Today’s Headlines for Monday, January 9

  • Thanks Obama: Feds Approve $1.1B Grant for Red & Purple Modernization (Crain’s)
  • $50 Million Garfield Gateway Project to Improve Green Line Station Announced (Sun-Times)
  • Police Shot and Killed a Murder Suspect Aboard a Metra Train in Deerfield (Tribune)
  • DNA looks at Logan Square’s Affordable Housing Issues
  • Anti-TOD With 38 Units, 52 Spaces Proposed Near Chicago Brown Line Stop (Curbed)
  • Local Cyclists Share Tips on Winter Biking (RedEye)
  • Chicago Has a 60-Year-Old Tugboat That’s Still Used for Breaking Up River Ice (DNA)
  • Feeling SAD? Go Check Out the Cheerful Light Installation on the 606 (Chicagoist)
  • Active Trans’ Winter Bike Commuter Challenge Takes Place January 13-27

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  • planetshwoop

    This weekend the Tribe had tons of bike stories. Not especially relevant for biking around town, but nice editorial to cover a staff writer who biked across the country and the 200 year anniversary of the invention of the bicycle in Germany.


Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, January 18

Chicago Driver Dies After Head-on Crash in Lockport (Tribune) School Bus Rollover Crash on I-294 After Driver Suffers Seizure, No Serious Injuries (ABC) 170-Room Boutique Hotel Will Be Built Near Morgan Station (Curbed) Loop Tower Will Be Converted From Offices to Apartments (Curbed) Rubbish! Red Line Rerouted Last Night Due to Trash Fire on the […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, January 16

Grants for Chicago Infrastructure Will Be Harder to Come By Without Obama (Crain’s) Rail Union Rejects Agreement on CTA Jobs Program for Ex-Offenders (Tribune) 5 Suffer Non-Life-Threatening Injuries After Driver Crashes Into Barbershop, Flees (CBS) Police Conducted a DUI Crackdown in the Chicago Lawn District Last Weekend (DNA) After a Delay, Montrose Green TOD Project […]

Today’s Headlines for Friday, January 13

Emanuel Plans to Ask Trump for $1B in Funding for Union Station Overhaul (ABC) Mapping the 44 High-Rises Under Construction in Chicago Right Now (Curbed) Police: Woman Steals, Crashes Car, Nearly Hits Gas Line (DNA) South Shore Passengers Get Stuck on Train for 5 Hours Due to Ice Delay (ABC) Touhy Will Be Torn Up […]

Today’s Headlines

As Temperatures Rise, Transpo System Is Returning to Normal (Tribune) Crew Shortages Contributed to Metra Delays During Deep-Freeze (Tribune) Yellow Line Service Resumes After Minor Derailment in Rogers Park (Tribune) Taxi Business Increased Up to 40 Percent During Big Chill (DNA) $23 Million Rehab Will Make IMD Station More Accessible (Sun-Times, DNA) CTA Picks Artists […]

Today’s Headlines

CTA Announces Crackdown on Free, Reduced-Fare Ride Fraud (Tribune, DNA) BOMA Missed the Memo on How Loop BRT Right Turns Will Work (Crain’s) Not Counting BNSF & UP Lines, Lots of Metra Workers Make $100K-Plus (Sun-Times) Semi Driver Kills Bicyclist in Lansing (Tribune) On Veteran’s Day, CTA Touts Its Hiring Record With Veterans (Tattler) Developer […]

Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, January 20

Analysis: Illinois Paid $53M Penalty When It Sold $480M in Bonds for Infrastructure (Crain’s) New Study Finds Chicago Is Part of National Trend of Unequal Bike-Share Access (City Lab) Former RedFlex VP Testifies in John Bills Bribery Trial  (Sun-Times) City Rejects Cubs’ Bid to Pedestrianize Addison & Clark During Games (CBS) Driver Fatally Strikes Senior Near […]