Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, September 19

  • Curbed Looks at the Big Proposals for Improving Chicago Transportation on the Horizon
  • City Shuts Down Relocated Uptown Tent City, Advocates Drop Suit to Stop Construction (Tribune)
  • Redevelopment Proposal for Tribune Site at Chicago/Halsted Includes New Access Road (Curbed)
  • New Study Uses Cell Phone Data to Track Dangerous Driving Around Schools (Active Trans)
  • The History of the Yellow Line, Which Succeeded Beyond All Expectations (Curbed)
  • Mendoza: John “Quarters” Boyle Deserves More Serious Charges for Hit-and-Run I Recorded (DNA)
  • Express Bus From 95th Street Station to Brookfield Zoo Will Return Next Year (DNA)
  • “Bike Arlington Heights” Ride Coincided With Release of New Village Bike/Ped Plan (Tribune)
  • Plans for Low-Line Promenade Released; Hearing Tonight 6 PM at 1500 W. Belmont (Tribune)
  • Chinatown Walking & Biking Charette Tomorrow 10 AM at Pui Tak Center, 2216 S. Wentworth
  • In Honor of World Car Free Day This Friday, Here’s an Infographic From RTA on Benefits of Transit
  • All Safe Streets Advocates are Invited to Memorial Walk & Gathering to Honor Noah Katz on 10/22

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  • Carter O’Brien

    On a side note, I was reminded earlier of this air quality monitoring project. There’s a good write up here:

    It’s ongoing, but the results may be of interest to folks here, if you zoom in on the map it is extremely granular (I was a “test dummy” for a few weeks myself):

  • Kevin M

    Re: new access/shuttle road as part of the Tribune Site development

    So, is this basically going to replace the RR tracks that served that printing facility as a branch from the UP lines? If so, is there any awareness or concern that this RR ROW might be needed later for HSR or transit? Haven’t we built enough auto-roads in this city?!?