Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, March 16

  • Anti-Traffic Cam Candidates Ken Dunkin & Jason Gonzalez Lose State Rep Races (Sun-Times)
  • Police Search for Minivan From Hit-and-Run Crash That Killed Senior in Chicago Lawn (Sun-Times)
  • Driver Critically Injures Woman & Girl in Cicero, Flees the Scene (ABC)
  • Motorist Injures 70-Year-Old Woman on Bike in Glencoe (Tribune)
  • Grand Rapids’ Successful BRT Line Is a Model for Chicago’s Ashland Plan (Active Trans)
  • Rehab of Lakeview’s Intelligentsia Building Will Swap Garage Parking for Apartments (DNA)
  • Waguespack: Lathrop Plan Needs to Address New Ridership on Diversey, Damen Buses (Sun-Times)
  • Ontiveros: Commercial Avenue Needs Better Infrastructure to Attract Businesses (Sun-Times)
  • Lawsuit: CTA Bus Driver Dragged Man Whose Foot Was Stuck in the Door (Sun-Times)
  • Charge Against the Red Line Cell Phone Jammer Reduced to a Misdemeanor (Tribune)
  • Closures of LSD’s Grand On-Ramp for Navy Pier Flyover Work (Sun-Times)
  • New “Express Drive” Program Lets Lyft Drivers Rent a General Motors Vehicle (Crain’s)

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Claypool Pooh-Poohs Proposal to Combine Transit Agencies Under One Board (Sun-Times) How’s the Red Line Running? (RedEye, DNA) Signal Problems Briefly Stop Red Line Service at 63rd (Tribune) Emanuel Calls for Higher Fines for Parking Infractions, Car Towing (Tribune) Couple Killed in Glenview Garbage Crash Owned Korean Restaurant in Chicago (KoreAm) Metra Trains Running After […]

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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 […]

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Sun-Times Looks at the Funding Behind the Safe Roads Amendment Ballot Referendum 1 Killed, 2 Injured After Driver Collides With School Bus in Garfield Park (Sun-Times) Police: Man Posing as Ride-Share Driver Sexually Assaulted Woman (Tribune) Car-Sharing, Ride-Share Companies Offer Discounts for Election Day (Tribune) Demolition of Children’s Memorial Hospital Is Nearly Complete (Curbed) World […]