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Today’s Headlines

  • Evanston City Council Votes to Shelve Sheridan/Chicago PBLs Plans for 2 Years (Northwestern)
  • Active Trans Applauds the City’s Plans for Loop BRT
  • Why Will the 95th Street & Wilson Station Rehabs Be So Expensive? (RedEye)
  • Driver Fatally Strikes 87-Year-Old Man by Wilmette’s Plaza Del Lago (Tribune)
  • Taxi Driver Kills 20-Year-Old Man Near Elk Grove Village; No Charges (Tribune)
  • 58-Year-Old Man Killed in 4-Car Pileup on the Dan Ryan (Tribune)
  • Drivers in Emanuel’s Motorcade Rack Up More Speed Tickets (ABC)
  • Neighbors Say High-Rise Needs More Parking, But Parking at Nearby Tower Is Undersold (DNA)
  • Debris From Byrne Interchange Construction Causes Blue Line Delays (CBS)
  • Former Official From Chicago’s Largest Taxi Company Charged With Laundering Cab Titles (Sun-Times)
  • Risky Business: The Dangers of Driving a Taxi (RedEye)
  • Waukegan Coyote Survives Being Struck By Driver, Stuck in Grill of Car (News-Sun)

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Today’s Headlines

  • CTA Plans to Replace O’Hare Escalator, Damaged in Train Crash, Next Year (RedEye)
  • New Metra Ravenswood Stop Slated for Completion in November (DNA)
  • Woman Who Was Paralyzed in River North Crash Starts Rehab (RedEye)
  • TOD Ordinance Spurs Development on Wicker Park’s Old Furniture Row (Tribune)
  • An Update on North Branch Trail’s Southern Extension Project (Active Trans)
  • Friends of the Parks Leads Tour Against Lucas Museum, Claims It’s Not a Done Deal (Tribune)
  • Illinois Tollway to Test “Distraction-Free” Traffic App for Drivers (Sun-Times)
  • Hinz: Emanuel Needs to Step Up His Pothole Game (Crain’s)
  • Letter: Enforcement Needed to Keep Pedestrians Out of Bike Lanes (Tribune)
  • Some Jerk Stole a Bike Belonging to a Wounded Vet & Paralympic Athlete (CBS)
  • Chicago Has the First — And Only — Electric Garbage Truck in North America (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

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Today’s Headlines

  • Rush Says He’s Pushing for African-American Participation in 95th Rehab Work (Sun-Times)
  • Test of Paperless Ticketing for Metra Probably Won’t Happen Until 2015 (Tribune)
  • Work on the California Blue Line Stop Is Coming Along (DNA)
  • Cardenas Launches an Online Survey for Constituents Re: Speed Cam on Archer (DNA)
  • Motorcyclist Killed in Head-on Collision in Des Plaines (Herald)
  • Bomb Threat at Roosevelt Is a False Alarm (Tribune)
  • Is the U. of C. Still Discouraging Students From Using the CTA on the South Side? (Newcity)
  • A Reminiscence of the Old, Weed-Strewn, Beautiful Bloomingdale Line (Belt)
  • Comic: Images From Various CTA Bus Rides (Newcity)
  • Tips for Sitting & Standing on the Much-Maligned Series 5000 ‘L’ Cars (Tattler)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Graphic: CTA Meeting Performance Targets for Rail But Not for Buses (Crain’s)
  • Female Pedestrian Dies From Injuries Sustained in August 30 Old Town Taxi Crash (DNA)
  • Motorcyclist Fatally Strikes Man in Romeoville (Tribune)
  • Parents of Driver Who Killed Girl While High Hope the Case Will be a Cautionary Tale (Tribune)
  • Oboi Reed‘s Latest South Side Bike Project: Bringing the Slow Roll Concept to Chicago (Tribune)
  • Hilkevitch, No Longer a Divvy Skeptic, Says He Got Burned by Vélib’ (Tribune)
  • New Mural Outside Logan Station “Deliberately Targeted” by Taggers (DNA)
  • Check It Out: Divvy to Unveil 5 Blackhawks-Themed Bikes Tonight (RedEye)

