Today’s Headlines for Thursday, April 19

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  • $1.5M Settlement for Family of Girl Who Was Struck by a CTA Bus Driver (Tribune)
  • Trains Rerouted After Man Found Dead on ‘L’ Car Near Howard (Sun-Times)
  • What Effect Would Legalizing Marijuana Have on Illinois Traffic Safety? (Reader)
  • City Council Approves Tripling the Fine for Downtown Double Parking to $300 (Tribune)
  • NW Suburban Cary Will Get a New $2.4M Metra Station (Tribune)
  • An Update on Active Trans’ Advocacy to Create the Chicago River Trail
  • Drivers Say Winter Parking Ban Is a Money Grab but It May Be a Money Loser (WBEZ)Banner for our fundraising campaign that says Donate and help us win a $50,000 grant from The Chicago Community Trust to hire a new reporter

Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, April 18

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  • Editorial: Emanuel Is “Making Little Plans” for North Branch Green Space (Tribune)
  • Metra Wants Leverage Over Amtrak in Upcoming Union Station Negotiations (Crain’s)
  • Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Lent $20M to Wife of Chicago Cab Mogul (Sun-Times)
  • How Advocates Are Encouraging Cycling in Elk Grove Village (Active Trans)
  • Cyclists of Chicago Podcast Talks With Divvy Marketing Director Kelly Goldthorpe
  • How to Avoid Being a Jerk While Riding the the CTA (Chicago Magazine)
  • Blind Musician Andrew Slater Confronts His Fear of ‘L’ Train Noise With a Sound Piece
  • Major Taylor Trail Cleanup Day This Saturday 4/21, 9 AM, 12900 S. Eggleston (FOTMTT)

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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, April 17

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  • Committee Approves Reilly’s Proposal to Triple Double Parking Fines (Sun-Times)
  • O’Hare Express Hopeful Elon Musk Raises $113M for Tunnels & Hyperloop (Crain’s)
  • Officers Accused of Scheme to Provide Free United Center Parking to Cops (Sun-Times)
  • Developers Propose City’s 2nd-Largest Skyscraper Next to Trib Tower Condos (Tribune)
  • CBS Talks With Residents About the Proposal to Extend Green Line to Obama Center
  • Jim Dalke From Chicago Inno Discusses the Pros & Cons of Dockless Bike-Share With WGN
  • LimeBike and Ofo Have Launched in Saint Louis (Next STL)
  • West Dundee Is Installing Bike Racks Downtown (Tribune)
  • U. of Illinois is Working With Bike Shops to Promote Cycling on Campus (Daily Illini)

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Today’s Headlines for Monday, April 16

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  • An Update on IDOT’s Plan to Use Private Financing Widen I-55 (Tribune)
  • Driver Charged With Homicide After Fatal Police Chase Crash in Rogers Park (Tribune)
  • Fallen Police Commander Led 2003 Chase That Killed a Bystander (Chicago Mag)
  • FBI Raid on Trump Lawyer Cohen Sought Ties to Chicago Cab Operators (Sun-Times)
  • Cahill: CMAP Should Add O’Hare Express [Boondoggle] to Its Priority Project List (Crain’s)
  • Emanuel Proposes a New Trail Connecting the Riverwalk to Chinatown (Sun-Times)
  • S. Lakefront Framework Plan Includes Emphasizes Jackson Park Water Features (Tribune)
  • “Aerial Cities” TV Show Offers a Fresh Perspective on CTA Infrastructure (Sun-Times)
  • Letter: Why Can’t Metra Cars Arrive on Time? (Tribune)
  • In Praise of Lakefront Trail Excursions in Challenging Weather (Tribune)

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