Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, December 22

  • Impressions of Loop Link‘s First Weekday Service (Tribune, Sun-TimesDNA, CBS, Chicagoist)
  • Ashland & Western Express Bus Service Started Monday (Sun-Times)
  • New Study Links Chicago Expressway Pollution With an Uptick in Violent Crime (DNA)
  • Violence Discourages Walking & Biking to School in Underserved Communities (Active Trans)
  • Metra Adding Special Passes, Extra Service for the Holidays (Sun-Times)
  • New Renderings of Development With 493 Parking Spots Proposed for Wrigleyville (DNA)
  • Plan Commission Approves Condo Tower With 57 Units, 105 Spaces, 1 Block From ‘L’ (DNA)
  • Controversial Hermosa Speed Cams Begin Issuing Tickets Tomorrow (DNA)
  • Part of LSD & Surrounding Streets Will Be Closed for Navy Pier Flyover Work (DNA)
  • Winter Bike Challenge & Bike to Work Day Will Take Place Next Month (Active Trans)
  • Active Trans-Run Greenline Wheels in Oak Park Offering Free Winter Cycling Clinics
  • Some Useful, and Not-So-Useful, Tips for Winter Cycling (Tribune)

Get national headlines at Streetsblog USA

ALSO ON STREETSBLOG

Today’s Headlines for Friday, November 6

|
Pace’s Bus-on-Shoulder Shows That When You Speed Bus Service, Ridership Booms (MPC) Emanuel Defends His Record on Taxi / Ride-Share Parity (Sun-Times) Uber’s Carpooling Service UberPool Is Coming to Chicago Soon (Tribune) EPA Testing Finds High Levels of Pollution on Union Station Platforms (Tribune) As City Recruits Riverwalk Vendors, Focus Is on Making It a […]

Today’s Headlines

|
RTA Investigating Ventra Snafus (Tribune, NBC) Local Politicans Unhappy With Low DBE Participation in Ventra Contract (Sun-Times) Preckwinkle Appoints Ex-Banker to RTA Board (Tribune) Driver hits 4 Cars and Flees After Fight Near Zoo; No Injuries (Tribune) After Pedestrian Injuries, New Stoplight at Broadway/Balmoral (DNA) One Month Later, Red Line Rehab Still Getting Rave Reviews […]

Today’s Headlines

|
120-Plus People Showed Up for North Side BRT Hearing (Expired Meter) More Writeups of the South Side Open House (DNA, Chicagoist, Medill) Tranpo Experts: BRT Is an Affordable Way to Build New Rapid Transit Lines (Medill) Father Pfleger Accuses CTA Union Boss of Killing Ex-Offender Program (Tribune) All CTA Buses Have Been Outfitted With Better […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, May 18

|
LSNA Calls for Property Tax Controls to Help Keep The 606 From Displacing Residents (DNA) 294 Killed in Illinois Crashes So Far This Year, 15 More Than This Time  in 2014 (Tribune) CTA Contract Worker Electrocuted While Doing Work on Brown Line Tracks (Tribune) 2 Women Injured, 1 Critically, in Elgin Right-Angle Crash (Sun-Times) Activists Hold “Black Lives […]

Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, November 24

|
City Announces Lyft May Service Airports, McCormick Place; No Word on Uber Yet (Sun-Times) Carter: Springfield Paying Its Normal Share of CTA Funding Wouldn’t Be a “Bailout” (Tribune) 2 “Traffic Experts” Say Chicago’s Speed Cam Program Is Bogus, a “Supporter” Says It Isn’t (Tribune) Pawar Thanks the Dozens of People Who Successfully Advocated for Restored […]

Today’s Headlines

|
Quinn and Rauner Discuss Viewpoints on Public Works Investments at Forum (Tribune) Predictably, Motorheads Gripe About Quinn’s Veto of 70 MPH Speed Limits (Tribune) Barrington Hills Board May Vote to Ban Bikeways From the Village Altogether (Herald) Think 311 Is a Joke? City Hall Is Seeking Input on How to Improve It (Sun-Times) Resident Gets […]