Today’s Headlines for Thursday, February 16

  • City & Federal Agencies: Rumors of ICE Checkpoints on the CTA Are False (DNA)
  • Chicago Man Held in Hit & Run Death of Roman Polniak, 52, in Des Plaines (Tribune)
  • Pedestrian Fatally Struck on I-59 in Warrenville (Tribune)
  • 13-Year-Old Girl Killed as After Police Chase in Hammond (ABC)
  • Two Police Officers Injured in Crash During Pursuit (Tribune)
  • Relatives of 5 Victims in I-55 Crash Speak Out at Trucker’s Sentencing (Tribune)
  • Western Springs Set to Approve Bids for Metra Platform Upgrades (Tribune)
  • Does Chicago Merit Another Top Bike City Ranking? Let People for Bikes Know (Chicagoist)

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  • BlueFairlane

    I think you meant to say IL 59. I-59 is in Alabama and Mississippi.

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Black Chicago Cycling Advocates Request Fair Distribution of Bike Facilities (People for Bikes) West Side Residents Call for Improving Pedestrian Safety on High-Crash Corridors (Active Trans) UIC Proposal for Obama Library Includes Bus Rapid Transit Line on Roosevelt (Newswise) Fioretti Introduces Ordinances on Potholes, $58 Million Parking Settlement (DNA) Police Officer Injured in 3-Car Crash […]

Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, November 16

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CTA Expected to Pass Budget With No Fare Increases or Service Cuts Today (Tribune) Not Surprising: With Limited Hours, Lincoln Bus Pilot Has Low Ridership (DNA) At Least 4 People Injured After Police Chase Ends With a Crash in Gresham (Tribune) Trucker Pleads Guity to 5 Homicide Counts for 2014 Will County Crash (Tribune) A […]

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Alderman Reilly Speaks Out Against Free Parking on Sundays (Tribune, Sun-Times) CTA Will No Longer Accept Political Ads (Tribune, Sun-Times) Group Calls for Hiring Locals as Security During Red Line Shutdown (DNA) Work to Fix Purple Line Slow Zones Starts Thursday (RedEye) Red Line rehab Could Boost Business for Livery Cabs (DNA) Proposal Calls for […]

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As of Today, CTA No Longer Selling Magnetic Strip CTA Farecards (CBS, Sun-Times) Fire Dept. OKs Location But Divvy Station Removed to Satisfy Resident’s Fears (Tribune) IDOT Bike Plan Meeting This Thursday – Speak Up for Safer Local Streets (BWLP) Woman Killed in Woodlawn After Another Driver Struck Her Car, Sending It Into Pole (DNA) […]