Today’s Headlines for Friday, February 22

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  • Mayoral Candidates Support Upgrading Metra Electric (Active Trans)
  • Why Are U.S. Cities Becoming More Dangerous for Pedestrians and Cyclists? (Fast Company)
  • Multibillion-Dollar Plan Would Build High-Rises Over Metra Tracks by Soldier Field (Tribune)
  • MED Saw Major Delays After Freight Derailment Near East Hazel Crest (Sun-Times)
  • What a Racket! Check Out the Squash Court Being Built at Union Station (Tribune)
  • Chainlinkers Share Winter Bike Chain Maintenance Tips
  • Anthony Foxx Will Keynote the Shared Mobility Summit, March 5-7 at the Fairmont Hotel

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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, February 21

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  • Tribune: Metra Ridership Fell 9% Between 2014 and 2018, While Fares Rose 4 Times
  • Most Mayoral Candidates Support a Dedicated Bike Walk Fund (Active Trans)
  • No Charges for Driver Who Critically Injured Girl Near Downer’s Grove School (Sun-Times)
  • Motorist Charged With DUI for Crash That Injured State Trooper on I-94 (ABC)
  • Driver, 87, Plows Into Mexican Restaurant in Batavia (Sun-Times)
  • Man Who Allegedly Stabbed Passenger on CTA Bus Charged (Block Club)
  • Chicagoans of Various Incomes Discuss They Make Ends Meet, Including Transit (Vice)
  • Chuy Garcia: City Funds Used for ‘L’ Noise Abatement Wall Behind Burke’s House (Sun-Times)
  • Fire at Metal-Plating Plant in Fulton Market Disrupts Green, Pink Line Trains (CBS)
  • 2 TODs Heading to Western Avenue Near the Bloomingdale Trail (Curbed)
  • Arcadis and Jacobs Chosen to Help Lead the CTA’s Red and Purple Modernization Project

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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, February 20

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  • Community Development Commission OKs $900M Lincoln Yards TIF (Sun-Times)
  • Judge Upholds Lawsuit Opposing Obama Presidential Center Location (Curbed)
  • 3 Injured, Including 1-Year-Old, in Fiery Burbank Crash (Sun-Times)
  • State Trooper Injured in Crash on Dan Ryan Near 43rd in Bronzeville (Sun-Times)
  • Slick Morning Commute as Snow Turns to Freezing Rain in Northern Illinois (Tribune)
  • ELPC: Let’s Revitalize the Pedway With Better Wayfinding, Coordination, Activation (Crain’s)
  • Lincoln Square Residents Say They Want Brick Buildings, Not Strip Malls (Block Club)
  • Video: Man in Official-Looking Yellow Coat Tries to Steal Bike, Flees When Questioned (Chainlink)
  • Evanston Declines to Paint “Eyesore” RR Bridge in Middle of Town (Tribune)
  • Elevated Chicago Equitable TOD Symposium Takes Places 3/7 at 230 S. LaSalle

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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, February 8

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  • Developer Promises Lincoln Yards Will Include Transpo Improvements (Sun-Times)
  • Driver Fatally Struck Gerald Frens, 75, With Side Mirror in Elk Grove Village (Fox)
  • Police Searching for Driver Who Struck a Pedestrian Near McCormick Place (CBS)
  • Metra Passenger Attacked Employee in Palos Park (CBS)
  • Cycle Smithy Is the Latest Victim in Wave of High-End Bike Theft Cases (CBS)
  • A Chainlinker Searches for the Roger Park Bike Builder Who Made His Dad’s Ride
  • A Glass Squash Court Is Coming to Union Station’s Grand Hall (Tribune)
  • Blackstone Bikes Seeking Artists to Create Pop-up Shop With Youths (Chainlink)

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Today’s Headlines for Monday, February 18

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  • Active Trans Now Releases Candidates’ Transportation Questionnaire Responses
  • (FWIW) Lime Has Endorsed the Active Trans Agenda
  • South Branch Vision Advances the Chicago River Trail (Active Trans)
  • CMAP Chief Joe Szabo Is Stepping Down (Crain’s)
  • 2 City Bodies Will Soon Consider Approving TIF Funding for Lincoln Yards (ChiGov)
  • Police Seek Lyft Driver Who Critically Injured Woman, 59, in Rogers Park (CBS)
  • Security Images Released of Man Who Allegedly Attacked Pregnant Woman on Red Line (ABC)
  • SCC Claims Judge Who Gave Bobby Cann’s Killer 10 Days Reassigned After Using Misogynist Slur
  • MPC Roundtable on VMT Taxes Friday 2/22 at Noon, 140 S. Dearborn #1400
  • Lake Bluff Bikes and Brews Fest Sunday 2/24 at Taproom Near the Metra Station

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