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, 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

25 Metra Trains Canceled, CTA Announces Delays (Tribune, DNA) Transit Crews Laboring to Keep Systems Running in Brutal Cold (Tribune, NBC, RedEye) 6 Metra Riders Suffer Minor Injuries in LaSalle Station Crash (DNA) 500 Passengers Stranded on 3 Chicago-Bound Amtrak Trains (Sun-Times) Dangerous Conditions Shut Down Sections of Local Highways (Expired Meter) Inspector General: CDOT […]

Today’s Headlines

Editorial: High “Stop for Peds” Sign Damage Rate Means Drivers Should Slow Down (Tribune) Average Gas Price in the Region Currently Under $3 a Gallon and Falling (Tribune) Driver Dies After Speeding in Reverse Across the Lakefront Trail & Into the Lake (Tribune) Park District Truck Slides From Icy Section of Lakefront Trail Into the Water […]

Today’s Headlines

Transit Taskforce Calls for Consolidating 4 Regional Transit Boards (Tribune, Sun-Times) Oberman Talks About His New Position as Metra Chairman (Tribune) Mixed Marks on the CTA Performance Report (RedEye) Opinion: DOJ May Be Avoiding Lawsuit Against CTA to Protect Valerie Jarrett (U.S. News) Oak Forest Officer Killed in Crash on the Way to a Call […]

Today’s Headlines for Friday, October 9

Opinion: Think Cyclists Are Jerks? Everyone on the Street’s a Jerk (CBS2) Budget Hearing 1: Far South Side Aldermen Want Divvy (DNA) Number of New Workers in Chicago Equaled the Growth in People Using Active Transportation (MPC) Budget Hearing 2: Ald. Reilly Doubts CDOT-Active Trans Partnership While Others Defend It (DNA) Ald. Reilly Proposes Traffic Cams to […]

Today’s Headlines

Study Finds PBLs Have Increased Ridership, Not Crashes, in Chicago and Elsewhere (DNA) Cyclist Killed in Forest Park Is 2nd Hit-and-Run Bike Fatality in 1 week (Tribune, Keating) Fallen Cyclist Suai Xie Remembered as a Dedicated Caretaker of the Elderly (DNA) CTA Postpones Blue Line Work Set for Same Weekend as Kennedy Construction (RedEye) Many […]