Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, June 19

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  • Sign an Active Trans Petition Calling on Chicago to Budget $20M for Biking & Walking
  • The Tribune Looks at Improving the Blue Line as an Alternative to O’Hare Express
  • Austin, Texas, Like Chicago, Struggles With Pedestrian Safety (WBEZ)
  • Metra Heritage Corridor and SW Service Lines Stalled Due to Heat Yesterday (CBS)
  • Metra Commuters Have Mixed Feelings About the New BNSF Schedule (Tribune)
  • Aurora Seeks Approval for a Mile-Long Bike Trail on the SE Side (Tribune)
  • As Divvy Turns 5, the Reader’s Ryan Smith Discusses the Benefits of Bike-Share
  • Elgin’s “Bike, Walk, Move” Program Encourages Physical Activity June 17-23 (Herald)

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Today’s Headlines for Monday, June 18

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  • More Commentary on Musk Building O’Hare Express (TribuneSun-Times, Chicago Mag, ATA)
  • City Breaks Ground on Garfield Gateway in Washington Park Neighborhood (Curbed)
  • 5 Chicago Transportation Proposals That Never Got off the Ground (Tribune)
  • WTTW Journalist Elizabeth Brackett Has Died From Injuries After Lakefront Trail Bike Crash
  • Pedestrian Struck in Southwest Suburban Matteson (Sun-Times)
  • Boy, 9, Killed in Burbank Hit-and-Run Crash, Mother and Child Injured (Sun-Times)
  • Bail Denied to Man Accused of Unprovoked Attack on Senior on Red Line (WGN)
  • Officer Injured After Crashing Into Pole While Patrolling LFT on an ATV (Sun-Times)
  • Letter: More Enforcement of Drivers Needed to Make Chicago Biking Safer (Tribune)
  • 100-Unit TOD With 10 Affordable Units, 30 Parking Spots Approved for Logan (Curbed)

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Today’s Headlines for Friday, June 15

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  • Turning Driver Fatally Struck Male Cyclist, 41, on 600 Block of N. Erie (Sun-Times)
  • Good Samaritan Saved the Life of WTTW’s Elizabeth Brackett After Bike Injury (Sun-Times)
  • Can Musk Build O’Hare Express for Less That Half the Price of $2.3 B Red Lne Extension? (Crain’s)
  • Metra Pays the Price for Being Frugal (Crain’s)
  • Metra to Stop Selling Tickets, 10-Ride Passes From 15 Stations (WGN)
  • Study: Divvy Stations Are Getting About 15X as Much Use in Avondale as E. Garfield (U.S. News)
  • “America’s Got Talent” Hopeful Booted From Performing at Red Line Lake Station (Reader)
  • We Keep You Rollin’ Hosts a Community Bike Ride on Sunday 6/23, 10 AM

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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, June 14

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  • Chicago Taps Musk and His Hypothetical Tunneling Tech for O’Hare Express Project (Tribune)
  • Scheinfeld Talks to WBEZ About Efforts to Address Chicago’s Pedestrian Fatality Surge
  • CTA Signs off on Purchase 20 All-Electric Buses for $32M (Tribune)
  • Man Dies After Falling Off Pedestrian Bridge Near Wrigley Building (Tribune)
  • WTTW Reporter and Triathlete Elizabeth Brackett Critically Injured in LFT Bike Crash
  • $5K Reward Offered to Find Driver Who Killed Motorcyclist Steve Lajin, 22 (WGN)
  • CBS Looks at Commuter Crowding Associated With Metra’s PTC Installation Schedule
  • Active Trans Looks at Bike Lane Uprising‘s Effort to Keep Bikeways Clear and Safe

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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, June 13

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  • Tollway and Canadian Pacific Reach Tentative Deal for Western O’Hare Access (Crain’s)
  • Emanuel Calls for New 2% Airbnb Tax to Fund Shelter Beds for Abuse Victims (Tribune)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Killed Motorcyclist in Edgebrook (CBS)
  • As Carjackings Rise, So Has the Number of Youth Arrested for It (Tribune)
  • Gunshot Hits Door of 79th Street Red Line Station (WGN)
  • Police Officer Rescues Toddler Running Along Route 59 in Naperville (Tribune)
  • Metra Apologizes for BNSF Crowding, Adds Extra Cars to Morning Trains (WGN)
  • W. Side Residents Are Activating Vacant Lots With A Transportable Garden (Block Club)

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