Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, October 20

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  • Park will replace vacant lot at Kimball and The 606, city is doing cleanup of contamination (Block Club)
  • Man died after falling on tracks at Roosevelt; Green, Orange service were partially halted (CBS)
  • Several vehicles, including a police truck, demolished in Englewood crash, no word on injuries (CBS)
  • Boy, 5, found wandering around the Belmont Red station reunited with mother (CBS)
  • Ald. Hopkins organizes safety walk in Wicker Park after several shootings and robberies (Block Club)
  • John discusses the upcoming permanent dockless rental e-scooter program on WBEZ
  • Englewood neighbors are painting the 58th Street viaduct this weekend – here’s how you can help (Block Club)

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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, October 19

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  • Man fatally struck by CTA driver near Buena LFT underpass IDed as William Hiebel, 85 (ABC)
  • 2 cops injured, 1 civilian injured after Lexus driver runs red in South Austin (Tribune)
  • Man arrested for alleged hate-crime attack at Argyle stop was accidentally released (NBC)
  • Red Line trains were rerouted due to person on tracks at Harrison having mental health crisis (CBS)
  • Latest Six Corners proposal gets panned for having too many parking lots (Block Club)
  • Rolling street closures today for Chicago Sky victory parade starting at 11 AM (Block Club)
  • Chicago Bike Collective Ride on Friday 11/5, assembling at 6pm at 27th and Halsted

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Today’s Headlines for Monday, October 18

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  • Metra won’t raise fares, restoring full service in 2022 (NBC)
  • An update on the CTA’s efforts to transition to an electric bus fleet (FSM)
  • A driver fatally struck Mary Johnson, 82, at 11th/California in North Lawndale (ABC)
  • Motorcyclist dies after crashing in Little Village while pursuing driver after minor collision (Sun-Times)
  • 4-year-old boy, 3 adults serious injured in pin-in crash in Grand Crossing (CBS)
  • Fire at Wrightwood/Lincoln near ‘L’ tracks in Lincoln Park didn’t seem to impact service (ABC)
  • Park Ridge officials object to IDOT stripping parking for bike lanes on a road lined with parking lots (Tribune)
  • Here To Stay Community Land Trust aims to slow housing displacement in Logan, Hermosa (Block Club)
  • Rail yard bird: A live rooster was spotted on the Blue Line tracks (CTA Fails)

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Today’s Headlines for Friday, October 15

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  • Metra unveils 2022 operating, capital budgets (Rail Age)
  • Man charged with 4 felonies for punching senior, pushing her onto ‘L’ tracks at Cermak Green (ABC)
  • Man charged with aggravated battery in attack on woman, 18, on Blue Line near Washington (CBS)
  • Bike Box in North Lawndale Bike Box offers free loaner bikes, repairs, affordable cycles for purchase (WTTW)
  • Street mural, curb extensions, new crosswalks coming to Harrison/Homan in North Lawndale (Block Club)
  • Plan for office tower at 360 N. Green, near Morgan stop, drops parking from 256 to 90 spaces (Chicago YIMBY)
  • Folks legend John Prine gets honorary street sign in Lincoln Park (Block Club)
  • UTC hosts a discussion with Pace director Rocky Donahue on Thursday 10/21, noon to 1:30

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