Today’s Headlines for Thursday, August 25

  • Active Trans‘ Clear the Way Campaign Encourages Reporting Sidewalk & Bikeway Obstructions
  • There Will Be a Parade Tonight at 5 PM on Argyle to Mark Opening of Shared Street (DNA)
  • Driver Fatally Struck Boeing VP Pamela French, 55, While She Biked in Hinsdale (Tribune)
  • Prosecutors: Teen Intentionally Ran Over Father 3 Times With Car, Killing Him (DNA)
  • Search for Car Theft Suspect Shuts Down Yellow Line (ABC)
  • Police Wrongly Ticketed Injured Cyclist But Jury Decided in His Favor (Kevenides)
  • Metra Adding Free Wi-Fi to 50 More Cars (Tribune)
  • Parking Lot Near Western Brown Line Stop to Be Replaced by TOD (Curbed)
  • New Law Would Make It Easier to Remove Problematic Pokemon Go Stops (DNA)
  • Ghost Bike Installation Planned for Fallen Cyclist Lisa Kuivinen 9/3 3PM at the Crash Site

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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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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 […]