Today’s Headlines

  • CMAP: Number of Miles Driven in Chicago Has Been Flat Over Last 15 Years (Crain’s)
  • Man Charged in DUI Crash That Killed Off-Duty Chicago Police Officer (WLS)
  • State Rep. Al Riley Opposes N. Red Line Transit TIF, Was S. Red Extension Built (eNews)
  • The Bike Bridge That Berny Banned Is Finally Going to Get Built (DNA)
  • Joe Cahill: Banning Driverless Cars in Chicago Is an “Utterly Dumb Idea” (Crain’s)
  • Some Boaters Wanter More Car Parking at Chicago River Boat Houses (Tribune)
  • Panel Discussion on “Have We Reached Peak Driving” Today at Northwestern U.
  • Show Your Support for Manor Greenway at Meeting 6:30 Tonight in Horner Park
  • Active Trans‘ Kickstand Classic Fundraiser Takes Place in Bartlett Sunday

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Central Area Committee Pushing New Downtown Rail Transit (Again)

The Chicago Central Area Committee, a coalition of business executives, has proposed to build a network of automated rail lines downtown and in nearby neighborhoods to expand transit capacity for growing areas and better connect underserved communities. Their proposal includes a plan to provide rapid transit service on the Metra Electric corridor, something many South Siders […]