Today’s Headlines

  • DNA Looks at Divvy Ridership in the Loop, Uptown & Logan Square
  • Champion of Change” Awardee Oboi Reed Discusses Slow Roll Chicago’s Mission (DNA)
  • SUV Driver Fatally Strikes Woman Using Walker in Beach Park (Tribune)
  • Teen Driving Stolen Car in Brighton Park Injures Pedestrian, Crashes Into Building (Sun-Times)
  • Op-Ed: Let’s Optimize, Not Fight, Ride-Sharing & the New “Sharing Economy” (Sun-Times)
  • The 606, Riverwalk & Northerly Island Help Make Chicago a “Lab for Future Infrastructure” (Dezeen)
  • Letter: Already Poorly Placed Miro Sculpture Is Now Hidden Behind a Loop Link Shelter (Sun-Times)
  • Mundelein Considers Overnight Parking Ban (Daily Herald)
  • Flyers Ask Drivers to Park Close to Other Cars in Order to Avoid Being a “Parking Pig” (DNA)
  • Hinz, a Wrigleyville Resident, Pleads “Don’t Drive to Cubs Games” (Crain’s)

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  • rohmen

    The Miro statute really does deserve a better spot, but I definitely get the irony that the only people really losing a view of it are people driving down Washington, which means they’re largely ignoring it anyway.

  • High_n_Dry

    “Flyers Ask Drivers to Park Close to Other Cars…” One of the best “heard on the street” exchanges I’ve seen involved bumper to bumper parking.

    Owner of car standing outside a bar sees a man gently bump her a car a few times while parallel parking. Woman says to man when he gets out of his car, “Hey, that is my car!”. Man then says to woman while looking at her car, “Good thing it has a bumper” then proceeds to walk into bar. Don’t drink and drive, kids!

  • Pat

    Gotta say, it irks me when I see a driver park 2-3 feet from the end of a parking zone or in the dead center of a space that is clearly big enough for two cars. Just pull all the way up!


Today’s Headlines

NTSB on O’Hare Crash: Train Wasn’t Speeding, Brakes Engaged (RedEye) Passengers in Blue Line Crash File Lawsuits (Tribune, Sun-Times, NBC) Video Footage of O’Hare Collision Surfaces (CBS) Police, State’s Attorney Provide More Details in Stokowski Case (Tribune, DNA) Driver Crashes Into 3 Cars Near Obama’s House, Flees in Taxi (DNA) 3 Ride-Sharing Drivers Join in […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, September 28

Metra Plans to Enter 21st Century by Piloting Wi-Fi on 10 Cars (Tribune) Amtrak Piloting Late-Night Hiawatha Service to Milwaukee (Amtrak in the Heartland) Prosecutors: Driver in Fatal Kennedy DUI Crash Had 0.24 BAC (DNA) Authorities: Man Died of Natural Causes Before His Car Veered Into Oncoming Traffic (Sun-Times) Driver Gets 180 Days Jail Time […]

Today’s Headlines for Thursday, November 5

Reilly: Buildings Close to the Central Business District Shouldn’t Have a Lot of Parking (DNA) Tweaking of Loop Link Lanes Is “Obviously Mismanagement,” Says Some Random Dude (CBS) Taxi Union: Rahm Expedited Uber Access to Airports, Is Dragging Feet on Cab Reforms (Sun-Times) Alleged Drunk Driver Rear-Ended Sheriff Deputy’s Car, Fled on Foot (DNA) Jesse […]

Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, July 21

Arena Uses His Car to Blockade CDOT Project to Close Stretch of Wilson in Jeff Park (DNA) Construction Begins on Argyle Shared Street (Tribune) Critics: Metra’s Mobile App Leaves Behind Seniors, Low-Income Residents (Tribune) Opinion: Ride-Sharing Apps Help Prevent Racial Profiling by Cab Drivers (Sun-Times) Driver Fatally Strikes Woman in Tinley Park, Flees the Scene […]

Today’s Headlines

Tons of CTA Construction Projects Going on this Fall (RedEye) Man Killed in Humboldt Park is 4th Person Fatally Struck on North This Year (DNA) Driver Kills Pedestrian in Southwest-Surburban Rockdale (Sun-Times) Should Metra Be Doing More to Prevent Suicides? (Tribune) Opinion: Milwaukee’s Bublr Bikes Are a Better Deal Than Chicago’s Divvy (Tribune) Plan Commission […]

Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, August 25

The Cermak Green Station Could Be a Shot in the Arm for South Loop (MPC) Active Trans Briefs Aldermen on Priorities for Safe Chicago Streets Average Gas Prices in Chicagoland Have Dropped 15 Cents Since Thursday (Sun-Times) Senior Killed, 5 Injured After Driver Being Chased by Police Causes Pileup (Tribune) 2-Year-Old Boy Killed in Crash […]