Today’s Headlines

  • Tribune: New Study Proves Red Light Cams Don’t Improve Safety. Actually, They Do.
  • Emanuel Wants to Introduce His Own Ordinance to Codify Privatization Process (Sun-Times)
  • Broadway Named One of USA’s Best PBLs of 2014 (RedEyeChicagoist)
  • City Debuts an Online Map of Residential Parking Zones (DNA)
  • Emanuel Halts Rent-Free Use of City Land by United Center Parking Companies (Sun-Times)
  • Ice on the Ohio Feeder Ramp Leads to Crashes (CBS)
  • Service Disruptions on the Green Line This Wekend for Cermak Station Construction (DNA)
  • MPC Celebrates Its 80th Birthday
  • A Look at Chicago’s “Crash and Grab” Burglary Epidemic (ABC)

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CMAP Board Votes 10-4 to Reject the Illiana Tollway (Tribune) After Ventra Registration Snafus, CTA Pushes Back Deadline to Switch Cards (Sun-Times, DNA) Top 5 Ventra Complaints (RedEye) Emanuel Says City Will Seek Plenty of Input Before Moving Forward With BRT (Sun-Times) Car Driver Hits CTA Bus in East Garfield Park , Injuring 8 (DNA) […]

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LSD Redesign Process Could Stop Road From Becoming a Superhighway (Tribune) Ventra Rollout Moves Forward (Tribune, Tattler) Residents Welcome Speed Cameras on Foster (DNA) Chicago to Start Using Microradar to Count Pedestrians (Forbes) Metra Scandal Has Cost Taxpayers $250K in Legal Fees So Far (Sun-Times) RTA Set to Award Contract to Firm Co-Owned by Former […]

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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 […]

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First Project of Infrastructure Trust: Upgrading Streetlights to LED Technology (Sun-Times) Emanuel Is Selling Off 4 Valuable River North Parcels Where City Workers Park for Free (Tribune) Driver Fatally Strikes 60-Year-Old Woman in Wheaton (Sun-Times) Woman Who Was Drinking While Driving Critically Injured 8-Year-Old Boy on Bike (Sun-Times) Ald. Napolitano Wants Red Light Cams Near Schools […]

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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 […]

Today’s Headlines for Friday, October 23

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Cyclist Who Was Reported to Have Been Fatally Struck Is Actually  in Stable Condition (DNA) Driver Crashes While Trying to Cross Funeral Procession in Oak Park, 3 Injured (Tribune) Uber: Requiring Chauffeur’s Licenses for Airport Pickups would Be a Dealbreaker (Sun-Times) How Evanston Reinvented Itself Through Transit-Oriented Development (Politico) Southbound Red Line Trains Won’t Stop […]