Today’s Headlines for Monday, May 15

  • Tribune: Could We Widen Stony or Submerge Cornell to Mitigate Traffic for Obama Library?
  • Active Trans Looks at the Case for Decriminalizing CTA Fare Evasion
  • As Rte. 53 Proposal Stalls, Lake County Officials Want to Widen Rte. 120 (Tribune)
  • Driver in SUV Chased Teen Down Sidewalk, Rammed Her to Death Against a Tree (NBC)
  • Suspect From Buffalo Grove Domestic Incident, Police Chase Dies in Crash (Sun-Times)
  • Senior Strikes Boy, 11, in Riverside, Causing Minor Injuries (Sun-Times)
  • Op-Ed: Drivers Can’t Be Trusted to Obey Law, So Walk and Bike Defensively (Tribune)
  • TOD With 50 Units, 15 Spaces Ready to Rise in Old Town (Curbed)
  • Lakefront Trail Separation From 31st to 41st Almost Completed (NBC)
  • After Discussing Worst Biking Street, The Chainlink Talks About the Best Ones
  • DNA Offers a Preview of North Branch Trail Alliance Bike Ride on May 20
  • Green Machine Cycles Hosts a Weekend of Bike-and-Metra Camping in SE Wisconsin on 6/2

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After Improved Ventra Performance, CTA Almost Ready to Complete Switch (Tribune) Proposal for Uptown Entertainment District Includes Bike & Ped Improvements (DNA) Western Bridge Demolished for Bloomingdale Trail (Sun-Times, DNA, The 606) Poor Transit Funding Causes Maintenance Backlogs, Hinders Expansion (Tribune) Green Line Delayed after Man Found Dead on Tracks (Tribune) SUV Driver Dies in […]

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ITDP’s Walter Hook: Chicago’s BRT Is Being Delayed for Political Reasons (Citiscope) Pawar Says He’s Dropping Support for Ashland BRT Unless Lincoln Bus Is Revived (RedEye) Quinn Signs Bill Barring Transit Board Members From Holding Other Government Jobs (Fox) Clergy: Public Should Have Say in Homeowner Compensation for Red Line Extension (Tribune) Driver Kills Chicago […]

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Toddler Killed in CTA Bus Crash in South Shore (Tribune, Sun-Times) CTA Says It Has Doubled the Number of Vets on Staff Since 2010 (DNA) Some CTA Board Members Rarely, or Never, Ride the CTA (RedEye) Cab Driver Dies After Striking Median in Bronzeville (Tribune) Kamin: Despite Bike Gains, Chicago Still Has Low Mode Share, […]

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New Petition From Active Trans Urges Lawmakers Not to Pass “Roads-Only” Capital Bill Bike Police Try to Pull Over Stop Sign-Running Driver Who Then Hit a Bike and Kept Driving (DNA) Active Trans Launches Petition Asking NICTD to Allow Bike Trail to Cross South Shore Tracks State-to-Clark Portion of Riverwalk Opening Today With Bike, Kayak […]

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The Transit TIF Proposal Is Moving Forward in Springfield (Crain’s) Driver Fatally Strikes Cyclist Making Street Crossing From Bike Trail in Aurora, No Charges (Tribune) Man Who Was Allegedly Driving 80-100 MPH on the Drive Charged With Homicide (DNA) Evanston Is Getting Closer to Finalizing Divvy Agreement (Tribune) On-Street Bike Corrals May Become a Common […]