Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, May 2

  • Tribune: Obamas Will Be in Town to Unveil Model of Presidential Library on Wednesday
  • Police: Driver Ran Red in West Pullman, Killing Youth Mentor Tevin Jones, 18 (CBS)
  • Plan to Improve Safety in Jeff Park Now Includes PBL, Sharrows on Central Ave. (DNA)
  • What’s Been Done to Improve Safety at Chicago’s Worst Bike Crash Intersections? (Bike Report)
  • New Stoplight Added at Chicago/Hoyne, Near School, Supermarket (DNA)
  • CCT’s Trotter on How Better Walking Conditions Can Improve Quality of Life (Tribune)
  • Hairston Moves to Downzone 71st, So That Only Single-Family Homes Are Permitted (Curbed)
  • Jeff Park Anti-TOD Would Include 114 Units, 200 Parking Spots (DNA)
  • City Is Expanding the Summer Safe Route Program to Parks & School Programs (WTTW)
  • Last Chance to Take the Active Trans Survey on Improving Bus Service
  • Alderman Ameya Pawar Appears Tonight at Chi Hack Night
  • Panel on Walkable Cities Thursday 6 PM at Chicago Architecture Foundation

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  • Curtis Kuhn

    As someone that crosses Chicago at Hoyne regularly, I’m so excited to finally have a light at that intersection! Despite the long time to get it put in place (the article refers to a request going back 8 years), I’m glad it’s here. No more racing against speeding cars and waiting forever for a driver to take mercy and allow kids and strollers to cross, only to get halfway through the intersection and wait again for drivers from the other intersection to acknowledge your presence and stop. New configuration also added a dedicated left turn lane for eastbound Chicago drivers wanting to turn North onto Hoyne.


Today’s Headlines for Monday, October 19

CTA Yellow Line Service Will Return on 10/30, Inspiring Countless Halloween Costumes (Tribune) Local Leaders & Amtrak Announce Plans for the Union Station Rehab (Crain’s) New CMAQ Grants Include $125 Million for CTA’s Red-Purple Modernization Project (CMAP) City Drops Plan to Close Jeff Park Street, Which Had Only a Modest Number of Crashes (DNA) Editorial: If […]

Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, November 4

Illinois Owes Local Governments $181 M in Fuel Tax Revenue (Herald) Emanuel: Ride-Share Companies Will Get Access to Airports Within 2 Weeks (Tribune) Jeff Park Master Plan May Call for More TOD, Walkable Business District (DNA) A Roughly Equal Percentage of Rich & Poor People Bike to Work in Chicago (Chicago Mag) Active Trans Launches […]

Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, November 17

Semi Driver Fatally Strikes Man on Bike Near North Shore Channel Trail in Skokie (Tribune) Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Woman After She Left the Harrison Red Line Stop (Tribune) “Transit Diaries” Reporter Discusses Her Own Experience With Being Groped on the Train (RedEye) MPC Hosted a Panel Discussion on the Anniversary of the Americans With […]

Today’s Headlines

Police: Cyclist Killed in Brown Line Train Crash While Trying to Cross Tracks (Tribune) Power Outage Caused Blue Line Delays Yesterday (DNA) Overly Wide Lane Widths on Kedzie Encourage Speeding (BWLS) DUI Stings in Rogers Park This Weekend (DNA) Active Trans Helps Funston School Launch Safe Route Program Andersonville May Be Getting DIY Bike Repair […]

Today’s Headlines

First Day of CPS Classes; Find Your “Safe Passages” Route on This Map (Tribune) Speed Cameras at Gompers Park Begin Issuing Warnings Today (Tribune, DNA) City Building $800 Million Intermodal Facility at O’HAre (Crain’s) Metra to Consider Naming a Single Interim Executive Director (Tribune) Sorry NIMBYs, the Pine Grove Divvy Station Gets to Stay for […]

Today’s Headlines

Children’s Librarian on Bike Killed by Motorcyclist on Evanston PBL Street; No Citations (CBS) CTA Adding Service for Its First Ventra-Only July 4 (RedEye) A Seattle Perspective on Kubly’s Appointment to Head of SDOT (Crosscut) Driver Led Police on 80 MPH Chase on Milwaukee in Jeff Park (DNA) AAIM Report: Naperville Is Top Suburb for […]