Today’s Headlines for Monday, January 23

  • Some 250K Activists Filled the Streets for Chicago’s Women’s March (Tribune)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Severely Injures Pedestrian in Park Forest (CBS)
  • Metra Fare Increase Kicks in February 1 (CBS)
  • Steinberg: Chicago “Dodged a Bullet” by Not Winning the Lucas Museum (Sun-Times)
  • Pro-TOD Jefferson Park Forward Now Has Over 100 Members (DNA)
  • 3-D Map Show Height of Upcoming Construction Projects (DNA)
  • 7-Story Office Building With Retail, 50 Spaces Planned 2 Blocks From Morgan Stop (DNA)
  • Metra CEO Don Orseno Speaks Before the City Club of Chicago Today at 11:30
  • Ghost Bike Installation for Jezniah Smith Tonight at 5:30 (The Chainlink)
  • Important Court Date for the Bobby Cann Case This Thursday 10 AM (The Chainlink)

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  • Thanks for the shoutout re: Jefferson Park Forward. Lots of people supportive of smart development, they just need to be organized. Far easier to be against something than for it…


Today’s Headlines for Friday, September 16

Help ID Driver Who Doored a Cyclist, Avoided a Ticket, Got a High-Five (Chainlink) Son: It Was a ‘Mistake’ to Let Driver Who Killed My Dad Out on Bond (DNA) Pedestrian Sustains Minor Injuries in Rollover Crash in River North (CBS) Chicago Sees Decrease in Commuters Driving to Work Alone (Curbed) MPC Looks at the […]

Today’s Headlines for Friday, March 24

“Surge Pricing” Planned for Streets Near Wrigley, Could Come to Other Locations (Tribune) Alderman Beale Says New Red Light Camera Charges Don’t Go Far Enough (Sun-Times) Burnett to Taliaferro: “You’re a Chump” if CDOT Installs Cams Against Your Will (Tribune) Chainlink Members Discuss the Tribune Investigation of “Biking While Black” Enforcement Waguespack: Dozens of Crossing […]

Today’s Headlines

Blue Line Overhaul Starts Today (Tribune, Sun-Times) Screaming for Vengeance? Meters Smashed on 5th Anniversary of Parking Deal (Expired Meter) Opinion: Though Politically Unpopular, Combining Transit Agencies Makes Sense (Crain’s) Sentencing Delayed for Driver Who Killed 11-Year-Old Boy While on Heroin (CBS) Training Offered for Courtroom Advocates in Hector Avalos Case (Chainlink) Lake Point Tower […]

Today’s Headlines for Friday, January 27

Repeat DUI Offender Who Killed Bobby Cann Gets Only 10 Days (DNA, Chicagoist, Tribune, Chainlink) Driver Who Failed to Yield Killed 64-Year-Old Man in Kilbourn Park Crosswalk (Tribune) 6 CPD Officers Suspended Aftet Giving Fire Deputy Favored Treatment After DUI Crash (CBS) The South Shore Line Extension Has Received State & Local Funding (Active Trans) Facilitating Transfers […]

Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, August 10

City Will Propose Transit TIF to Secure $600M for Red-Purple Modernization (Tribune) State Budget Mess Means Metra Will Have to Delay Purchase of 357 Rail Cars (Tribune) Chainlink Member Aims to Provide Links to Reports on Every U.S. Bike Fatality Homicide Charge After Driver Rear-Ends Motorcycle Carrying Girlfriend (Sun-Times) Injury of Worker Temporarily Shuts Down […]

Today’s Headlines for Friday, April 7

Editorial: Code of Silence That Enabled DUIs Shows Why CPD Needs Federal Oversight (Tribune) Following Argument, Driver Seriously Injures Pedestrian in River North, Flees (Sun-Times) Man Suing City for 2016 Police-Involved Crash at 76th and King (Sun-Times) Clinton Will Be Closed Between Fulton and Kinzie for Metra Track Maintenance (Sun-Times) Thompson Center Makes Landmarks Illinois’ […]