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

Today’s Headlines for Friday, August 5

9:45 AM CDT on August 5, 2022

    • Sun-Times interviews man who fought back against 6 CTA robbers, reports violent transit crime is at a decade high
    • Contrary to initial reports, driver of South Bend Congressional rep Jackie Walorski's SUV caused deadly crash (CBS)
    • Crystal Lake crash: Driver who plowed into home unable to communicate due to injuries, police say (ABC)
    • Letter: "Diesel CTA buses are making the climate worse." No, they're improving it. (Sun-Times)
    • Joliet's Scott St. pedestrian tunnel will be closed for about a week for construction on transit center (WJOL)
    • Chicago's Out Our Front Door cycling group discusses its efforts to make bike camping more inclusive (Block Club)
    • 47th Ward community bike ride with Ald. Matt Martin 6:30 tonight at Welles Park

Get national headlines at Streetsblog USA

donate button

Did you appreciate this post? Please consider making a tax-deductible donation to Streetsblog Chicago to help ensure our ongoing publication.

Stay in touch

Sign up for our free newsletter

More from Streetsblog Chicago

Should a Streetsblog reader “Surrender” to commuting from Rockford to Chicago?

We compare the strengths and weaknesses of driving, and/or riding the train or bus, from the Forest City to the Windy City.

February 23, 2024

Metra orders battery-powered trains, gets funding for new bilevel passenger cars

As Metra's board authorized the purchase of eight battery-powered Stadler train sets, the FTA announced the railroad will get $100M to purchase 50 bi-level rail cars.

February 22, 2024

Good karma for a pickup truck driver: Motorist helps save an endangered Green Line rider from serious injury

It was chicken soup for the sustainable transportation reporter's soul to hear of a quick-thinking motorist protecting a CTA user from grievous harm.

February 21, 2024
See all posts