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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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, April 14

Illinois Senate Prez John Cullerton Proposes Taxing Drivers Per Mile Driven (Herald) Active Trans Endorses MPC’s Call to Raise Gas Tax, Registration Fees Ald. Villegas Proposes Raising City Gas Tax to Fund Infrastructure (DNA) Emanuel Submits Plan to Fund Neighborhood Projects Via Density Bonus Fees (Crain’s) Maldonado Wants More Signs to Warn Drivers About Speed […]

Today’s Headlines for Friday, July 10

Tell Toni & County Commissioners: If You’re Going to Raise Sales Tax, Fund Transit (Active Trans) Rauner Signs a Measure Allowing Another $5.5 Million to Be Wasted on Illiana (Crain’s) Scheinfeld, Burke & Osterman Discuss Argyle, Divvy for Everyone, Curb-Protected Lanes (WTTW) Yep, The Bloomingdale Trail Has Become a Factor in Real Estate Deals (Crain’s) […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, August 3

NICTD Will Pilot Bikes-on-Board Next Spring — 5 Year Earlier Than Originally Projected (NWI Times) ELPC Wants a Public Hearing on Rauner’s Proposal to Create Tax Breaks for the Illiana (Tribune) Deal Inked to Save Chicago-Indianapolis Amtrak Service (Sun-Times) 54-Year-Old Woman Fatally Struck in Tinley Park (CBS) Are Politicians Trying to Downplay Opposition to Pending Longmeadow […]

Today’s Headlines

CMAP Launches Online Map to Highlight Need for Transpo Infra Improvements (Tribune) Driver Dies After Crashing Car During Police Chase in Gresham (Tribune) Brown Line Switching Problems Causing Major Delays on Loop ‘L’ Routes (Tribune) Next Month’s Metra Fare Raises Won’t Include a Hike in the Onboard Purchase Surcharge (Sun-Times) Metra May Allow Costomers to Bring […]

Today’s Headlines for Thursday, July 30

Emanuel Introduces Ordinance to Establish Rules for Privatizing City Assets (Sun-Times) Oak Parking Planning Neighborhood Greenway Network (Active Trans) MPC’s Skosey: New TOD Ordinance Would Mean More Residents & Revenue for Chicago (Crain’s) CNT’s Kyle Smith: TOD Reform Could Keep Chicago From Losing 3rd-Largest City Status (Crain’s) Long Grove Man Charged With Fatal DUI Pleads […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, August 31

Active Trans: Voice Support for Safer Streets & More Transit at This Week’s Budget Hearings CDOT Begins Installing Loop Link Bus Shelters (Curbed) RTA Chair: Raise the Gas Tax to Better Fund Transit (Sun-Times) As Long as Yellow Line Is Down, CTA Will Keep on Truckin’ Rail Cars to Repair Center (Tribune) Developer Is Suing Over […]