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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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Today’s Headlines

  • Emanuel and Durbin to Announce Funding for 41st & 43rd Street Ped Bridges (DNA)
  • Lakeview East Chamber Applauds the Return of Paid Sunday Parking (DNA)
  • 2 Dead in Vehicle Crashes on the South Side (Tribune)
  • IL Municipalities May Be Held Liable for Injuries Caused by Poor Snow Removal (FK Law)
  • Businesses Getting Ready to Relocate for Fullerton/Damen/Elston Reconfiguration (DNA)
  • Alderman Beale Proposes Lowering Truck Sticker Fee for Seniors (Sun-Times)
  • Someone Defaced Benches Featuring a Public Art Project About Black Identity (DNA)
  • What Life Was Like on the CTA Before Smart Phones (Tattler)
  • Photographic Proof That Rahm Does Actually Ride the Brown Line (Sun-Times)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Aldermen Push for Stricter Rules, Fees for Trains Carrying Dangerous Fuels (DNA)
  • Cardenas Wants Speed Camera Removed From Archer Avenue (DNA)
  • Beale Says Raising Speed Limit on 127th Is “My Way of Taking Care of” Residents (Sun-Times)
  • Thurow Case Highlights Challenge of Keeping Chronic Drunk Driver Off Roads (Tribune)
  • Minor Derailment of Blue Line at Pulaski Is Causing Major Delays (Tribune)
  • Driver Arrested for DUI After Killing Pedestrian in McHenry (CBS)
  • Bronzeville Man Charged With DUI, Reckless Homicide After Fatal Crash on Ryan (RedEye)
  • Surveillance Photos Lead to Charges in Red Line Groping Case (NBC)
  • Switching Problems at Union Station Caused Delays on BNSF Trails Last Night (Tribune)
  • UP North Trails Delayed After a Tree Falls on Tracks Near Kenilworth (CBS)
  • People With Disabilities Must Apply for RTA Free Ride Permit By End of Month (Tattler)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Active Trans Study: Most Drivers Don’t Stop for People in Crosswalks (Tribune)
  • Video: Tone-Deaf CBS Report on Loop BRT Claims “Cars Are No Longer Welcome Here”
  • Clueless Tribune Piece on Gas Tax Revenue “Roads May Crumble as People Go Green”
  • Other Publications Weigh in on Chicago’s 2nd Place Ranking in “Bicycling” (Chicagoist, DNA)
  • Actress Molly Glynn Killed While Cycling on N. Branch Trail During Friday’s Storm (Tribune)
  • Days After Receiving Probation for 2nd DUI, Driver Critically Injures Trooper (Sun-Times)
  • Woman Dies After SUV Driver Strikes Her Jeep on the Dan Ryan (Tribune)
  • A Beginner’s Guide to Ride-Share and Taxi Apps (Crain’s)
  • The Northwest Side Needs a Big-Picture Transpo Plan, Not Just Bike Lanes (Urbanelijk)
  • Proposed Lincoln Park Condo Tower Would have More Parking Spots Than Units (DNA)
  • Owner of Beloved Dive Club Foot Blames Permit Parking for Closure (Eater)
  • CTA “Hero” Warns Fellow Passengers About Wet Seats With Signs (CBS)

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Today’s Headlines

  • 6-Week Closure of Blue Line’s California Stop Starts Today (Tribune)
  • Amtrak asks Feds to Investigate IL Passenger Rail Delays Caused by CN Trains (Crain’s)
  • Police: 2 Suspects Injured in Crash After Driver Tried to Run Over an Officer (RedEye)
  • Chicago Developers Are Making Good Use of the New TOD Ordinance (Architect’s Newspaper)
  • What You Can Do to Help Make the Evanston Bike Plan a Reality (Active Trans)
  • Survey finds Hyde Parkers Want a Trolley on 53rd; Pilot May Launch by Thanksgiving (DNA)
  • New Bike/Ped Bridge Proposed to Connect Goose Island to the “Hipster Highway” (Crain’s)
  • An In-Depth Look at Chicago Bike Theft and Efforts to Stop It (Reader)
  • Wish You Could Still Buy  3- and 7-Day CTA Passes? There’s a Hack for That (RedEye)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Quinn, Rauner, Discuss Regional, State Planning Issues at MPC Event
  • Dubious Honor: Quinn Renames the Circle Interchange After Ex-Mayor Jane Byrne (DNA)
  • More Kennedy Lane Closures Coming for Ohio Street Bridge Project (Expired Meter)
  • Man Beaten, Fatally Struck by Driver in Little Village (Tribune)
  • City Spent More Than $42K on Anti-Homeless Barricades in Avondale Viaduct (DNA)
  • California Blue Line Station Closing for 6-Weeks Starting This Thursday (RedEye)
  • Free CTA Rides for CPS Students on First Day of School (Sun-Times)
  • Divvy Users Want Better Bike Availability, More Stations (RedEye)
  • 40th Ward Bike-Share Stations Locations Announced (DNA)
  • SUV Driver Crashes Into Wicker Park Nail Salon (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • State of Illinois Providing $10 Million to Expand Safe Passages Program (Tribune)
  • Sun-Times Is Bankrolling Free CTA Rides for CPS Students on First Day (RedEye)
  • 15 Injured After O’Hare Shuttle Bus Driver Crashes Into Median (Sun-Times)
  • Flooding Has Put a Damper on Riverwalk Construction Work (Curbed)
  • City Study Finds Taxi Drivers Make $12.14 an Hour, Cabbies Beg to Differ (Sun-Times)
  • Open Letter to Rahm From a Cabbie: Give Us Higher Rates, Lower Fees (Chicago)
  • How Transitized Moved From Chicago to Vancouver Via Amtrak
  • Ribbon Cutting & BBQ for Loyola’s New Kenmore Promenade 5:30 P.M. Today (DNA)

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