Today’s Headlines for Monday, February 13

  • Could Trump, an Airport Express Fan, Be Onboard With O’Hare Train Plan? (Sun-Times)
  • Open Thread: How Would the Express Train to O’Hare Work? (Curbed)
  • The Straight Dope Looks at Why Drivers Who Kill Cyclists Usually Don’t Face Serious Charges
  • 2-Year-Old Girl, 26-Year-Old Man Injured in Bronzeville Crash (CBS)
  • 11-Year-Old Boy Killed After SUV Driver Runs Red, Strikes CTA Bus in Englewood (CBS)
  • State Rep Continues Crusade to Ban Red Light Cameras Statewide (Herald)
  • Mixed-Income TOD Ready to Rise Next to Cottage Grove Green Station (Curbed)
  • Deb Mell Seeks Input on 33rd Ward Infrastructure Spending (DNA)
  • An In-Depth Look at Chicago’s Bike-Powered Food Delivery Industry (Eater)
  • Ordinance Could Lower Food Cart License Cost From $350 to $100 (Chicagoist)
  • Documentary on Famed Chicago Bridge Builder Spans His Entire Career (Tribune)

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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, February 16

Aviation Commissioner Confirms O’Hare Express Won’t Use Blue Line Tracks (Crain’s) Frustrated With Trains Blocking Intersections, City Seeks Fines Against CSX Transportation (DNA) Driver Fatally Strikes Woman in Morton Grove and Flees the Scene (Sun-Times) Reckless Homicide Charge for Driver in Fatal DUI Crash Who Fled (Sun-Times) Man Says He Was Assaulted on the Red Line […]

Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, April 28

NTSB Meeting Today on Cause of 2014 Escalator Crash at O’Hare Blue Line Stop (Sun-Times) Activists Hope New CTA Chief Could Mean Return of 31st, Lincoln Bus Lines (DNA) Workers Remove Concrete Bridge West of Wilson Red Line Stop (Uptown Update) Englewood Fitness Center Owner Applauds Divvy’s Expansion to the Neighborhood (DNA) Motorcyclist Strikes Pedestrian […]

Today’s Headlines for Thursday, February 18

Hilkevitch Supports Robust BRT, O’Hare Express, Stevenson Expansion (Active Trans) Emanuel Calls for Expanding the Downtown Zoning District to Allow for More Density (Tribune) A Preview of Plans for the Union Station Overhaul (Curbed) Rosenthal: The O’Hare Express Plan Is a Boondoggle and a Flashback to the Daley Era (Tribune) Wicker Park Residents  Concerned That […]

Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, December 16

16 Laquan McDonald Protesters Arrested for Staging a Die-In on Congress Parkway (Tribune) Anti-Displacement Protest Held by New Development Site by The 606 (DNA) 46-Year-Old Man Fatally Struck in Elgin (Tribune) Active Trans: Chicago’s Low Transit Score Ranking Show Better Funding Is Needed The DePaulia Looks at Efforts to Get More Bike Lanes Installed on […]

Today’s Headlines for Thursday, September 8

Vista, Chicago’s 3rd-Tallest Building Officially Breaks Ground (Curbed) Concerned About Gas Prices, Public & Commercial Fleets Explore Alternatives (Tribune) O’Hare Bound Blue Line Trains Won’t Stop at Harlem for Two Weeks (DNA) $1.5M Metra Rail Tie Replacement Project Starts in Hinsdale Saturday (Patch) 35-Year-Old Man Critically Injured After Crashing Car Into Building on NW Side […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, December 21

First Impressions of Loop Link (CBS, WGN, Bike Law) Laquan McDonald Protesters Shut Down the Mag Mile on Friday (Tribune) Once Again, a Woman Is Followed From a Red Line Station and Sexually Assaulted (Sun-Times) CTA Riders Lift Train to Rescue Man Whose Leg Was Trapped Between Rail Car & Platform (DNA) Another Victim of the […]