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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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 […]

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Anti-Displacement Protesters Take Over 18th Street in Pilsen (DNA) Lawrence Road Diet Has Made Street Ripe for Development — What Should Go There Next? (DNA) Actor Who Took Metra to Visit Family Fatally Struck While Walking From Station (Sun-Times) Driver Cited After Seriously Injuring 3 Pedestrians at Division and Ashland (Sun-Times) Elderly Woman Crashes Car […]

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Active Trans Launches Petition to Support Transit Future Funding Campaign Red Line Trains Rerouted to Elevated Tracks After Smoke Detected at Grand (NBC) Emanuel Proposes 2 Different Categories of Ride-Share Licenses (Sun-Times) Aldermen Push Ordinance to Regulate E-Bikes (DNA) Metra Will Hold Next Board Meeting in Wheaton (Tribune) Driver Critically Injures Pedestrian in East Garfield […]