Today’s Headlines

  • New Train Tracker Upgrades Show Trains Moving on Interactive Map (Tribune)
  • Berteau Greenway Contraflow Lane Will Allow “Wrong-Way” Cycling (DNA)
  • Less Than Half of State Road Fund Used for Construction (Tribune)
  • Red Line Rehab Promises to Eliminate Slow Zones (Sun-Times)
  • Inspector General Dubious of Red Light Camera Strategy  (RedEye, Expired Meter)
  • Wendella Beefs Up Water Taxi Service to Chinatown for Red Lien Shutdown (DNA)
  • 83-Year Old Cyclist Killed on NW Side; Driver Charged (Tribune, Keating)
  • Woman on Bike Killed in Right-Hook Crash in Schaumburg (Tribune)
  • SUV Driver Who Dragged Cop in Gresham Charged with Murder (Tribune)
  • Prom Limo Driver’s DUI Leads to Push for Higher Penalties (Tribune)
  • The Brutal Physics of Bike Crashes (Tribune)
  • Cyclists Receives “Substantial” Settlement After Getting Left-Hooked in Lakeview (Kevenides)

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  • Excited about Berteau, because out by me it’s one of very few streets that cross Elston straightforwardly, instead of with a weird dogleg, so I use it a lot. Here’s hoping in a year or two the two-way bike improvements will get as far west as me!

  • CL

    I see cyclists ride the wrong way all the time — so it will probably be safer when it’s official and people expect it.