Today’s Headlines for Friday, May 26

  • Chicago’s Population Loss Is Largely Due to African Americans Leaving the City (MPC)
  • 4 Recent Moves to Desegregate the City (MPC)
  • The Rte. 53 Extension Would Only Create More Congestion (Active Trans)
  • Mother Is Suing CPD for Police Pursuit That Led to the Crash Death of Her Son (Sun-Times)
  • Jeff Parkers Discuss the Real Reason They’re Against Affordable Housing: Fear (Sun-Times)
  • Judge Throws Out McPier Lawsuit Against Uber and Lyft (Crain’s)
  • South Side Rail Factory Cleared to Break Ground (Curbed)
  • MPC Looks at Plans to Redevelop the U.S. Steel Site on the SE Side
  • Tribune Architecture Critic Is Disappointed With Union Station Plan
  • Lyft Launches New Luxury Car Service in Chicago (Chicagoist)
  • How Is Closure of LFT for North Side Trail Separation Affecting Your Commute? (The Chainlink)
  • Will You Be Taking a Trip on LSD This Weekend? Bike the Drive Is This Sunday

Get national headlines at Streetsblog USA

  • rohmen

    Based of the MPC article’s findings on what’s driving population loss (namely, losing African-Americans), I think it’s fair to question what impact CHA’s decisions to tear down the majority of housing projects in the City has had on driving that pattern. It’s been reported that CHA is sitting on massive amounts of money that it’s not spending to replace the subsidized housing/projects that it demolishes or isn’t using (like Lathrop, where units sat empty while CHA tried to develop it)

    Sure, we’re losing population, but you have to wonder how much of it is a conscious decision by higher-ups (not that I agree with it, but I think there’s a concerted effort to push groups out going on here).


Today’s Headlines for Thursday, October 8

4 Hearings This Month on Pace Budget, Including Possible Fare Hike (Sun-Times) 63-Year-Old Woman Dies Two Days After Being Struck at Howard & Western (Sun-Times) Emanuel Is in D.C., Angling for Federal Funds for Union Station Rehab (Crain’s) Many Cabbies Are Striking Today in Protest of Ride-Share Policies, Others Are Still Working (CBS) In Response, […]

Today’s Headlines

Map Shows Where TOD Can Be Built Under the Ordinance That Passed Yesterday (Curbed) Tribune Red Light Investigation Leads to Lawsuit Alleging Emanuel Violated FOIA Laws Shocking! Daily Herald Opposes Proposed Chicago Congestion Tax for Suburbanites City Council Legalizes Food Carts (DNA) Waguespack Blasts Emanuel’s Plan to Open Airports to Ride-Share Drivers (Sun-Times) Riverwalk Expansion […]

Today’s Headlines for Friday, January 6

City Drops Plan to Have a Developer Manage Riverwalk Concession Contracts (Sun-Times) Uber Is Schedule to Provide a Wheelchair Accessibility Plan to the City Later This Month (Tribune) No Injuries In I-57 Shooting That Stalled Traffic for More Than an Hour (DNA) Edison Park Anti-TOD Plan With 30 Condos, 159 Spaces Killed By Committee (Curbed) […]

Today’s Headlines

Train Cars Removed From O’Hare, Station May Reopen This Weekend (Tribune) Passengers From O’Hare Blue Line Crash Share Their Experiences (RedEye) House Passes Bill Requiring CPS to Bus Students on Safe Passages Routes (Sun-Times) Probationer Who Killed Boy During Police Chase Fell Through Cracks in System (Tribune) Ride-Sharing Proponents Tell City Council to Go Easy […]

Today’s Headlines for Thursday, December 15

Op-Ed: If Trump Expands TIFIA Program, It Could Be a Boon for Chicago (Crain’s) 31st St. Route Is Only Getting Half of Desired Ridership, Advocates Ask for Longer Hours (DNA) Lincoln Bus Pilot Is Extended 6 Months, CTA Says More Marketing Needed (DNA) Irving Park, Addison Blue Line Stations to Get New Public Art (Sun-Times) Investigator: Man […]

Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, June 29

Activists Lobby for Longer Hours, Weekend Service for 31st Street Bus Pilot (DNA) Eugene Oregon’s Bus Rapid Transit System Is a Model for Chicago (Active Trans) A Round-up of Recent Transit New (MPC) North Ave. Bridge Set to Reopen This Weekend; Pedestrian Fatally Struck Nearby (Tribune) Man on Bike Killed in Train Crash Near 59th […]