Today’s Headlines

  • Black Chicago Cycling Advocates Request Fair Distribution of Bike Facilities (People for Bikes)
  • West Side Residents Call for Improving Pedestrian Safety on High-Crash Corridors (Active Trans)
  • UIC Proposal for Obama Library Includes Bus Rapid Transit Line on Roosevelt (Newswise)
  • Fioretti Introduces Ordinances on Potholes, $58 Million Parking Settlement (DNA)
  • Police Officer Injured in 3-Car Crash in Lakeview (Tribune)
  • Activist Trying to Catch Teens Who Slapped Senior on ‘L’, Posted Video on YouTube (CBS)
  • Chicago Loop Alliance: Alley Parties Generated $400K for Local Economy (Tribune)
  • Does Chicago Really Need City Stickers for Automobiles? (Crain’s)
  • Local Bike Builder Legacy Frameworks Makes Cycles for Practical Transportation (Tribune)

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Active Trans Applauds the Blue Cross/Divvy Deal CTA Closes $79 Million Federal TIFIA Loan For 95th Street Station (Metro Magazine) $1.07 Million ITEP Grant Bankrolls New Glenview Bike Paths (Tribune) Wrong-Way Driver Injures Four in High-Speed Lake Shore Drive Crash (Sun-Times) Downtown’s a No-Pedal Zone For Pedicabs (Medill News Video) Greg Hinz on Chicago’s Stakes […]

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Regional Transit Ridership Only Rose 1.9% From 2008-2012 (Tribune, Sun-Times) Illiana Could Have Tolls Four Times As High as Other Local Tollways (Crain’s) Lawyer in Suit Against Ride-Share Companies Calls Them “Elitist, Exclusionary” (DNA) State Rep Candidate Eddie Winters Makes Ill-Informed BRT Comment at Forum (DNA) Woman Killed in Head-On Crash on Northwest Side (Tribune) […]

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Local Leaders Are Pushing For Extension of Metra Service to Kendall County (Tribune) Osterman Merchants That Argyle Construction Headaches Will Be Worth It in the End (DNA) Elburn May Get Funding for Bike Bridge as Part of Deal With Forest Preserve (Daily Herald) Man Drives SUV Onto Basketball Court, Injuring 10-Year-Old Boy (Tribune) Jeff Park […]

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Toddler Killed in CTA Bus Crash in South Shore (Tribune, Sun-Times) CTA Says It Has Doubled the Number of Vets on Staff Since 2010 (DNA) Some CTA Board Members Rarely, or Never, Ride the CTA (RedEye) Cab Driver Dies After Striking Median in Bronzeville (Tribune) Kamin: Despite Bike Gains, Chicago Still Has Low Mode Share, […]