Skip to Content
Streetsblog Chicago home
Streetsblog Chicago home
Log In
Streetsblog Chicago

Today’s Headlines for Monday, February 5

Image: Copenhagenize.com

Sponsored by:

Sponsored by Total Charter Bus - Chicago

• Former MPC leader MarySue Barnett and John Bailey wrote Natural Resources Defense Council's "Act Locally" guide to equitable infra resources

• Despite earlier fix, Ventra app goes down for Metra riders once again (ABC)

• Driver Sami Jebreen, 69, found dead in overturned car around 3:30 PM in the 5200 block of South Harlem, near I-55 ramp in Garfield Ridge (ABC)

• 7 injured when SUV driver hit another SUV, which struck 2 parked SUVs on Addison nearly Wrigley; 1st driver cited for speeding, uninsured vehicle (WGN)

• Distracted driver knocks over 3 electrical poles in West Lawn alley (ABC)

• Image released of suspect who allegedly sprayed a person with "a chemical irritant," robbed them 1/28 at Granville Red Line station in Edgewater (WGN)

• Munster, IN piline leak shuts down bike path, no injuries

• Mural at Ogilvie Metra station downtown aims to show off the Chicago River’s improving ecology (Sun-Times)

CTA’s diversity program hosts 1st quarter meet-and-greet with contractors for upcoming projects, Thursday 2/15, 10 AM to noon at Wilber Wright College

Get national headlines at Streetsblog USA.

donate button

I’d like to give a big thanks to everyone who has chipped in so far to help Streetsblog Chicago raise $60K by February 29 to keep the site rolling smoothly in 2024. Thanks to our generous sponsors and donors, we're currently at $37,750 with $22,250 left to go. Please consider making a tax-exempt donation here. Thank you for your support!

– John Greenfield, editor-in-chief

Stay in touch

Sign up for our free newsletter

More from Streetsblog Chicago

We are all in an underperforming Chicagoland transit network. But some of us are looking at the Star:Line.

According to Star:Line Chicago, "The 2034sight Plan is an ambitious — and achievable — ten-year framework to lay the groundwork to modernize Chicagoland’s existing local passenger rail system."

July 19, 2024

Semi driver fatally struck person walking on Lower Wacker Drive. Did a locked gate contribute to the crash?

The victim may have been walking in the street because a gate limiting pedestrian access on the south side of Wacker was locked at the time.

July 19, 2024

This is Grand! CDOT cuts ribbon on new protected bike lanes on a key West Side diagonal street

The project also has lots of other nifty Complete Streets features, like raised crosswalks, bus islands, and the conversion of a dangerous slip lane to a new plaza.

July 18, 2024
See all posts