Today’s Headlines for Friday, December 23

  • Amazon Driver Blew Stop Sign, Fatally Striking Telesfora Escamilla, 84, in Little Village (ABC, CBS)
  • Police Release Photos of 3 Suspects in Strong-Arm Robbery on the Red Line (Tribune)
  • Drivers Blame GPS for Sending Them Up a Ramp and Onto Metra Tracks (DNA)
  • Active Trans Ranks the Top Ten Transportation Stories of 2016
  • Aldermen Smith and Hopkins Call for Creating New Parks on Clybourn Corridor (Tribune)
  • Brochure for Logan’s Crossing Development Includes Map of Local TOD Boom (Curbed)
  • Stevenson Expressway Ramps Are Closed for Construction (DNA)
  • CDOT Accepting Applications for Shared-Cost Sidewalk Program After 1/10 (DNA)
  • From the Emanuel Email Dump: Publisher Asked Rahm to Void Her Parking Tickets (Tribune)

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Today’s Headlines

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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 Wednesday, November 18

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CDOT: Speed Cams Have Resulted in an 18% Reduction in Injury Crashes Within Safety Zones Kidwell’s Latest Crusade: Defending Rights of Drivers to Go 10+ MPH Over Speed Limit (Tribune) Plans to Remove Red Light Cams in Edison Park Dropped After Residents Say They’re Needed (DNA) More Coverage of the Light Sentence for the Drunk Driver […]

Today’s Headlines for Friday, February 2

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Emanuel Says It’s Full Steam Ahead for the Dubious O’Hare Express Plan (Tribune) MPC Calls Mayor’s Plan for a Damen Green Line Stop Near United Center a “Game Changer” (Tribune) Passenger Killed, Driver Flees After Striking Pole on 4200 Block of West Diversey (CBS) Lawmaker Proposes Renaming Tri-State Tollway After Barack Obama (DNA) Lane and […]

Today’s Headlines for Thursday, September 10

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Tribune: CPD Continues to Conduct DUI Stings Almost Exclusively in Communities of Color Family of Martha Gonzales, Fatally Struck in Pilsen, Awarded $4.3 Million From CTA (Tribune) Prosecutors: After Driver Struck Ambulance, Passenger Fired at Cop Who Witnessed Crash (DNA) Man Drives His Car Down LSD Ramp & Almost Strikes Lakefront Trail Users (Tribune) Pritzker […]

Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, June 3

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1 Pedestrian Dead, 8 People Injured After CTA Bus Driver Runs Red Light on Michigan (Tribune) Man Fatally Struck by Hit-and Run Driver in Englewood (DNA) 3 Police Officers Injured in Austin Car Crash (Tribune) Emanuel Proposes Transit, Walking, Bike Improvements for Obama Library Site (Tribune) IDOT Spending $133 Million to Rebuild Ramps & Bridges Between […]

Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, June 8

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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 […]