Skip to Content
Streetsblog Chicago home
Streetsblog Chicago home
Log In
Today's Headlines

Today’s Headlines for Monday, February 8

    • 39th Ward residents can vote for bike lanes on Bryn Mawr in PB election (The Chainlink)
    • Man, 83, killed and woman, 40, injured in head-on crash near St. Charles (WGN)
    • Orange train derailed near Midway Sunday morning, no injuries reported (NBC)
    • Paths and crosswalks around Logan monument aren't being cleared this winter (Block Club)
    • Moving 350-spot garage at NWU medical facility underground will add $7M to cost (Block Club)
    • Luxury anti-TOD near Morgan station will have 80 units, 112 spaces (Block Club)
    • Veteran transportation advocate Jacky Grimshaw will be honored at ATA gala on 2/24

Get national headlines at Streetsblog USA.

Here are some tips on preventing the spread of COVID-19, and advice for Chicagoans on what to do if you think you may have been exposed to the virus.

I’d like to give a big thanks to everyone who has donated so far to help Streetsblog Chicago meet our goal of raising $50K. Along with the $75K pledged by the Chicago Community Trust for our 2021 budget, this will allow us to promote assistant editor Courtney Cobbs to co-editor and launch a new weekly series on mobility justice issues impacting Chicago's Latino communities. Can you help us win the grant by chipping in? You can make a tax-exempt donation here.

Thanks for your support, and have a great February.

-John Greenfield, co-editor

Stay in touch

Sign up for our free newsletter

More from Streetsblog Chicago

Pressure is mounting to replace embattled CTA President Dorval Carter

Here's a look at what elected officials and other media outlets have said about the issue recently.

April 19, 2024

Service boost means BNSF Line will get Metra’s first-ever across-the-board weekend schedule, starting April 29

In addition, Halsted Street station will get weekend service, and Downers Grove's Fairview stop will become an off-peak stop.

April 19, 2024

Tasty news: Friedman Properties is trying to break the Clark outdoor dining stalemate by applying for street closure permits

Mayor Johnson's administration and Ald. Reilly haven't yet found common ground on bringing back the popular car-free zone. Will this make the difference?

April 19, 2024
See all posts