Two Democratic senators want to give (almost) the same amount of funding to transit agencies to electrify nation’s bus fleet as President Biden promised to private drivers to electrify their cars.
Here are some of the walk/bike/transit-related proposals for the American Jobs Plan from Illinois’ Congressional representatives.
Illinois could fully reopen to “normal” by June 11, Pritzker says (Block Club) Metra plans to gradually add more train runs to its schedule as workplaces reopen (CBS) Canadian EV maker to build electric buses and trucks at new Joliet factory (Tribune) Lake County’s construction program features major intersection and resurfacing work (Tribune) Has the […]
The CTA says its most recent cars don't have electric disc brakes, air brakes weren't a viable option, and much of the reason its trains are noisy has nothing to do with the braking system.
Fliers claiming Lincoln Square "has a parking deficit of 1,519 spaces" are based on an ancient, absurdly car-centric 1998 study.
Kam Buckner op-ed against state financing for One Central – read our interview with him here (Crain’s) Tribune looks at the snail-like pace of Chicago accessible pedestrian signal installation Stevenson Expressway crash near Damen leaves 5 injured, 2 seriously (ABC) CPD releases images of suspect from March hit-and-run pedestrian crash in Humboldt Park (Fox) WBEZ […]