Today’s Headlines for Monday, May 1

  • Active Trans: Tri-State Tollway expansion will only lead to more driving
  • Tribune: Emails Reveal IDOT Patronage Hiring Practices Under Pat Quinn
  • Ramirez-Rosa Is Downzoning a Stretch of Milwaukee in Logan Square (Curbed)
  • Police: Unprovoked Stabbing Attack on Red Line Near Addison Causes Minor Injury (CBS)
  • Burnett Hopes Parking Ban Will Stop Rowdy Nighttime Parties at Touhy-Herbert Park (DNA)
  • Milwaukee North Metra Train Stopped After Report of Suspicious Package (Tribune)
  • So-Called TOD at Wilson/Clark Would Have a 1:1 Units to Parking Ration (Curbed)
  • Western-Belmont Project Heads Into Home Stretch (DNA)
  • Traffic Concerns Kill Plan for 15-Story Hotel in River North (DNA)
  • South Side Critical Mass This Friday Leaving From Nichols Park in Hyde Park
  • Public Meeting on Improvements to North/Damen 5/9 at Pritzker Elementary (CDOT)
  • Lots of Events on the Lakefront Trail This Month (Active Trans)

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  • Anne A

    Another downzoning proposal: 5th ward alderman Hairston wants to put out the “not welcome” sign to new businesses or business changes.

  • planetshwoop

    My cynical take is that this is a way to garner campaign donations from developers. Seems like there should be a better way to “stop problem businesses”


Today’s Headlines for Thursday, September 24

Cabbies Blockade O’Hare, Midway to Protest Proposed Fee Hike, Ride-Share Access to Airports (Tribune) Why the City’s Sale of 4 River North Parking Lots Is a Great Idea (MPC) 2 West ridge Red Light Cameras Coming Down, Speed Cam Will Remain (DNA) Show Support for Traffic Crash Victims by Becoming a Courtroom Advocate (CPD) Logan Square’s […]

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

Active Trans Releases Its 2014 Active Transportation Platform for Municipal Elections Transit Workers Union Endorses Jesus “Chuy” Garcia for Mayor (Sun-Times) Plan Commission Approves Parking-Lite Development at 830 N. Milwaukee (Curbed) “Ridescore” Ratings Give Chicago a C+ for Its Treatment of Ride-Share Companies (DNA) Local Gas Prices Hit a 5-Year Low (DNA) After Pedestrian Fatally […]

Today’s Headlines

Loop BRT Project Delayed Until Next Year (Sun-Times) Come July 1, Ventra Will Be the Only Fare Card You Can Use on CTA (RedEye) Illinois Appellate Judges Uphold Reviled Parking Meter Deal (Reader) Driver Kills Woman in Calumet Heights Hit-and-Run (Sun-Times) CTA Unveils Renderings of Art for New 95th Red Line Station (Tribune) Open House […]

Today’s Headlines for Thursday, February 18

Hilkevitch Supports Robust BRT, O’Hare Express, Stevenson Expansion (Active Trans) Emanuel Calls for Expanding the Downtown Zoning District to Allow for More Density (Tribune) A Preview of Plans for the Union Station Overhaul (Curbed) Rosenthal: The O’Hare Express Plan Is a Boondoggle and a Flashback to the Daley Era (Tribune) Wicker Park Residents  Concerned That […]