Today’s Headlines for Thursday, May 18

  • Man Charged With Killing Another Man With Bottle Outside Ashland Green Station (Tribune)
  • Chicago Defender Looks at the Issue of Homeless People Sleeping on CTA Trains
  • San Francisco’s Prepaid All-Door Bus Boarding Is a Model for Chicago (Active Trans)
  • A Preview of Summer Construction Projects (WGN)
  • New Bike Lanes Slated for Polk and Loomis in Medical District (DNA)
  • Cyclist Suffered Minor Injuries From Falling Tree on Lakefront Trail (The Chainlink)
  • Active Trans’ Ron Burke Discusses Upcoming North LFT Trail Separation Project, Detour
  • Recovered From Squirrel-Induced Crash, Brookins Proceeds With Anti-Squirrel Agenda (Tribune)
  • Season Opening Party for the Chicago Riverwalk All Day Saturday
  • Active Trans Hosts a Northwest Side Trails Workshop May 25

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  • Carter O’Brien

    On the north LFT work, it’s a good start. I do still think it’s unreal that in a city with a nearly $10,000,000,000 budget (it’s $9.8b) it took a relatively piddling $12 million bucks to finally get the show on the road for our crown jewel (and which is used by well upwards of 50,000 people daily during the summer).


Today’s Headlines

500K People Have Registered Ventra Cards (RedEye) Number of People Biking to Work Jumped 13.7 Percent from 2011 to 2012 (DNA) 2 Die in Overnight Motorcycle Crashes (Tribune) Driver Charge in Addison Rollover That Killed 4, Injured 4 (Tribune) Teen Driver Who Killed Man on His Birthday Charged With Reckless Homicide (Tribune) Speed Cameras Will […]

Today’s Headlines for Friday, May 22

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 […]

Today’s Headlines

Study: 1 in 4 Drivers Was Using Phone Before Crash (Tribune) Officer in Unmarked Car Fatally Strikes Driver, 66, in Roseland (CBS) Police Release Image of Vehicle From Fatal Chicago Lawn Crash (Tribune) Judge OKs Lawsuit Alleging Police Code of Silence Led to Fatal DUI Crash (Tribune) Quigley Vows to Keep Federal Money Flowing for […]

Today’s Headlines for Friday, November 11

CTA Hopes to Get Council to Approve Transit TIF Before Trump Takes Over (Tribune) Active Trans Releases Chicago River Trail Plan, Including a Cool Image of 606 Extension Man Who Blew Red, Killing Another Driver, Charged With Homicide (Sun-Times) Ex-RedFlex CEO Karen Finley Gets 21/2 Years for Chicago Bribery Scheme (Tribune) Metra Expected to Approve Third Fare […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, July 6

29-Year-Old Man Fatally Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver in Lawndale (CBS) 3 People Inside Taxi Seriously Injured in Post-Fireworks Crash at Madison/Wacker (Fox) Driver Intentionally Strikes 2 Teenage Girls in Logan Square (DNA) 13-Year-Old Boy Accidentally Crashes His Dad’s Car Into an AutoZone (ABC) Amtrak Study: 2nd Run From Chicago to St. Paul Could Draw Over […]