Today’s Headlines

  • AP Analysis Finds Patronage Hiring at IDOT (Sun-Times)
  • Metra Hires New Chief for Embattled Police Department (Tribune, Sun-Times)
  • Flooding Closes Roads in Cook & Lake Counties (Tribune)
  • Active Trans‘ “Bikes on Wheels” Program Loans Trailer Full of Cycles to ‘Burbs
  • Man Strikes Parking Garage Staffer, Drives Away With Victim on His Hood (DNA)
  • Insurance Company Blames Cyclist for Right-Hook Crash (FK Law)
  • Settlement Reached After Cabbie Injures Cyclist Near Michigan/Lake (Keating)
  • Woman Sues City After License Suspended Over $9K in Tickets (Tribune)
  • Voters Pass Up Lawrence Buffered Lanes in 45th Ward PB Election (DNA)
  • CTA Holding Open House on Red Line Extension Tonight at Palmer Park (DNA)
  • BWLP Takes a Look at the Census’ Report on Walking & Biking

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Claypool Pooh-Poohs Proposal to Combine Transit Agencies Under One Board (Sun-Times) How’s the Red Line Running? (RedEye, DNA) Signal Problems Briefly Stop Red Line Service at 63rd (Tribune) Emanuel Calls for Higher Fines for Parking Infractions, Car Towing (Tribune) Couple Killed in Glenview Garbage Crash Owned Korean Restaurant in Chicago (KoreAm) Metra Trains Running After […]

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Cuts in State Subsidy of Reduced Fares Will Cost the CTA Millions (Tribune) Cubs Propose Ped Bridge From Red Line to to Wrigley Field (DNA) Emanuel Accuses RTA Board of Being Negligent During Metral Scandal (Sun-Times) Osterman Introduces Ordinance to Pedestrianize Kenmore Near Loyola (DNA) More Divvy  Stations Coming to Wicker Park / Bucktown and […]

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Residents Want Speed Table Crosswalks at Palmer Square Park (DNA) Construction Begins on Rogers Park’s “Lakefront Car Tower” (DNA) John Krause Proposes a Light Rail Line for Lake Shore Drive (BWLP) Teen Driver Fleeing Police Injures 6 on Near West Side (Tribune) Drunk, Unlicensed Driver Breaks Woman’s Leg in Geneva (Suburban Life) Police Staging DUI […]

Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, July 29

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A Sign the Illiana Has a Pulse: Rauner Wants Tax Exemption for Its Building Materials (ELPC) Bicyclist In Critical Condition When Struck by Motorcyclist Near Addison & Milwaukee (Tribune) 5 Injured, Including 2 Children, After Car Chase Ends in a Crash in East Garfield (ABC) Halsted Closure for Byrne Interchange Work Will Require CTA, UIC Bus Reroutes […]

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Lawmakers Laud Illiana at Naming Ceremony for South Suburban Airport (Sun-Times) Wicker Park Committee Endorses 1 Wicker Park TOD Proposal, Pans Another (DNA) Blue Line Closed for Construction Between California & Logan This Weekend (DNA) Brother and Sister Fatally Struck on Unofficial Shortcut Over Metra Tracks (Tribune) Man Dies 3 Days After Truck-Bicycle Crash in […]

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Cyclist, 33, Dies After Crash at Central and Addison, Driver Not Cited (Tribune) On Saturday Afternoon, Divvy Was the Busiest Bike-Share Program in the World (Sun-Times) Logan Square and Humboldt Park Are Getting Divvy Stations (DNA) Quinn Signs Bill Blocking Ex-Transit Board Members From Getting Health Benefits (CBS) Semi-Truck Jacknifes on Bishop Ford Near Sibley […]