Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, April 6

  • Joe Cahill: We Can’t Afford Not to Hike the Illinois Gas Tax (Crain’s)
  • Key Rauner Ally Comes Out Against MPC’s Proposal to Raise State Gas Tax (Crain’s)
  • Local Leaders Discuss the the Possibility of Extending The 606 E. to Clybourn (RedEye)
  • New Uber Ad Takes Aim at Ordinance That Would Require Chauffeur’s Licenses (Politico)
  • Active Trans Staffers, Englewood Residents Discuss Ped Safety Issues at 63rd/Halsted (DNA)
  • Nixing Manufacturing District Zoning Will Open Finkl Site to Other Uses (Curbed)
  • Des Plaines Approves Study for Pedestrian Underpass (Herald)
  • Streamwood Red Light Cameras May Go Live Next Month (Herald)
  • Editorial: It’s High Time for a Crackdown on Lincoln Towing Services (Tribune)
  • Navy Pier Plans to Raise Garage Parking Prices (Crain’s)
  • Spot a Blackhawks-Themed Divvy, Post a Photo, Win Free Schwag (CDOT)

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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 […]

Illinois’s New Highways Will Cost Taxpayers Dearly

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The nation may be driving less, but Illinois road boosters are still determined to build more highways. The problem for Illinois taxpayers is that it may be impossible to construct these new roads without huge subsidies. Tolls on the proposed Illiana Expressway may be four times as high as tollways elsewhere around Chicago, according to […]