Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, July 5

  • A Budget Soon? IL Senate Overrides Rauner Veto, House Expected to Do So Thursday (Politico)
  • NYC Papers Mock Rahm’s Op-Ed, Citing Chicago’s Smaller Train System, 6X Higher Murder Rate (DNA)
  • Driver Critically Injures Woman, 30, at Fullerton/Kedzie in Logan, No Charges (DNA)
  • 2 Officers Among 3 Injured in Englewood Crash (NBC)
  • Collapse of Roof Next to Red Line in Edgewater Causes Train Delays (WLS)
  • Active Trans Looks at the Proposal for a Complete Grid of Bikeways in Edgewater
  • Chicagoist Looks at Conflicts From Friday’s Critical Mass Ride, Including Motorist Pulling a Gun
  • DNA: Someone Vandalized Signs for Parking Ban Aimed at Curbing Gang Parties on Near West Side
  • City Releases Full Schedule of PlayStreets Events, Which Create Car-Free Space for Recreation
  • See You at Our Reader Appreciation Party Tonight 6-8 PM at RevBrew Taproom, 3340 N. Kedzie

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  • Chicagoan

    The reaction of the NYC press, as well as Joe Lhota, made me think of the following: ‘Thin Skin’

  • planetshwoop

    Re: Safe Streets….

    Everyone should have a block party. It feels incredibly liberating to reclaim public space from cars. Everyone loves it on our street, and I think having that feeling spread would encourage safer streets.

  • Anne A

    This morning I was on the purple line going past Thorndale. It was a slow zone in that area due to ongoing emergency demolition of the collapsed building.


Today’s Headlines

CTA Fires Train Driver From O’Hare Crash (Tribune, NBC) City Announces Plans for 20 Miles of Bike Lanes This Year (Tribune, Sun-Times, DNA) “Transit Future” Proposal for Rail Expansion Is on the Right Track (Atlantic Cities) Editorial: Transit Taskforce’s Call to Consolidate Boards Is on Point (Tribune) Rahm Announces Plans to Repave 13 More Miles […]

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 for Tuesday, September 27

Woman Killed While Biking Yesterday Worked as a Health Coach in Edgewater (DNA) After Monday’s Fatality, Brown Says He’s an “Interested But Concerned” Cyclist (Sun-Times) Looks Like Metra Chairman Martin Oberman Is on His Way Out (Crain’s) Brown Line / Car Crash Near Francisco Station, No Injuries (DNA) More Trouble at Union Station: Metra Train Fire […]

Today’s Headlines

Active Trans Urges Politicians to Refine, Not Abolish, Traffic Cam Program (Sun-Times) New Lawsuit Filed Against City for Red Light and Speed Cameras (Sun-Times) Milwaukee Road Diet, P-Streets Emerge as Issues in 45th Ward Race (DNA) Rauner’s Motorcade Involved in 2nd Crash in About 2 Months (NBC) IDOT Closes a Stretch of Irving Park Due to […]

Today’s Headlines

Aldermen Fail to Force a Vote on Abolishing Traffic Cams (DNA) Numbers Show Edgewater Cams Have Been Successful in Reducing Speeding (DNA) Transit Officials Paint Bleak Picture of How Rauner Cuts Would Affect Service (Tribune) Teen Killed in Train Crash While Walking Home From School in Cedar Lake (Tribune) Two Injured in Semi-Truck Rollover in […]

Today’s Headlines for Thursday, April 20

Burke, Beale Want Police to Consider Using “Textalyzer” on Drivers After Crashes (Tribune) 2 Officers Injured in Crash While Responding to Dan Ryan Homicide (CBS) Security Video Leads to Arrest in Red Line Station Murder Case (Tribune) Prosecutors: Driver in Fatal Crash Had Alcohol, Marijuana, Cocaine in System (Tribune) City Council Approves Crackdown on Party Buses (DNA) […]