Today’s Headlines for Thursday, September 14

  • Chicago-Pittsburgh Team Is a Winner in “Challenge” to Plan Largely Hypothetical Hyperloop Route
  • Walsh Construction Win Contract for Next Year’s $25M Jeff Park Transit Center Makeover (DNA)
  • Driver Charged With Aggravated DUI for Fatal Crash That Sent Tire Through Church Window (DNA)
  • Pedestrian Fatality Leads to 2-Hour Delays on Metra UP-N Trains (DNA)
  • Metra Is Raising Fares for 4th Time in 4 Years, Carter Says He Hopes to Avoid CTA Fare Hike (CBS)
  • New Municipal IDs Will Double as Ventra and Library Cards (Tribune)
  • Park Replacing Parking Lot Will Be Named for Bike-Bridge-Blocking Alderman Berny Stone (DNA)
  • “Empire” Creator Says He Often Finds Shoot Locations While biking Around Chicago (Sun-Times)
  • Lots of Events to Celebrate the 30th (Actually 20th) Anniversary of Monthly Chicago Critical Mass Rides

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  • F. Hayek 69

    Metra needs to eliminate most of their conductors and slash the remaining ones’ six figure salaries before they should be allowed to consider raising fares.

  • rwy

    Wow that article you wrote on the bridge over the channel is 5 years old. The current “detour” is inconvenient and I usually end up traveling on Kedzie from Devon to Howard. It’s is so maddeningly frustrating how long it takes to build bicycle infrastructure.

  • Why is CCM actually 20 years old?

  • johnaustingreenfield

    If you look at the website, you’ll see it’s being promoted as the 30th anniversary of Chicago Critical Mass, but that’s a dry joke. Critical mass didn’t even get started in San Francisco, it’s birthplace, until 1992.