Today’s Headlines for Thursday, March 16

  • Construction Starting on CRRC Sifang Plan to Build up to 846 CTA Rail Cars on SE Side (Tribune)
  • Chicago Is One of 30 U.S. Cities Asking for Feasibility Report for Electric Fleet Vehicles (Crain’s)
  • Months-Long Lane Closure on the Ryan to Accommodate 95th Station Construction (Sun-Times)
  • Turning Pick-up Truck Driver Critically Injured 5-Year-Old Boy at 37th and Ashland (DNA)
  • 16-Year-Old Girl Killed in Single Car Crash in Plainfield (Sun-Times)
  • DUI Crackdown Planned for River North on St. Patrick’s Day (DNA)
  • February Union Station Shutdown Blamed on Contractor Working on Fire Alarm System (Trains)
  • A Wish List for Chicago Cycling: Side Guards, 6-Corners Fix, Glowing Bike Lanes (Chicagoist)
  • Is Leaving Your Lock on a Public Bike Rack Analogous to “Dibs”? (The Chainlink)
  • Chicago Velo Tour of Oak Park This Saturday 11 AM Leaving From Scoville Park
  • Transportation Research Forum Conference 4/20-21 at University of Illinois-Chicago

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  • JeBuS

    The Oak Park Tour is listed for Saturday, not Sunday.


Today’s Headlines

Future of IL Transportation Is Unclear in the Wake of Rauner’s Apparent Victory (Tribune) Durbin, a Strong Supporter of Transit & Bike Improvements, Returning to Senate (Sun-Times) 62-Year-Old Pedestrian Fatally Struck After 2 Cars Collide on NW Side (Tribune) CTA Says Demolition Work for Wilson Station Rehab Is On Track (DNA) More on the Divvy Unionizing […]

Today’s Headlines

Mother of Girl Fatally Struck by Bus Driver Is Suing the CTA (Sun-Times, NBC) CDOT Launches Construction of Sidewalk Bike Lanes on Roosevelt (DNA) Looks Like Durbin Has Scored $120 Million for Red/Purple Rehab (Crain’s) Blue and Green Line Disruptions This Weekend for Construction (DNA) Arlington Heights Holding Series of Meetings on New Bike Plan […]

Today’s Headlines for Friday, January 15

Study Finds Link Between Bike Infrastructure & Gentrification in Chicago & Portland (WaPo) RedFlex Bagman Says He Handed Over $557K in Bribes During Lunches With Bills (Tribune) Union Station Shut Down for 30 Minutes Due to Technical Problems (Sun-Times) Guilty Verdict In 2006 Metra Police Officer Slaying Case (Tribune) Chatham Community Members Mourn the Loss […]

Today’s Headlines

Employees at Metra Car Manufacturer Claim Working Conditions Are Unsafe (Tribune) Cyclist Dies a Few Weeks After Being Struck by 89-Year-Old Driver (Sun-Times) 2 Women Seriously Injured in Wrong-Way Crash on the Stevenson (RedEye) The Long-Awaited Cal-Sag Trail Is Finally Becoming a Reality (City Lab) Jeff Park Transit Center Will Get New Crosswalk as Part […]

Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, December 15

Active Trans Urges City to Add Prepaid Boarding to Loop Link, Seeks BRT Outreach Volunteers City’s Law Department Files New Charges Against RedFlex (DNA) Man Fatally Struck While Trying to Run Across At-Grade Brown Line Crossing at Kedzie (Tribune) 3 Injured After After Drivers Crash and Car Goes Through Skokie Storefront (Sun-Times) Crowdfunding Campaign Launched […]

Today’s Headlines

Police Standoff on LSD Causes Carmaggedon (Tribune, DNA) Woman Who Killed Cop During High-Speed Chase Charged With Murder (DNA) Elgin Police Officer Killed in 2-Car Crash (Tribune) Lincoln Park Chamber Asks Members to Rally Against Free Sunday Parking (DNA) 70-Year-Old Cyclist Gets Settlement After Schaumburg Crash (Keating) Winter Bike Lane Maintenance Leaves Something to Be […]