Today’s Headlines for Monday, January 18

  • Driver Fatally Strikes 81-Year-Old Man in Schiller Park (Sun-Times)
  • Activist: Ad for Pepper Spray on CTA Makes Light of Violence Against Women (DNA)
  • It’s Becoming More Common for Ride-Sharing Customers to Actually Share Rides (Tribune)
  • Lyft Driver Set Up by Criminals, Robbed of His Car & Shot in the Shoulder (DNA)
  • CDOT Discusses Plans for the Rogers Park Neighborhood Greenway (DNA)
  • Algonquin May Get Rid of Its Red Light Cameras (Herald)
  • Man Gets Prison Time for Falsifying Taxi Documents, Putting the Public at Risk (Sun-Times)
  • The History of Chicago’s Martin Luther King Drive (DNA)
  • Sorry Kids, No Hoverboards on Metra Trains (DNA)
  • Will County Is Holding 5 Open Houses on Its Long Range Transpo Plan (Active Trans)
  • Bridgeport Alliance Meets January 28 to Brainstorm Way to Publicize 31st St. Bus (DNA)
  • Chicago Winter Bike Swap Takes Place February 20 at Jaks Tap, 901 W. Jackson

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Note: Streetsblog Chicago will suspend publication from January 25-29, while editor John Greenfield visits Mexico City. After John returns, he’ll have reports on the Metrobús bus rapid transit system (which includes a similar layout as Chicago’s Ashland BRT proposal), the local Ciclovia car-free event, and other transportation initiatives.


Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, September 28

Panel Discussion Tackled the Question: How Do We Make TOD Inclusive? (CNT) Neighbors Want to Remove the Only Divvy Station by 606 So They Can Have More Parking (DNA) Jeff Park Neighborhood Association Election Is a Choice Between Urbanism and Suburbanism (DNA) IDOT Is Holding 17 Public Meetings on Its Multi-Year Plan — Only 1 […]

Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, June 3

1 Pedestrian Dead, 8 People Injured After CTA Bus Driver Runs Red Light on Michigan (Tribune) Man Fatally Struck by Hit-and Run Driver in Englewood (DNA) 3 Police Officers Injured in Austin Car Crash (Tribune) Emanuel Proposes Transit, Walking, Bike Improvements for Obama Library Site (Tribune) IDOT Spending $133 Million to Rebuild Ramps & Bridges Between […]

Today’s Headlines

32 Hurt When Blue Line Train Jumps Platform at O’Hare (Tribune, Sun-Times) Hit-and-Run Driver Kills Man, 33, in West Town (NBC) Metra Considers Installing Ticket Cams at Crossing Gates (Sun-Times) Orseno: Penalizing Metra’s Freight Partners for Delays Is Not a Good Strategy (Tribune) Red Light Cams Seem to Be Succeeding in Changing Driver Behavior (DNA) […]

Today’s Headlines for Friday, August 26

Prosecutors: Man Who Murdered Teen Wanted Revenge After Car Crash (Sun-Times) Security Guard Helps Apprehend Hit-and-Run Driver Who Struck Cyclist in Loop (ABC) In the Wake of Recent Deaths, Active Trans’ Jim Merrell Discusses Bike Safety Issues (WTTW) DUI Crackdown Planned for Far Northwest Side This Weekend (DNA) Op-Ed: Oak Park Should Follow Through With Implementing […]

Today’s Headlines

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 […]

Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, May 19

Yellow Line Will Be Closed for Several Days Due to Embankment Collapse (Tribune) Why Are There Almost No P-Streets in African-American Communities? (City Notes) Leaks & Crumbling Concrete at Train Stations Are Causing Hazards for Metra Commuters (CBS) Post-Prom Crash Kills 2 in Calumet City (Tribune) Driver Fatally Strikes Bicyclist in Kane County (Tribune) Man […]