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Today’s Headlines

  • Wlodzimierz Woroniecki, 60, Killed by Motorcyclist While Biking in Franklin Park (Sun-Times)
  • Chuyuan Qiu, 18, Fatally Struck by Cement Truck Driver by Northwestern Campus (WLS)
  • Girl, 14, Suffers “Significant Injuries” After Being Struck by SUV Driver in Plainfield (Sun-Times)
  • Ventra App Wins Award From American Public Transportation Association (APTA)
  • Active Trans: You #ClearTheWay Bike Lane Blockage Photos Are Making a Difference
  • The Tribune Looks at the Transit-Oriented Development Trend
  • Curbed Discusses Chicago Loop Alliance Placemaking Projects

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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, September 20

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Today’s Headlines for Monday, September 19, 2016

  • Bicycling Magazine Names Chicago #1 Bike-Friendly City in Semi-Annual Contest (Tribune)
  • Comparing the Argyle Shared Street to Actual Asian Shared Streets (Transitized)
  • Some People Don’t Want Diverter Trial, Starting Today, if it Means More Car Traffic Elsewhere (Sun-Times)
  • Whose Idea Was the Diverter? DNAinfo Shares the Facts
  • North Branch Trail Extension’s First Section Will Open Wednesday (Tribune)
  • RTA Paying for Jefferson Park Transit Center Access and TOD Plan (DNAinfo)
  • Map Based on Dubious Rent Statistics Shows Prices by Location of CTA Stations (Chicagoist)

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Today’s Headlines for Friday, September 16

  • Help ID Driver Who Doored a Cyclist, Avoided a Ticket, Got a High-Five (Chainlink)
  • Son: It Was a ‘Mistake’ to Let Driver Who Killed My Dad Out on Bond (DNA)
  • Pedestrian Sustains Minor Injuries in Rollover Crash in River North (CBS)
  • Chicago Sees Decrease in Commuters Driving to Work Alone (Curbed)
  • MPC Looks at the Proposed Red Line Transit TIF
  • Jeff Park Master Plan Could Pave the Way for Transit-Oriented Development (DNA)
  • Loop Gas Leaks Halts CTA Service on Elevated Tracks (ABC)
  • Metra, CTA Plan Extra Weekend Service for Riot Fest, Football Games (CBS)
  • Where Do CTA Cars Go After They’re Retired? (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, September 14

  • Girl, 11, Critically Injured on Sidewalk by Driver Fleeing Previous Crash Scene (Tribune)
  • Driver Gets 26 Years for DUI Crash That Killed 2 Young Children (Sun-Times)
  • What Can Be Done to Prevent Train Track Suicides? (CTJ)
  • Falling Concrete From Union Station Ceiling Injures Metra Commuter (Sun-Times)
  • More Details on the Plan to Build the Bike Bridge That Berny Stone Blocked (Tribune)
  • Zero Backlash Against the Stone Bridge at Last Night’s Community Meeting (Chainlink)
  • Why Chicago-Area McMansions Are Becoming Hard to Sell (Curbed)
  • The 606 Is a Popular Route for Walking & Biking to School (Active Trans)
  • CDOT Is Making a Video to Help Address the Argyle Learning Curve (DNA)
  • Police: Teens Ride Metra to Deerfield, Steal Bikes, Take Them Home on Trail (CBS)
  • Activate Alley Party Tomorrow 5 PM at 100 W. Monroe (Loop Alliance)
  • CMAP Hosts a Forum on the Question “Have We Reached Peaked Driving” on 9/22

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Today’s Headlines for Monday, September 12

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Today’s Headlines for Friday, September 9

  • 958-Foot-Tall Tower Proposed Alongside Union Station (Curbed)
  • CDOT Releases a User’s Guide to Address the Argyle Learning Curve (Curbed)
  • The Tribune Runs Yet Another Flat-Earth Anti-Bike Rant by John McCarron
  • Metra Is Having 41 Locomotives Rebuilt — First One Is Back in Service (Railway Gazette)
  • Have Your Say on Plans for Uptown’s “Inner Coastal Zone” at Meeting Series (DNA)
  • What Are the Worst Streets for Bike Lane Blockage? (The Chainlink)
  • A Biography of Phyllis Harmon, Including Her Chicago-Area Bike Advocacy (The Chainlink)
  • Video: Bike Thieves Use Angle Grinder to Gank 2 Bikes on Near West Side (DNA)
  • Support the Manor Greenway Plan at the 9/22 33rd Ward TAC Meeting (Active Trans)

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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, September 7

  • Chicagoist Looks at the City’s Vision Zero Announcement
  • Politicians, Activists Showed Up for Debut of 31st Street Bus Pilot Yesterday (DNA)
  • Pedestrian Fatally Struck in Dunning on August 28 Identified as Krzysztof Wlostowski (DNA)
  • 12 Suffer Minor Injuries After CTA Bus / Car Crash (ABC)
  • Driver of Mercedes Injures Bike Cop in Loop, Officer in Good Condition, No Citations (DNA)
  • Power Outage Caused Delays on Metra Electric Yesterday Morning (Sun-Times)
  • Controversial Proposal to Extend Lakefront Trail North Is on Ballot in Edgewater (Active Trans)
  • Chicago Public Schools Creates 2 New Safe Passages Routes (ABC)
  • An Update on Logan Square’s Twin Towers TOD Project (Curbed)
  • 100 People Toured Edgewater Sites Made Famous by Ridiculed YouTube Stars (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, September 6

  • Tribune Comes Out Against Amendment Against Diverting Transportation Revenue
  • After Misguided Editorial on Bike Deaths, Clueless Op-Ed on Teen Driving From the Tribune
  • Active Trans, Chainlink Discuss the Victim-Blaming Trib Piece on Bike Fatalities (Chicagoist)
  • Dorval Carter, MarySue Barnett, Juanita Irizarry Make Crain’s Who’s Who List
  • Why Is It So Hard to Get Data on Ride-Share & Taxi Crashes (RedEye)
  • During Closure of Foster From Cicero to Pulaski, CTA Buses Will Run on Peterson (DNA)
  • Commuter Loves Quiet Morning Rides in Lake St. PBLs, Hates the Poor Maintenance (DNA)
  • Forest Preserve: N. Branch Trail Extension Isn’t Open Yet So Don’t Ride on It (DNA)
  • In “CTA Project” Video, Transit Riders Share Their Life Lessons (DNA)
  • Owner Wants a Million Dollars for a 3-Bedroom Loft Next to the Bloomingdale Trail (DNA)
  • Insurance Company Stages Crash With a Pokemon: “Don’t Catch & Drive” (Claims Journal)
  • Southside Critical Mass Happens Friday 9/16 6:30 at Cole PArk, 85th & King

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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, September 1

  • CTA Hosting Meeting With North Red Line Neighbors to Discuss Transit TIF (DNA)
  • Residents Dispute Claim That Longmeadow Parkway Would Benefit Environment (Herald)
  • Neighbor Videos Drivers Ignoring Stop Signs as Argument Against Manor Greenway (DNA)
  • Police Officers Blame Divvy Bikes for Loitering at Troubled Englewood Corner (Tribune)
  • CTA Offering Free Rides for CPS Students on 1st Day of School (ABC)
  • “Luxury” Ride-Sharing App Doesn’t Go any Further South Than Roosevelt (DNA)
  • Lunatics Go Swimming in the Calumet River to Raise Money for Cal-Sag Trail (MPC)
  • Opening Reception for “Windy City in Motion” Exhibit at Union Station on 9/13

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