Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, August 30

  • Howard Street Could Get Road Diet, Bike Lanes Between Western and Ridge (DNA)
  • Law Will Formally Legalize Biking on Shoulder of Road, Safe Passing by Drivers (Chicagoist)
  • Kamin Praises the Undulating Design of the New Washington-Wabash ‘L’ Station (Tribune)
  • Bus Driver and Bystander Save Pregnant Woman From Unprovoked Attack on CTA Bus (DNA)
  • Man Being Questioned by Police for Red Line Subway Shooting Earlier This Month (Tribune)
  • Driver Crashed Into Glenview Metra Station Last Week (Patch)
  • Dominican University Grad Beats Bone Cancer, Then Bikes From Coast to Coast (WGN)
  • Divvy Dibs: Some Joker Left a Blue-and-White Lawn Chair in Front of a Dock for Days (Chicagoist)
  • Jefferson Park Forward Will Turn Asphalt Into Parkland for PARK(ing) DAY on 9/15

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  • rwy

    The Chicagoist article mentions a new state law allowing a rear light in lieu of a reflector. What really needs to happen is for the CPSC to allow new bikes to be sold with lights instead of reflectors. Should reduce the number of “ninjas”.