Today’s Headlines

  • Chicago’s Biggest Development Controversies of 2014 (Curbed)
  • Kevenides‘ Top Local Biking Stories of 2014
  • Illinois Adding Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Along Historic Route 66 (Expired Meter)
  • Pedestrians Die From Recent Crashes in Park Forest, Des Plaines, and Warrenville (Tribune)
  • Police Investigator Charged With DUI on Early New Year’s Day (RedEye)
  • Region Has Seen About a Dozen “Crash-and-Grabs,” AKA “Ram Raids,” Since Fall (LA Times)
  • … Including a Lincoln Park Best Buy Yesterday (Sun-Times)
  • 2 Men Charged With Assaulting, Robbing Men Who Fled Car Crash (Tribune)
  • Teens Snatch Bicyclists’ Purses in West Garfield Park & West Humboldt Park (RedEye)
  • As Man Files Report for Stolen Phone, Thief Ganks His Bike From Police Station Foyer (DNA)
  • Tattler Poll: What Is Your Biggest CTA Pet Peeve?

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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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Divvy Set a New Ridership Record Saturday (Tribune, Crain’s) Map: Lots of CTA Projects Going on This Summer (RedEye) Study Looks at Improving Area Around Evanston Transit Stations (Northwestern) Man Who Was Charged in South Side Crash Has Died From Injuries (Tribune) Teen Driver in Fatal December Crash Charged With Homicide (DNA) Pileup on Dan […]

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Union Leader Says Free Rides Costing CTA Thousands, CTA Says He’s Wrong (CBS, NBC) “Punkin’ Donuts,” Steps from Train, to be Swapped for Development With 116 Spaces (Transitized) Residents Kvetch About Losing 56 Wrigley Parking Spots. They’re Gaining 493 More. (DNA) Osterman Successfully Fights to Keep Red Light Cam at North End of LSD (DNA) […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, October 17

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$15M Belmont Blue Upgrade Will Include Permanent Prepaid Boarding (Curbed) Metra Proposes 5.8% Fare Hike to Take Effect February 1 (DNA) CTA Gets $400K Grant to Incorporate Divvy Info, Payment Into Ventra App (FTA) Ventra App Has Been Downloaded 1 Million Times (Tribune) Tribune Looks at the Transportation Lockbox Amendment Four ‘L’ Stations Will Receive Artwork […]

Does Montrose Beach Really Need So Much Car Parking?

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In the wake of a melee at Montrose Beach last Sunday — the latest in a series of violent incidents — 46th Ward Alderman James Cappleman proposed an intriguing strategy for preventing violence: reduce the number of parking spots at the beach. On Sunday afternoon, a large group of people gathered at Montrose for an […]