Today’s Headlines for Monday, February 13

  • Could Trump, an Airport Express Fan, Be Onboard With O’Hare Train Plan? (Sun-Times)
  • Open Thread: How Would the Express Train to O’Hare Work? (Curbed)
  • The Straight Dope Looks at Why Drivers Who Kill Cyclists Usually Don’t Face Serious Charges
  • 2-Year-Old Girl, 26-Year-Old Man Injured in Bronzeville Crash (CBS)
  • 11-Year-Old Boy Killed After SUV Driver Runs Red, Strikes CTA Bus in Englewood (CBS)
  • State Rep Continues Crusade to Ban Red Light Cameras Statewide (Herald)
  • Mixed-Income TOD Ready to Rise Next to Cottage Grove Green Station (Curbed)
  • Deb Mell Seeks Input on 33rd Ward Infrastructure Spending (DNA)
  • An In-Depth Look at Chicago’s Bike-Powered Food Delivery Industry (Eater)
  • Ordinance Could Lower Food Cart License Cost From $350 to $100 (Chicagoist)
  • Documentary on Famed Chicago Bridge Builder Spans His Entire Career (Tribune)

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  • Batboy

    Nice pun on documentary


Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, March 9

CTA Board Will Vote Today on $2B Contract for 846 New 7000 Series Rail Cars (Tribune) Metra Expands System That Allows Employees to Report “Close Calls” Anonymously (Sun-Times) USDOT: Illinois Will Get $71M Windfall for Transportation Projects From Unused Earmarks (Herald) Active Trans: Why No Public Money Should Be Used for O’Hare Express Train Number of […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, March 14

The Anti-Trump Rally That Took Over Chicago Streets Has National Implications (Tribune) Drunk Driver Who Killed Good Samaritan Who Tried to Stop Him Convicted of Homicide (Tribune) 80-Year-Old Man Dies Nearly 2 Months After Being Struck By Hit-and-Run Driver (Sun-Times) Pedestrian Fatally Struck in Avalon Park Identified as Sonja M. Stevenson (Sun-Times) 29 People Injured […]

Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, April 28

NTSB Meeting Today on Cause of 2014 Escalator Crash at O’Hare Blue Line Stop (Sun-Times) Activists Hope New CTA Chief Could Mean Return of 31st, Lincoln Bus Lines (DNA) Workers Remove Concrete Bridge West of Wilson Red Line Stop (Uptown Update) Englewood Fitness Center Owner Applauds Divvy’s Expansion to the Neighborhood (DNA) Motorcyclist Strikes Pedestrian […]

Today’s Headlines

CTA Plans to Replace O’Hare Escalator, Damaged in Train Crash, Next Year (RedEye) New Metra Ravenswood Stop Slated for Completion in November (DNA) Woman Who Was Paralyzed in River North Crash Starts Rehab (RedEye) TOD Ordinance Spurs Development on Wicker Park’s Old Furniture Row (Tribune) An Update on North Branch Trail’s Southern Extension Project (Active […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, August 24

Sun-Times Claims Ashland BRT is Dead, “For Good Reason,” Endorses O’Hare Express Boondoggle RTA Hopes It Will Receive a Funding Bump, Rather Than a Cut, in the Coming Year (CBS) Ex-CTA Chief Financial Officer Is Joining Claypool at Chicago Public Schools (Tribune) Man Dies After Single-Car Crash in Lincoln Square (Sun-Times) 7 Injured After CTA Bus […]

Today’s Headlines for Thursday, February 18

Hilkevitch Supports Robust BRT, O’Hare Express, Stevenson Expansion (Active Trans) Emanuel Calls for Expanding the Downtown Zoning District to Allow for More Density (Tribune) A Preview of Plans for the Union Station Overhaul (Curbed) Rosenthal: The O’Hare Express Plan Is a Boondoggle and a Flashback to the Daley Era (Tribune) Wicker Park Residents  Concerned That […]