Development at 830 N. Milwaukee (Curbed) “Ridescore” Ratings Give Chicago a C+ for Its Treatment of Ride-Share Companies (DNA) Local Gas Prices Hit a 5-Year Low (DNA) After Pedestrian Fatally […]

Today’s Headlines for Friday, November 11

CTA Hopes to Get Council to Approve Transit TIF Before Trump Takes Over (Tribune) Active Trans Releases Chicago River Trail Plan, Including a Cool Image of 606 Extension Man Who Blew Red, Killing Another Driver, Charged With Homicide (Sun-Times) Ex-RedFlex CEO Karen Finley Gets 21/2 Years for Chicago Bribery Scheme (Tribune) Metra Expected to Approve Third Fare […]

Today’s Headlines for Thursday, March 23

Chicago Area Leads the Nation in Population Loss, Sees 2nd Drop in 2 Years (Tribune) Trump Budget Would Gut Chicago Transit Funding (Crain’s) More Than 40 Suburban Candidate Filled Out Active Trans Questionnaire on Transportation Next City Looks at Chicago’s “Biking While Black” Enforcement Issue Police Are Warning Ride-Share Users to Beware of Fake Drivers […]

Today’s Headlines

Anti-BRT Activist Roger Romanelli Now Fighting Against Lake St. Bike Lanes (DNA) Cab Drivers & Ride-Share Supporters Face Off at Budget Hearing (Tribune, DNA) Editorial: City Hall Should Stop Blocking Ride-Share Drivers From Serving O’Hare (Tribune) SUV Driver Kills Pedestrian in Summit (Sun-Times) Driver Who Critically Injures Pedestrian in Logan Square Expected to Get a […]

Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, December 29

Schlickman, Schweiterman, & Skosey Discuss Future of Local Transportation (Herald) DNA Follows Up on Our Article About Slow Loop Link Bus Speeds Starting January 1, DUI Arrestees Can Drive With Breath Measuring Device (Tribune) Driver Critically Injured Pedestrian in 300 Block of East Wacker (Tribune) 4 Arrested After Driver Runs Over Police Officer in Lakeview (DNA) […]

Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, November 4

Illinois Owes Local Governments $181 M in Fuel Tax Revenue (Herald) Emanuel: Ride-Share Companies Will Get Access to Airports Within 2 Weeks (Tribune) Jeff Park Master Plan May Call for More TOD, Walkable Business District (DNA) A Roughly Equal Percentage of Rich & Poor People Bike to Work in Chicago (Chicago Mag) Active Trans Launches […]