Today’s Headlines for Monday, January 20

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  • Pritzker signs law ending suspension of driver’s licenses for non-moving violations (Block Club)
  • Berwyn officer killed in crash, driver of vehicle he was riding in charged with DUI (CBS)
  • Photo released of car whose driver doored cyclist, 56, in Gage Park and fled (Sun-Times)
  • Metra puts leaflets on trains warning of a crackdown on fare evasion (Tribune)
  • Metra train hits car in 300 block of North Green, no serious injuries (NBC)
  • Granville, Thorndale and Bryn Mawr closures next weekend for RPM work (Tribune)
  • Ballard tried to buy Amtrak tickets for 2 wheelchair users, was told it would cost $25K (WBUR)
  • Shovel nearby curb cuts so that snow isn’t a barrier for wheelchair users (Wheelchair Rapunzel)
  • Lynwood residents unhappy about plan to buy land for path through eminent domain (CBS)
  • Streetsblog funding victory party this Wednesday 1/22, 6-9 PM at RevBrew, 3340 N. Kedzie
  • Chicago Winter Bike Swap, Sunday 2/20, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM at Harper College

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Today’s Headlines for Friday, January 17

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  • Ald. Gardiner, a firefighter, puts 6-corners plaza on hold, claiming fire dept. study is needed (Block Club)
  • Details on possible Pace Pulse service on Hasted south of 95th Street (Block Club)
  • Desmond Manning, 27, fatally shot while riding bike in Fernwood (Sun-Times)
  • 5 injured, 1 critically, after trucker slams into McHenry Starbucks (NBC)
  • Driver charged with DUI in CTA bus crash that injured 7 near Stroger Hospital (Sun-Times)
  • City unveils scaled-back plan for preserving affordable housing near the Obama Center (Block Club)
  • Chicagoans rate best, worst seats on (old-school) CTA cars (ABC)
  • Viewing of “Messenger” photo show tonight 6-7:30 PM sharp at Uri-Eichen, 2101 S. Halsted

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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, January 16

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  • CTA announced study to improve bus ridership, tweaks to a few bus lines (Tribune)
  • After latest pedestrian crash on Touhy in Des Plaines, lawmakers want safety upgrades (Herald)
  • Speeding BMW driver crashes into CTA bus near Stroger hospital, injuring 7 riders (CBS)
  • After recent string of Red Line robberies, 10 more officers are being added to transit patrol (CBS)
  • CPD: Armed robbers targeted people at South Shore bus stops (Sun-Times)
  • Simba the dog touched 3rd rail at Kedzie Brown stop, lived to bark the tale (Sun-Times)
  • Author of book about the fall of Uber’s Kalanick interviewed on “Chicago Tonight”

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