Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, April 11

  • Metra Launches $216M 2017 Construction Program (RT&S)
  • Police: Slaying of Judge May Have Been Related to 2005 Road Rage Attack (Sun-Times)
  • Three Strategies to Build a Less Segregated Future (MPC)
  • Wrigleyville’s “Surge Pricing” Parking Experiment Started Yesterday (DNA)
  • Cubs Argue That Rules Governing the Plaza at Wrigley Public Space Are Too Restrictive (DNA)
  • Work Begins to Rehab Quincy Station, Add Elevator (Curbed)
  • Neighborhood Groups Work on Improvements to Madison, Lake, and Fulton (Gazette)
  • Train Facility in Will County Could Help Accommodate Rise in Freight Traffic (Crain’s)
  • Vote Delayed on Controversial Storage Facility Near Jeff Park Transit Center (DNA)
  • New Website Provides Email and Text Alerts to Drivers About Street Cleaning (DNA)
  • Active Trans Is Hiring a New Advocacy Manager
  • We Keep You Rollin’ Community Bike Ride 4/9, Noon to 3 PM, 13134 S. Vernon

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  • FlamingoFresh

    18 million to renovate the Quincy station!? Yes projects like these are important and necessary but what’s with the over inflated costs? You’d think a state with finance problems would get more for their money but no. They’re getting screwed over by the people they’re protecting. These overpriced projects should be done for a much lower dollar value.


Today’s Headlines for Thursday, February 9

Emanuel Will Announce New Lake/Damen Green Stop, Near United Center, Today (Crain’s) Park District Approves $1.7M Design Contract for Lakefront Trail Separation (Tribune) Renderings Released of Proposal to Straighten LSD S-Curve, Add 70 Acres of Parkland (DNA) Bolingbrook Trustee Who Drove With Twice the Legal BAC Gets Supervision (Tribune) Police Chase in Elmwood Park Ends […]

Today’s Headlines for Thursday, September 3

Moore Asks CDOT to Go Back to the Drawing Board on Touhy/Ridge Redesign (49th Ward) Bernstein: How the Texas A&M Study Missed the Point About Chicago Traffic Congestion (CNT) Most Residents Approve of Plan for Affordable Housing at Jeff Park Gateway (DNA) Mundelein Mayor Opposes New Trucking Facility in Grayslake, Citing Traffic Dangers (Herald) Active Trans […]

Today’s Headlines for Friday, August 28

Kendall County’s Dream of Metra Service Is “100s of Millions of Dollars Away” (Tribune) Gold Line Would Bring Better Transit Access to South Lakefront (Active Trans) Developer Pays $56K to Have Divvy Station Installed Outside S. Loop Buildings (Tribune) CDOT Is Removing Hyde Park’s Only Red Light Cams, at 57th & Cornell (DNA) Low Gas […]

Today’s Headlines for Friday, June 12

City Announces More Than 150 PlayStreets Block Party Events to Get Kids Moving (Public Health) Slow Roll, Active Trans, CCC Ask Cyclists to Take “2 Wheels, 1 City” Pledge for Bike Equity In the Wake of Fatal Michigan Ave, Bus Crash, CTA Plans to Overhaul Driver Training (Tribune) 1 Dead, 2 Critically Injured in Single-Car […]

Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, October 19

Tribune Repeats Its Call for Citizens to Vote No on Lockbox Amendment Cyclist Injured at Lake/Michigan, Where Chicago Fire Filmed Fake Crash Monday (DNA) After Student’s Death, Plan for Lower Speed Limit, 2-Way PBL on Sheridan (Tribune) CTA Security Cam Capture Images of Robbery Suspects at 33rd Red Line Stop (DNA) SW Side Politicians Head […]

Today’s Headlines

“CTA Belmont Bypass Plan Overwhelmingly Rejected by [A Few Hundred] Voters” (DNA) Bypass Referendum Shows How Local Politics Often Disenfranchise the Masses (City Notes) Jeff Park P-Street Designation Passes City Council (DNA) Metra Riders at Mundelein Hearing Seem Unfazed by Prospect of 11% Fare Hike (CBS) 6 Hospitalized After Pileup on 900 Block of North […]