Today’s Headlines for Friday, May 12

  • Number of Car Occupants Killed This Year Has Jumped 79 Percent This Year (DNA)
  • Trucker Fatally Struck Male Pedestrian on Irving Park Near O’Hare (Tribune)
  • Police Search for Hit-and-Run Driver Who Injured Man, 28, in West Elsdon (CBS)
  • Hertz Appears on Chicago Newsroom Discussing Ideas to Improve South Side Transit
  • DNA: Maldonado, Who Wants Fees for Development by 606, Made $300K Selling Land by Trail
  • Developer of Delayed Portage Park Mall With 275 Spots: Project Is Moving Forward (DNA)
  • 208 Hybrid Articulated Buses Will Be Overhauled Under $54M Plan (DNA)
  • 185-Room Hotel Planned Near Obama Presidential Library Site (Crain’s)
  • CDOT Is Currently Restriping Elston Bike Lanes From Diversey to Addison (The Chainlink)
  • What Are the Worst Streets for Biking in Chicago? (The Chainlink)
  • Chicago Reader Reviews the New Jane Jacobs Doc, Premiering Tonight at Siskel Center
  • Chicago Loop Alliance’s “Activate” Alley Parties Return 6/15 in Sullivan Alley

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  • Kevin M

    Its *Siskel*, and the doc film is of Jane *Jacobs*.


Today’s Headlines for Friday, April 14

Edward McClelland: Chicago Should Annex Its Adjoining Suburbs (Tribune) Des Plaines Police: Driver Who Killed 3 Members of a Family Was Doing 135 MPH (Sun-Times) Lawsuit: Elmwood Park Metra Crossing Where Senior Was Killed Was Unsafe (Sun-Times) Thieves Ram Barricade at O’Hare, Steal 10 Rental Cars (DNA) Burnett: “Greedy” Developers Are Pushing Hard to Build […]

Today’s Headlines for Friday, March 24

“Surge Pricing” Planned for Streets Near Wrigley, Could Come to Other Locations (Tribune) Alderman Beale Says New Red Light Camera Charges Don’t Go Far Enough (Sun-Times) Burnett to Taliaferro: “You’re a Chump” if CDOT Installs Cams Against Your Will (Tribune) Chainlink Members Discuss the Tribune Investigation of “Biking While Black” Enforcement Waguespack: Dozens of Crossing […]

Today’s Headlines

Blue Line Overhaul Starts Today (Tribune, Sun-Times) Screaming for Vengeance? Meters Smashed on 5th Anniversary of Parking Deal (Expired Meter) Opinion: Though Politically Unpopular, Combining Transit Agencies Makes Sense (Crain’s) Sentencing Delayed for Driver Who Killed 11-Year-Old Boy While on Heroin (CBS) Training Offered for Courtroom Advocates in Hector Avalos Case (Chainlink) Lake Point Tower […]

Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, August 10

City Will Propose Transit TIF to Secure $600M for Red-Purple Modernization (Tribune) State Budget Mess Means Metra Will Have to Delay Purchase of 357 Rail Cars (Tribune) Chainlink Member Aims to Provide Links to Reports on Every U.S. Bike Fatality Homicide Charge After Driver Rear-Ends Motorcycle Carrying Girlfriend (Sun-Times) Injury of Worker Temporarily Shuts Down […]

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 […]