Today’s Headlines

  • Broadway Protected Lanes Will Improve Safety in Uptown (DNA)
  • Schwartz’s Wrigley Traffic Study Pushes Transit, “Divvy Bike Night” (Crain’s)
  • Illinois Transportation Coalition Pushes for Better Infrastructure Funding (Post-Dispatch)
  • Waguespack Worries About Divvy Again, Implying It’s a Waste of TIF Funds (Sun-Times)
  • Fioretti: Let Cabs Use the McCormick Place Busway (Sun-Times)
  • Drunk Driver Gets 5 Years for Killing Grandmother Near 65th and Pulaski (Tribune)
  • Firefighter Suspended After Department SUV rolls Into Sherman Park Lagoon (Tribune)
  • Lathrop Homes Redevelop Plan Includes Bike Lanes and Parking (Patch)
  • Highland Park May Reject Fining Parents Whose Kids Don’t Wear Helmets (Tribune)
  • A Ride on a CTA Bus With Broken Air Conditioning is Gonna Make You Sweat (RedEye)
  • Reducing Pedestrian Fatalities? What’s the Hurry? (LSD)

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After Crash, NTSB Considers Emergency Recommendations to the CTA (Tribune) Passenger Files First Lawsuit After Blue Line Wreck (Sun-Times) City Plans to Bring 4-G Wireless to 12 Miles of Chicago Subway (DNA) Former CTA Manager John Plante Tapped for Metra Board (Sun-Times) Walgreens Plans to Install Ventra Machines in the Coming Weeks (RedEye) Emanuel: Red […]