Today’s Headlines for Friday, October 28

  • Active Trans: Plan to Add a Lane to the Kennedy Will Just Induce More Driving
  • How Should Bike Riders Vote in the Upcoming Election? (The Chainlink)
  • 3 Metra UP Lines to Be Slowed 10 Minutes by Rail Work (Sun-Times)
  • CTA to Run Vintage “World Series Special” Rail Cars Before World Series (NBC)
  • Police: That Driver on The 606 the Other Day Wasn’t an Undercover Officer (Chicagoist)
  • Daniel Hertz Calls Out North Side-Centrism With “The South Side Exists” Tumblr (Chicagoist)
  • Lakefront Trail Events Are Tapering Off Next Month (Active Trans)

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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, October 26

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CHA Plans to Develop Former Ickes Homes Site, Next to Cermak Green Line Stop (Curbed) Last Segments of the Chicago Riverwalk Expansion Are Now Open (Chicagoist) Active Trans Looks at the Plan to Integrate Divvy With the Ventra System Lawmakers: CSX Offers “Same Old Excuses for” Railroad Blockages in 19th Ward (DNA) New Artwork at […]

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Sun-Times Looks at the Funding Behind the Safe Roads Amendment Ballot Referendum 1 Killed, 2 Injured After Driver Collides With School Bus in Garfield Park (Sun-Times) Police: Man Posing as Ride-Share Driver Sexually Assaulted Woman (Tribune) Car-Sharing, Ride-Share Companies Offer Discounts for Election Day (Tribune) Demolition of Children’s Memorial Hospital Is Nearly Complete (Curbed) World […]

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Active Trans‘ To-Do List for New CDOT Commish Rebekah Scheinfeld CTA Close to Deal to Buy 846, 7000-Series Rail Cars (Tribune) Friends of the Parks Director, Who Pushed for Extending LFT, Steps Down (Tribune) 2 Dead in Norwood Park SUV Rollover (Tribune) Tollway Worker Killed, Trooper Injured in Truck Crash Near Aurora (Tribune) Freight Train […]

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Oddly, Speed Camera Company Derails Bill to Expand School Safety Zone Hours (Tribune, Active Trans) “People on the Trail” Report Says Decrowding Measures Needed for Lakefront Trail (RedEye) Bike Safety Ordinances Passes Pedestrian and Traffic Safety Committee (Tribune, Sun-Times) Parking Meter Deal Reboot Passes Finance Committee (Tribune, Sun-Times, DNA) CTA Employees Protest Alleged Violations of […]

Today’s Headlines for Thursday, October 27

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How Often Does the CTA Clean Its Buses and Rail Cars? (DNA) Pace Launches Park-and-Ride Service From Toyota Park to Downtown Chicago (DVN) State Lawmakers Ask EPA to Keep an Emissions Testing Site Open in Chicago (DNA) Loyola Students React to Metra’s Plans for a Fare Hike (Phoenix) Garbage Truck Crash Takes Out Pole, Shutting Down Power […]