Today’s Headlines for Friday, May 1

  • 1,400 Residents From 43 Wards Have Contacted Officials Asking Them to Save Kinzie PBLs (Active Trans)
  • City Floats Idea of Express Bus From Blue Line to Navy Pier, Along With Other Routes (DNA)
  • Ashland Opponent Erroneously Claims Light Rail Only “Slightly More Expensive” Than BRT (Gazette)
  • 66-Year-Old Man Killed in Car-Semi Crash in Pullman (Tribune)
  • Man Charged With 4th Sexual Assault on ‘L’ After DNA Evidence Links Him to 2007 Attack (CBS)
  • Woman Drives Through Cemetery, Causing $50K in Damage (DNA)
  • CTA Beefing Up Service for NFL Draft Town, Polish Parade (Sun-Times)
  • Edgewater Observer: Planned Divvy Density for Edgewater is Insufficent
  • Uber Offers to Pick Up Your Old Clothes for Free and Donate Them to Goodwill (DNA)
  • First Activate Alley Party Takes Place May 15 in Sullivan Center Alley (Loop Alliance)

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  • The Edgewater Observer article misses that this is an INITIAL ROLL-OUT, not a final station plan.

    In this spurt of installations, that’s what Edgewater is getting.

    And they can freaking suck it up compared to Austin (or any of the neighborhoods more than a mile from a train line), not that Edgewater is used to thinking of Austin as anything like in their league.

    Yes, I get it, they’d like downtown levels of service, by last summer. These things take time.