Today’s Headlines

  • IDOT Finalizing Circle Interchange Plans (Tribune)
  • Report Shows Illinois Bike Trails Bring Economic Benefits (Active Trans)
  • Bicyclist Killed in North Riverside (Sun-Times)
  • CTA Plans to Upgrade Wireless Service in Red and Blue Line Subways (CBS)
  • Family Files Suit Against Officers for Car Chase That Killed Their Son (Tribune)
  • Man Held on $500K Bail for Fatal Bishop Ford Crash (Tribune, Sun-Times)
  • Driver dies of Apparent Heart Attack on Kennedy, Crashes into Wall (Tribune)
  • Police Officer, 3 Others Hurt In Car Chase on the South Side (Tribune, DNA)
  • Woman Injured in Alleged Lake Shore Drive DUI Remains in Coma (DNA)
  • CTA Offering Kids Trackworker Costume on Gift Site (RedEye)

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Alleged Bagman in Redflex Bribery Scandal Scheduled to Plead Guilty Today (Tribune) Plan to Boost Income for Cabbies Without Raising Fares Passes in Committee (Sun-Times) Reilly Proposes Crackdown on Valet Parking in Tow Zones (Sun-Times) Man Fleeing Police Crashes Car into CTA Bus & 5 Parked Cars in Brighton Park (Tribune) Yet Another “Crash-and-Grab” Burglary, […]

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Tons of CTA Construction Projects Going on this Fall (RedEye) Man Killed in Humboldt Park is 4th Person Fatally Struck on North This Year (DNA) Driver Kills Pedestrian in Southwest-Surburban Rockdale (Sun-Times) Should Metra Be Doing More to Prevent Suicides? (Tribune) Opinion: Milwaukee’s Bublr Bikes Are a Better Deal Than Chicago’s Divvy (Tribune) Plan Commission […]

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More Than 100K Chicago Card Users to Get Ventra in Mail This Week (Sun-Times) Quinn Signs Bill Raising Speed Limit on Rural Highways to 70 MPH (Chicagoist) U.S. Rep Lipinski: Allow Public Input in Regional Transit Reform Process (Tribune) FHWA: Illinois Interstates Are the Fifth Busiest in the Nation (Tribune) Cop who Suffered Heart Attack […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, September 28

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Metra Plans to Enter 21st Century by Piloting Wi-Fi on 10 Cars (Tribune) Amtrak Piloting Late-Night Hiawatha Service to Milwaukee (Amtrak in the Heartland) Prosecutors: Driver in Fatal Kennedy DUI Crash Had 0.24 BAC (DNA) Authorities: Man Died of Natural Causes Before His Car Veered Into Oncoming Traffic (Sun-Times) Driver Gets 180 Days Jail Time […]