Today’s Headlines for Thursday, June 14

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  • Chicago Taps Musk and His Hypothetical Tunneling Tech for O’Hare Express Project (Tribune)
  • Scheinfeld Talks to WBEZ About Efforts to Address Chicago’s Pedestrian Fatality Surge
  • CTA Signs off on Purchase 20 All-Electric Buses for $32M (Tribune)
  • Man Dies After Falling Off Pedestrian Bridge Near Wrigley Building (Tribune)
  • WTTW Reporter and Triathlete Elizabeth Brackett Critically Injured in LFT Bike Crash
  • $5K Reward Offered to Find Driver Who Killed Motorcyclist Steve Lajin, 22 (WGN)
  • CBS Looks at Commuter Crowding Associated With Metra’s PTC Installation Schedule
  • Active Trans Looks at Bike Lane Uprising‘s Effort to Keep Bikeways Clear and Safe

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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, June 13

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  • Tollway and Canadian Pacific Reach Tentative Deal for Western O’Hare Access (Crain’s)
  • Emanuel Calls for New 2% Airbnb Tax to Fund Shelter Beds for Abuse Victims (Tribune)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Killed Motorcyclist in Edgebrook (CBS)
  • As Carjackings Rise, So Has the Number of Youth Arrested for It (Tribune)
  • Gunshot Hits Door of 79th Street Red Line Station (WGN)
  • Police Officer Rescues Toddler Running Along Route 59 in Naperville (Tribune)
  • Metra Apologizes for BNSF Crowding, Adds Extra Cars to Morning Trains (WGN)
  • W. Side Residents Are Activating Vacant Lots With A Transportable Garden (Block Club)

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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, June 12

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  • Motorist Fatally Struck Paul J. Gunia, 61, in the 8300 Block of W. Belmont (Sun-Times)
  • Driver Ran Red in South Chicago, Killing Michael Rudolph, 23 (ABC)
  • Man, 23, Shot in Shoulder on Garfield Red Line Platform (NBC)
  • The City Is Evicting Homeless People From Lower Wacker (Tribune)
  • Chicago Reporter Covered the recent Red Line Extension vs. MED Conversion Debate
  • Your CTA Seat Comes From a 125-Year-Old Company in West Humboldt (Chicago)
  • June 23 Ride and Rail Tour Involves Biking From Whiting, Training Back (NWI)

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Today’s Headlines for Monday, June 11

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  • Active Trans: More Cams, Lower Speed Limits Needed to Address Pedestrian Fatalities (Sun-Times)
  • The Tribune Tries to Measure the Success of Chicago’s Vision Zero Program One Year Later
  • City Launches Design Competition Announced for New O’Hare Terminal (ABC)
  • …Although the Winning Loop Link Station Design Had Zero Influence on the Final Product
  • Study Finds That Chicago Only Has 13 “Classic Main Streets,” Needs More (Chicago Mag)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Fatally Struck Man in Antioch (Sun-Times)
  • Lyft Driver, Another Motorist Charged With DUI After Fatal Head-on Crash in Humboldt (ABC)
  • New Metra BNSF Schedule Started Today (ABC)
  • AbbVie, Catholic Charities, Distributing Bikes to Veterans for Transportation Needs (Herald)
  • New App Coord Aims to Make It Easier to Combine Divvy and Transit Trips (Curbed)
  • Meet Maria Bousted From PoCampo, a Chicago-Based Bike Bag Company (The Chainlink)
  • Despite the Cold Mist, World Naked Bike Ride Drew Over 1,000 (TribuneSun-TimesTime Out)

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Today’s Headlines for Friday, June 8

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  • Reps From Active Trans, CMAP, and Planetarium Discuss Commuter Challenge (WBEZ)
  • Homeless Advocates Say They’ll Keep Fighting for the Right to Camp on City Streets (Reader)
  • Chicago’s Most Famous Urban Planner Now Has His Own Musical (Sun-Times)
  • Pranksters Place a Single LimeBike in Every Parking Spot at Their Rockford School (RRStar)
  • A Guide to This Saturday Night’s World Naked Bike Ride (Tribune)
  • The Bike Week Rally Is an Evening Event This Year, Thursday 6/21 5 PM at Daley Plaza
  • Active Trans Celebrates Lakefront Trail Separation 6/28 at Theater on the Lake

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A Pace bike parked outside Calabria Imports on 103rd Street in Beverly. Photo: Bill Savage

A Month After DoBi Launched, the City Has Little Info About How It’s Working Out

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Update 6/8/18, 12:30 PM: The city’s dockless bike-share permit requirements state, “Vendors are required to submit data to the City’s Department of Transportation… on the 1st of every month, starting on June 1.”  However, Dave Reed, the expansion manager for Zagster, which owns Pace, noted that per the city’s more recent instructions to vendors, the first […]
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