Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, November 8

  • Driver Who Critically Injured Trick-or-Treater & Fled Charged With Misdemeanors (Sun-Times)
  • Sun-Times Editorial: Don’t Vote for the Safe Roads Amendment Ballot Initiative
  • Read Our Thoughts on the Safe Roads Amendment Ballot Initiative Before You Vote Today
  • Chance the Rapper Leads a “Parade to the Polls” After Grant Park Concert (RedEye)
  • Aldermen Approve Plan for Congestion Pricing for Parking Meters Near Wrigley Field (Tribune)
  • Will Ride-Share, Autonomous Cars Kill the Parking Garage Business? (Crain’s)
  • River West Development Would Replace Parking Lots, Add Public Park (Curbed)
  • Transpo Advocate Encouraged Wilmette to Try “Pop-Up” Street Redesigns (Active Trans)
  • A Record 48 Tower Cranes Are Now Operating at Chicago Development Sites (CBJ)
  • That’s a Head-Turner: Filming of “Exorcist” Remake Will Close Grant Park Streets Today (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, November 2

DePaul Report Looks at the Bloomingdale Trail’s Effect on Housing Prices (Tribune, Curbed) Riverwalk Designer Talks About How It Reflects the Zeitgeist of Modern Park Design (Curbed) New Lawsuit Filed Against Red Light Camera Program (Tribune) DNA Looks at the Safe Roads Amendment Ballot Initiative Another Charge for Breaking Into Cars in Metra Parking Lot, This Time […]

Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, November 9

Chicagoans Will Fill the Streets to Protest Trump Win, 5-9 PM at Trump Tower (Facebook) IL Voters Pass Safe Roads Amendment, Creating a Transportation Funding “Lockbox” (DNA) Some People Weren’t Able to Vote on Lockbox Due to Incomplete Ballots (Chicagoist) Man Fatally Struck by Two Drivers While Crossing Sheridan Road in Beach Park (Sun-Times) Family […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, November 7

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 […]

Today’s Headlines

Emanuel Calls for Raising Taxes on Premium Parking Spots (Tribune, Sun-Times) CTA Gets Over $30 Million in Settlement With Bus Company (Tribune, Sun-Times) CPS Says It’s Working With Police to Plan Safe Routes for Students (Sun-Times) South Red Line Rehab Also Leads to Major Investments in Green Line (Tattler) Clark Street Bike Lanes, Transit Facilities […]

Today’s Headlines

To Fight Distracted Driving, IL Tollway to Offer 6 “Safe Phone Zones” With Free Wi-Fi (NBC) 15th Ward Candidate’s 2006 DUI Conviction Emerges as an Issue in the Race (DNA) Judge: CTA Must Allow Workers to Pass Out Anti-Emanuel Flyers in Break Rooms (Tribune) DUI Suspected in Head-On Collision That Injured 5 in Garfield Park […]

Today’s Headlines

Other Outlets’ Take on the Loop Pedicab Ban, Likely to Pass Today (Tribune, Sun-Times) Today’s Votes Also Include Ride-Share Ordinance, Valet Parking Crackdown (RedEye) Reps Unhappy With Block Grant Funds Being Used for Repaving (Tribune, Sun-Times) CTA DuPage County Chairman Blames Labor Costs for Financial Woes (Tribune) Man Dies After Being Struck by Teen Driver […]