Today’s Headlines for Friday, September 2

  • Tribune Editorial Responds to the Four Recent Chicago Bike Fatalities
  • Rauner Moves to Fire 29 IDOT Patronage Hires From Previous Administrations (Tribune)
  • MPC Looks at Why Leaders Haven’t Been Aggressively Pursuing Racial Integration
  • Local Woman Launches Petition to Ban Shooting Photos, Video of Serious Crashes (CBS)
  • Food Truck Vendors: Don’t Start Enforcing Overly Strict Operations Rules (Chicagoist)
  • Phyllis Harmon, Who Helped Found CBF, Passes Away at 99 (Active TransChainlink)
  • Chicago’s 3rd-Tallest Tower Will Break Ground Next Week, Affecting River Access (DNA)
  • Officer Credited With Helping Find Stolen Bike Worth More Than $2,600 (DNA)
  • Chicago Makes List of 15 Best Running Cities (Runner’s World)

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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, July 6

Grist: Truck Side Guards, Protected Bike Lanes Might Have Prevented Fatal Divvy Crash Driver Charged With Aggravated DUI After Fatal Crash in Gresham (Sun-Times) Evanstonians Celebrate the Launch of Suburban Divvy Service (Tribune) Aaron Renn: Although Chicago Meter Deal Is a Nightmare, Don’t Write Off P3s (Tribune) Metra Pass Provides Unlimited Rides to Lollapalooza for $20 […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, August 29

Jessie Rosales, 45, Fatally Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver in North Lawndale (Sun-Times) Denise Cavada, 49, Fatally Struck in Her Car by Driver Who Fled the Scene (ABC) John Weighs in on New Law Clarifying Bicyclists’ Equal Rights on the Road (DNA) CDOT Official Convicted in RedFlex Scandal May Get 10-30 Years Today (Tribune) Tribune Looks […]

Today’s Headlines

Study Finds PBLs Have Increased Ridership, Not Crashes, in Chicago and Elsewhere (DNA) Cyclist Killed in Forest Park Is 2nd Hit-and-Run Bike Fatality in 1 week (Tribune, Keating) Fallen Cyclist Suai Xie Remembered as a Dedicated Caretaker of the Elderly (DNA) CTA Postpones Blue Line Work Set for Same Weekend as Kennedy Construction (RedEye) Many […]

Today’s Headlines for Friday, July 22

Local Leaders Respond to GOP’s Anti-Transit Platform (Crain’s) #BlackLivesMatter Protesters Arrested for Blocking Roadway in Lawndale (Tribune) Tribune Endorses Proposal for Rapid Transit, Fare Integration on Metra Electric Line Waukegan Woman Is 2nd Person Killed This Week by Driver on Sidewalk (Tribune) Suspect Killed, Bike Cop Injured in Shootout by 18th St. Pedestrian Tunnel (Tribune) Following […]

Today’s Headlines

Internal CTA Study: Low-Income Ventra Users Less Likely to Register Cards (Tribune) Ousted Metra CEO Agrees to Talk With RTA Board About Memo (Tribune, Sun-Times) CDOT to Install $786K in New Speed Bumps (Sun-Times) Divvy Expansion Starts This Week; Lincoln Square to Get Several Stations (Patch) Man Charged With First-Degree Murder In Bedford Park Hit-and-Run […]

Today’s Headlines for Friday, October 30

Yellow Line Reopened This Morning — Rides Are Free for a Week (Tribune) The Fight Over the Rte. 53 Extension Is Heating Up (Tribune) Ald. Patrick Thompson: CTA Should Do a Feasibility Study on 31st Street Bus Line (DNA) On the Way to the Hospital, Driver Who Had Been Shot Injures Hospital Worker on Bicycle […]