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

Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, December 27

    • Chicago Tribune editorial looks at $800M+ Jane Byrne Interchange expansion debacle
    • Tribune: Violent crime rate began to drop on CTA trains in 2022, but it was still double pre-pandemic levels
    • Man, 21, fatally shot while driving in 10400-block of S. Prospect in Beverly, crashed into another vehicle (ABC)
    • 3 injured in 8-car Rockton, IL crash, near Rockford, amid winter weather (ABC)
    • 2 different crashes on the Eisenhower this morning, near 17th and Kostner, shut down lanes of traffic (CBS)
    • Contraflow bike lane on Pauline, protected lanes on California, on 1st Ward participatory budgeting ballot (Block Club)
    • Closed Sears site in Austin to get $100M medical facility, grocery store, townhomes and apartments, neighbors told (Block Club)
    • Photos: Chicagoans walk, bike, use transit and scooters during polar vortex (Block Club)

Streetsblog is on a light publishing schedule this week, including Today's Headlines and occasional posts, as we focus on fundraising tasks.

donate button

I’d like to give a big thanks to everyone who has chipped in so far to help Streetsblog Chicago raise $50K by January 31 to keep the site rolling smoothly in 2023. You can make a tax-exempt donation here.

Thanks for your support, and enjoy the holiday season.

– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago

Stay in touch

Sign up for our free newsletter

More from Streetsblog Chicago

Western Avenue alders revived Chicago’s BRT dream. How can we stop NIMBYs from killing it again?

We've been down this road before. But the chief of staff for Ald. Matt Martin (47th), a leader of the new campaign, says times have changed since the Ashland BRT proposal was shelved.

May 23, 2024

While the resolution to ditch Dorval got banished to the Rules committee, Ald. Vasquez thinks he can rescue it

At today's Council meeting Vasquez got signatures from 26 alders calling for the resolution to be resuscitated.

May 22, 2024

As Metra seeks input on long-term service improvements, the long-awaited Peterson/Ridge station opens

The railroad recently launched a survey to get a better sense of how riders use the system post-pandemic.

May 22, 2024
See all posts