Today’s Headlines for Monday, February 6

  • Hairston, Who Used Ward Money for Free Parking, Opposes Car-Free Jackson Park Roads (DNA)
  • State Rep Dave McSweeney Proposes Legislation to Ban Red Light Cameras (IL Review)
  • SUV Driver Blows a Red Light in W. Englewood, Killing Another Motorist (Sun-Times)
  • Driver Charged With Homicide After Killing Female Pedestrian, Fleeing Scene (Sun-Times)
  • Suspect Arrested in Death of Marques Gaines, Who Was Punched, Then Run Over (DNA)
  • Woman Strikes Pedestrian in Elgin Then Drives Off Bridge Into Fox River (CBS)
  • Fulton Market Streetscape, Including Wider Sidewalks, Bumpouts, Begins This Spring (DNA)
  • “Vista” Skyscraper Is Getting Ready to Rise on East Wacker (Curbed)
  • Reilly Proposes Banning All but the Quietest Street Performers From Michigan Ave. (Tribune)
  • Meeting on Proposed Mixed-Income Housing Near Jeff Park Transit Center Thursday (DNA)

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  • Anne A

    Leslie “I’m all about the car” Hairston’s opposition to road changes in Jackson Park is no big surprise. Can enough opposition to her car-centric mindset be mobilized? I hope so.

  • Batboy

    Agree. Although she’s probably holding her hand out for some $ before agreeing to this sensible proposal.

  • No, she’s very auto-oriented. I’ve been in community meetings with her about a complete streets redesign of 55th St, and her first concern is about parking spaces.


Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, May 23

Driverless Truck Rolled Over Levi Cruz, 2, in Carpentersville, Killing Him (ABC) Motorist Fatally Struck Karla Benavides, 22, After She Exited a Vehicle in Aurora (ABC) Driver Seriously Injured Pedestrian at Irving Park and Lake Shore Drive (ABC) Motorist Arrested for DUI After Injuring a Pedestrian in Forest Park (Sun-Times) The Sun-Times Gives Suburban Red Light Cams […]

Today’s Headlines for Thursday, November 3

Hit-and-Run Driver Runs Red Light In Logan Square, Killing Another Motorist (CBS) Driver Sideswipes and Injures Police Officer on Bicycle in Buena Park (Sun-Times) Red Line Extension Plan Raises Questions About Potential for Gentrification (Tribune) South Side Supermarkets Turn Their Backs on Communities With Car-Centric Designs (SSW) Emanuel Proposes New Parking Fees for Both Airports (DNA) Streets […]

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 Wednesday, June 3

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

Active Trans Launches Petition to Support Transit Future Funding Campaign Red Line Trains Rerouted to Elevated Tracks After Smoke Detected at Grand (NBC) Emanuel Proposes 2 Different Categories of Ride-Share Licenses (Sun-Times) Aldermen Push Ordinance to Regulate E-Bikes (DNA) Metra Will Hold Next Board Meeting in Wheaton (Tribune) Driver Critically Injures Pedestrian in East Garfield […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, July 27

Mayor Proposes Strengthening TOD Ordinance — More on SBC Later Today (Tribune) CPS Cutting 270 Bus Stops, Creating Walks to Stops as Long as 1.5 Miles (DNA) Driver Fatally Strikes Pedestrian in Portage Park (Tribune) Police Are Investigting Fatal Zion Car Crash as a Homicide (Sun-Times) 3 People Struck, 2 Critically, in 2 Different Incidents at […]