Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, March 28

  • Rauner Renews Push to Widen I-55, Accuses Madigan of Obstruction (Tribune, Crain’s)
  • CDOT Finds Alternative Funding to Proceed With Stalled 41st St. Ped Bridge (Tribune)
  • DNA looks at MPC’s Report on the Economic Costs of Chicago Segregation
  • 5-Year-Old Boy Dies After Crash in Cicero (ABC)
  • Active Trans Looks at the Blaine Klingenberg Bike Fatality Case
  • Crash Survivor Amy Mendelsohn Is Advocating for Pedestrian Safety (Active Trans)
  • North Branch Guidelines Allow for More Density, But There Are No Plans for a Park (DNA)
  • Morgan Streetscape Project Includes, Bumpouts, New Crosswalks, Bike Racks (DNA)
  • This Map of Chicago’s Noisiest Neighborhoods Will Rock You Like a Hurricane (DNA)
  • Sign The Chainlink’s 30 Days of Biking Pledge to Pedal All Month Long
  • Robin Robinson Discusses Police-Community Relations 6 PM Tonight at ChiHackNight
  • High Speed Rail, Autonomous Vehicles to Be Discussed at UIC Lecture Series on March 30

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  • JacobEPeters

    Having gone to multiple of the public meetings about this North Branch Industrial corridor, both this headline & the one used on DNA info are misleading.

    The North Branch guidelines include constraints related to taller construction that can be used as leverage to get parks built as part of new development. The plan also showed riverfront recreational paths (aka parks) and highlighted where new the zoning constraints could lead to riverfront parks.

    There are many parks within a half mile of this corridor, and within the plans presented, multiple opportunities for parks larger than 2 acres. This plan isn’t lacking a framework for open space & recreation.

  • Noise from ohare was significantly improved in Edgewater because of the tested runway rotation scheme. Being so far from ohare one would think we wouldn’t have been so impacted by the change. But we were.


Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, May 30

Hit-and-Run Driver Killed Pedestrian in Gage Park This Morning (Tribune) 5 Injured After Police Chase Leads to Crash in Humboldt Park (CBS) 2 Police Officers Injured in Crash During Pursuit in Woodlawn (ABC) As Black Population Plunges, Whites Flock to Neighborhoods Near Downtown (Sun-Times) Developer Is Hosting Series of Open Houses for Proposed Pilsen Development […]

Today’s Headlines

New Retail Complex at CTA Garage Site Will Include 366 Car Spots, 50 Bike Spaces (DNA) Man Fatally Struck While Walking on Section of Golf Road With No Sidewalks (Tribune) Off-Duty Waukegan Police Officer Killed in Single-Car Crash (Tribune) 4 Kids Hurt When SUV Driver Hits Horse-Drawn Carriage; No Charges Filed (Tribune) After Montrose Beach […]

Today’s Headlines for Thursday, May 18

Man Charged With Killing Another Man With Bottle Outside Ashland Green Station (Tribune) Chicago Defender Looks at the Issue of Homeless People Sleeping on CTA Trains San Francisco’s Prepaid All-Door Bus Boarding Is a Model for Chicago (Active Trans) A Preview of Summer Construction Projects (WGN) New Bike Lanes Slated for Polk and Loomis in Medical District […]

Today’s Headlines for Thursday, September 10

Tribune: CPD Continues to Conduct DUI Stings Almost Exclusively in Communities of Color Family of Martha Gonzales, Fatally Struck in Pilsen, Awarded $4.3 Million From CTA (Tribune) Prosecutors: After Driver Struck Ambulance, Passenger Fired at Cop Who Witnessed Crash (DNA) Man Drives His Car Down LSD Ramp & Almost Strikes Lakefront Trail Users (Tribune) Pritzker […]

Today’s Headlines

Emanuel: Red Line Rehab Is “On Time and On Budget” (RedEye, Tattler) Kimball Brown Line Station to Close for Ten Days Starting July 12 (DNA) Metra Chairman to Explain CEO Clifford’s Golden Parachute to Board (Sun-Times) Plainfield Adds Pedestrian Upgrades to DuPage River Bridge (Tribune) Man Killed in Crash While Fleeing Police in North Austin […]