Today’s Headlines

  • Officer Fatally Strikes Pedestrian on Darkened South Chicago Street (Tribune)
  • Judge: Driver Not Guilty of Felony DUI Because Pedestrian “Came Out of Nowhere” (Tribune)
  • Wrong-Way Driver Kills Senior on Route 173 Near Antioch (Sun-Times)
  • More Than 50 Killed and 300 Injured in Wrong-Way Crashes in IL Since 2005 (NBC)
  • Police: Drunk Motorist Drives Past Marked Squad Car, Runs 5 Stoplights (Sun-Times)
  • Subway 4G May Cause Some to Switch Lines — And Bill Savage to Ride Less (RedEye)
  • Bill Savages the Traffic Cam Program: “Everyone Agrees They’re About Revenue” (Crain’s)
  • Elk Grove Village Is Seeking Input on Its Bike Plan (Active Trans)
  • Shocking News: Drivers Are Griping About Unplowed Side Streets (Tribune)
  • On the Other Hand, Alderman Ed Burke’s Street Has Been Plowed 5 Times (Sun-Times)
  • Meanwhile, Moreno Is Using Campaign Funds to Pay for Extra Plowing (DNA)
  • Chicago Mag Offers a Quiz to Determine Whether or Not Drivers Have the Right to “Dibs”

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Today’s Headlines

In Chicago, Clearing the Streets After a Blizzard Is an Intensely Political Thing (Tribune) Check Out the City’s Snow Removal Progess with the Plow Tracker App (RedEye) Unplowed Streets Causing Headaches for First Responders (Tribune, Our Urban Times) Allegedly Drunk Driver Caused Fatal Wrong-Way Crash on Eisenhower Last Sunday (Tribune) 45-Car Pileup on 1-294 Near […]

Today’s Headlines

CTA Awards Loop Station Contract — For Once, Winner Is Not Walsh Construction (RedEye) Eno Center Report: RTA Should Become a Superagency, or Be Scrapped Altogether (Tribune) Could Plummeting Gasoline Prices Lead to a Drop in Transit Ridership? (Tribune) Video: Mayoral Candidate Willie Wilson Wants to Further Lower the Cost of Gas Wrong-Way Driver Kills […]

Today’s Headlines

CTA to Bill Cubic Up to $33,750 for Ventra Outages (Tribune) New Ventra Issue: System Overriding Chase Debit Card PINs (Crain’s) Progressive Caucus Asks if It’s Time to Fire the Ventra Contractor (Sun-Times) Delays in Processing Driver’s Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants (Tribune) Man Gets 50 Years for 2009 Road Rage Killing (Tribune) Tour Bus Driver […]

Today’s Headlines

Active Trans Releases Its 2014 Active Transportation Platform for Municipal Elections Transit Workers Union Endorses Jesus “Chuy” Garcia for Mayor (Sun-Times) Plan Commission Approves Parking-Lite Development at 830 N. Milwaukee (Curbed) “Ridescore” Ratings Give Chicago a C+ for Its Treatment of Ride-Share Companies (DNA) Local Gas Prices Hit a 5-Year Low (DNA) After Pedestrian Fatally […]

Today’s Headlines for Friday, February 26

Parsons Brinckerhoff Wins $2M Contract to Brainstorm the O’Hare Express (Sun-Times) Thanks to CTA Track Work, Slow Zones Are at Their Lowest Level in Almost 20 Years (CTA Tattler) Christopher Sanchez‘s Family to At-Large Hit-and-Run Driver: “Don’t Ask for Clemency” (Tribune) 5 People Injured in Pile-Up After Driver Ran a Red in River North (Tribune) DUI […]