Today’s Headlines for Thursday, December 29

  • The Tribune’s Mary Wisniewski Looks Back at the Year in Transportation
  • Chicago’s Infrastructure Investments Should Focus on Technology & the Environment (Crain’s)
  • Pedestrian Killed by Trucker on Congress Last Month Identified as Jeffrey Harris, 59 (Sun-Times)
  • Driver Crashes Stolen FedEx Truck in Englewood, 15-Year-Old Boy in Custody (ABC)
  • Police: Robbery Suspect Apprehended With Help From Divvy Records (Tribune)
  • Fines Will Be Doubled Next Year for Drivers Who Disregard Metra Crossing Gates (DNA)
  • Mechanical Issues Caused Delays on BNSF Trains Yesterday (Sun-Times)
  • Navy Pier Named Nation’s Top Tourist Destination Based on Number of Lyft Rides There (DNA)
  • End of an Era: The Logan Square Mega Mall’s Date With the Wrecking Ball (Curbed, Chicagoist)

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Divvy Hits 1 Million Miles (Sun-Times, DNA) Bike-Share Comes to Uptown (DNA) Red Rehab Slated for 10/20 Completion, Southsiders Want Shuttles to Stay (DNA) More Airtime for BRT Opponents (NBC) Driver Kills 2-Year-Old Girl at 57th and Morgan in Englewood (Sun-Times) Plan Commission Approves TIF Expansion for Englewood Railyard (Sun-Times, DNA) Motorist Found Dead in […]

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May 1 Deadline Looms for Ventra Switchover (DNA, Tattler) Transit Board Reorg Unlikely to Happen Before Next Year (Sun-Times) CTA May Buy Air Rights Over 3-Flat for Flyover (DNA) Broken Rail at Union Station Causes Metra Delays (Sun-Times) Physicist Fractures Man’s Skull While Parking on Devon, Flees the Scene (DNA) Van Driver Injures Cyclist in […]

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Orseno: Metra Fare Increases a Possibility for Next Year (Sun-Times) Driver Fatally Strikes Cyclist in Garfield Ridge (DNA) 2 Men Held on $1 Million Bail Each After Police Chase Ends in Fatal Crash (Sun-Times) After Neighbor’s Death, Residents Want Speed Cam by Goethe School (DNA) CPS Safe Passages Program Is Expanding (Sun-Times) Don’t Let Opponents […]

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Tons of CTA Construction Projects Going on this Fall (RedEye) Man Killed in Humboldt Park is 4th Person Fatally Struck on North This Year (DNA) Driver Kills Pedestrian in Southwest-Surburban Rockdale (Sun-Times) Should Metra Be Doing More to Prevent Suicides? (Tribune) Opinion: Milwaukee’s Bublr Bikes Are a Better Deal Than Chicago’s Divvy (Tribune) Plan Commission […]

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Truck Driver Kills 28-Year-Old Cyclist in Right Hook Crash at Cicero/Belmont (DNA, Keating) 4 Killed, 13-Year-Old Boy Injured in Bridgeview Crash (Tribune) 2 Killed, 1 Injured When Driver Fleeing Police Crashes in South Deering (Sun-Times) LSD Crash Kills Man, Critically Injures 2 Other People (Tribune) Cyclist Writes Open Letter to the Guy Who Said He […]

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Transpo Professionals Respond to Tom Kaeser’s  Anti-BRT Letter (Sun-Times) Metra Board to Interview 4 CEO Candidates, Including Orseno (Sun-Times) Death of Tollway Worker Exposes Weakness in Trucking Regulations (Tribune) SUV Driver Killed Female Pedestrian in East Side Hit-and-Run (Tribune) 2 Injured in North Park Pileup (Sun-Times) Metra Passengers Stranded on UP West Train for 3 […]