Today’s Headlines

  • CDOT Releases 2014 Bikeway Report, Plans to Extend Vincennes & Milwaukee PBLs This Spring
  • 43rd Ward Candidates Respond to Questions About Walking, Biking, and Transit (BWLP)
  • Amtrak Kicks in $12 Million for Union Station Work. Does This Mean No More Leaky Ceilings? (Sun-Times)
  • DUI Crackdowns Planned for Bridgeport & Gresham — Which Had 2 fatal Crashes in 1 Week (DNA)
  • Opinion: Transportation Upgrades Would be a Benefit of Locating Obama Library in Lawndale (Crain’s)
  • Transport Notes Checks Out the CTA’s New Battery Electric Buses
  • Anti-Cam Candidate Pete DeMay Put 10,000 Fake Parking Tickets on SW Side Windshields (DNA)
  • Michael Withers Biked 267 Miles in a Week to Win Active Trans‘ Roll the Cold Challenge Crown
  • Ridiculous, Kickstarter-Funded “Squirrel Truth” Ads Debut on the CTA (RedEye)

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Transportation Officials Discuss Big Plans for Union Station (Sun-Times) Active Trans Shares a State Transportation Platform With Gubernatorial Candidates Ventra Records Used as Evidence to Charge Man With 3 Sexual Assaults on CTA (Fox) Private Company Offering Service from Chicago to Madison on Vintage Rail Cars (Travel Pulse) 7 Injured After CTA Bus Driver Crashes […]

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Study Finds PBLs Have Increased Ridership, Not Crashes, in Chicago and Elsewhere (DNA) Cyclist Killed in Forest Park Is 2nd Hit-and-Run Bike Fatality in 1 week (Tribune, Keating) Fallen Cyclist Suai Xie Remembered as a Dedicated Caretaker of the Elderly (DNA) CTA Postpones Blue Line Work Set for Same Weekend as Kennedy Construction (RedEye) Many […]

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Eric Garner Decision Protestors Briefly Take Over Michigan, LSD (Sun-Times, RedEye) MPC Part of Coalition Calling for Long-Term Federal Transportation Funding Applying Vision Zero Principals in Chicago Will Reduce Pedestrian Fatalities (Active Trans) Boy Who Lost Leg in Metra Crash Ducked Under Lowered Gate (Tribune) IDOT Blocks 2 Lanes of Kennedy During A.M. Rush to Remove […]

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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 […]

Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, July 6

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Grist: Truck Side Guards, Protected Bike Lanes Might Have Prevented Fatal Divvy Crash Driver Charged With Aggravated DUI After Fatal Crash in Gresham (Sun-Times) Evanstonians Celebrate the Launch of Suburban Divvy Service (Tribune) Aaron Renn: Although Chicago Meter Deal Is a Nightmare, Don’t Write Off P3s (Tribune) Metra Pass Provides Unlimited Rides to Lollapalooza for $20 […]