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Today’s Headlines

  • CTA Credits Safety Campaign With Reducing the Number of Rail Trespassers (Tribune)
  • CCS International Wins Cost Management Contract for Phase 1 of Red & Purple Rehab (Tribune)
  • Active Trans Weighs in on the International Report That Called Our Transit Network “Depressing”
  • More Details About How the Wilson Rehab Work Will Affect Train Riders (DNA)
  • Richmond Writer Brands the Jeffery Jump “A Failed BRT Project” (RVA)
  • Should CDOT Add a Midblock Crosswalk at South Loop Retail Development? (Fox)
  • The Morton Arboretum, Which Formerly Banned Bikes, Now Offers Bike rentals (Tribune)
  • Divvy Versus Bublr Smackdown: Which Has Better Branding? (Journal Sentinal)
  • Konkol Whines That Pullman Historic District, Steps From Metra, Is a Transit Desert (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Logan Megamall Sold; Developer Plans Complex With Apartments & Grocery Store (DNA)
  • Driver Who Killed Girl After “Huffing” Cleaning Product Gets 5 Years (Sun-Times)
  • Lawsuit Alleges Celia Sauseda Had Exited Bus and Was Crossing Street When Struck (Tribune)
  • Why Has CTA Bus Ridership Continued to Drop? (RedEye)
  • Help Document the Need for Bike Facilities — Volunteer to Do CDOT Bike Counts (Active Trans)
  • Bike Shop on Lakefront Trail Burglarized by Thieves Wearing Reflective Bike Gear (CBS)
  • Playwright Holds a Reading of “RIDE” at Historic Oscar Wastyn Cycles (Active Trans)
  • What’s Up With That Fire Hydrant in the Middle of Lakewood Avenue? (DNA)
  • Hoosier Trip Advisor? IN Residents Get the Most Out-of-State Parking Tickets in Chicago (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Tinley Park Asks Metra to Establish Rush Hour Express Service (Tribune)
  • Family of Man Fataly Struck By Wheeling Police Officer Files Lawsuit (CBS)
  • Highland Park Woman Who Killed Girl in “Huffing” Crash Will Be Sentenced Today (Tribune)
  • Charles Schwab Poll: Chicagoans Want Better Infrastructure (Crain’s)
  • Plainfield Plans to Build a Bridge Linking 2 Bike Trails (Tribune)
  • Alderman Blames Lack of Parking for 95th Street’s Retail Malaise (DNA)
  • Petition Asks Streets and San to Clean 16th Street Viaducts on a Monthly Basis (DNA)
  • A Scary NYC Dooring Video, and How It Relates to Chicago Cycling (Kevenides)
  • Video: How the “Voice of the CTA” Got His Announcing Gig (Tattler)

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Today’s Headlines

  • CDOT: We’re Not Moving the Mulberry Playlot Speed Cam (DNA)
  • Pedestrian Struck, Seriously Injured at Chicago/LaSalle (NBC)
  • Cop Who Fatally Struck Man in Wheeling Was Making a Traffic Stop (Tribune)
  • Drug Bust Suspect Charged With Attempted Murder After Striking Officer With Car (DNA)
  • Antunovich Plans to Turn Rambler Building Into Garage for Hotel & Data Center (DNA)
  • Despite Fears of “Horrendous” Traffic, Lincoln Park Is Getting Less Dense (Hertz)
  • Hyde Park SSA Plans to Run Tests of Free Trolley Service This Fall (RedEye)
  • Village-Backed Eatery at Tinley Park Metra Stop Isn’t Generating Much Revenue (Tribune)
  • Lot Next to CSO May Be Turned Into Park Commemorating Route 66 (DNA)
  • Principal Appears to Pull Off Sick BMX Tricks in School Attendance Video (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • International Study Agrees: Chicagoland Has Too Many Transit Boards (Tribune)
  • City Moves to Acquire Rail Line for New ERA Trail (DNA)
  • Man, 20, Fatally Struck by Wheeling Police Officer (WLS)
  • CTA Bus Driver Fatally Strikes 54-Year-Old Woman in Back of the Yards (Fox)
  • New Pedestrian Bridges on South Lakefront Will Correct an Inequality (Tribune)
  • Loop Alliance Brainstorms Ideas for Energizing Gloomy Wabash Corridor (Tribune)
  • NW Suburbs Want to Improve Access to Des Plaines River Trail (Active Trans)
  • Thieves Ram Through Door of Oak Street Boutique With Car, Steal Coats (Tribune)
  • Oh Thank Heaven! Cops Catch Man Who Crashed Car Into 7-Eleven, Fled (Tribune)

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