Is the Tollway Getting Cold Feet on Route 53 Extension? (Daily Herald) Hit-and-Run Driver Who Injured Girl in Mt. Prospect Charged With Felony (CBS) GoFundMe Launched for Cyclist Drew Boyle, Injured in Crash (The Chainlink) Police Warn of Punch-and-Grab Robberies on the Orange & Red Lines (Sun-Times) Bicycle Doorings Have Risen Sharply in Recent Years […]
A massive new study of commuters in the United Kingdom reveals that people who bike to work tend to live longer and are at lower risk of heart disease and cancer. While the study establishes correlation but doesn't prove causation, the size of the sample and the magnitude of the effects strongly suggest that biking to work can yield major health benefits.
Why “Urban Pioneers” Are Buying Homes in Chicago’s Southland (Crain’s) Emanuel Announcing Improvements to Cottage Grove Green Stop This Morning (DNA) $1.8 Million Rehab of 120-Year-Old Quincy Station Begins (DNA) Some 40K People Filled the Streets for Chicago’s March for Science (Tribune) 3 Injured After Driver Strikes Another Car, CTA Bus at 95th and Stony Island (NBC) […]
Chicago transportation commissioner Rebekah Scheinfeld is voicing support for a proposal to use a device known as a “textalyzer” to crack down on distracted driving with cellphones. Two aldermen, Anthony Beale Beale (9th) and Edward Burke (14th), have introduced a resolution asking the Chicago Police Department to look into using a $10,000 device from Cellebrite, which makes […]
Hertz: A Proposal for Making Transit Work Better on the South Side (SSW) Man Stabbed in the head on Red Line Near Sox/35th Station (ABC) CTA Says Lincoln Bus Pilot May Be Canceled Due to Low Ridership (DNA) Inspector General’s Office Calls for Abolishing Ward Menu Funding Program (Tribune) Plan Commission Approved 250-Unit, 173-Space Tower […]