Today’s Headlines for Monday, January 20

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  • Buttigieg, Lightfoot discuss proposals to make transportation more equitable in Chicago (NBC)
  • 2 people die after driver hits sign support beam on Eisenhower near Central Ave. and car splits apart (ABC)
  • Driver dies after they crashed into bridge post in Gresham and vehicle went up in flames (ABC)
  • Driver dies after going off road and hitting a pole in Naperville (NBC)
  • “It needs to come to an end:” Memorial held for Ja’lon James, 3rd child killed by a driver in 3 weeks (Sun-Times)
  • Gallery: Images from the balloon release in honor of Ja’lon (Tribune)
  • Officials celebrate completion of CREATE Argo Connection project (Trains.com)
  • Chicago Riverwalk 2022 summer season events announced (Reel Chicago)
  • CDOT announces Chicago Mobility Collaborative, a replacement for MBAC and MPAC, starting June 30

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Today’s Headlines for Friday, June 7

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  • After drivers killed 3 kids, alders argue speed cams, which are proven to save lives, don’t improve safety (Sun-Times)
  • ATA director writes to Lightfoot and Biagi asking them to empower CDOT staff to build lifesaving street designs
  • California Blue Line station in Logan Square is poised to get $36 million in accessibility upgrades (Block Club)
  • Man, 20, in good condition after being stabbed twice in arm on Red Line near 63rd (ABC)
  • Metra solicits public input on new strategic plan (Progressive Railroading)
  • Take Bike the Streets, a nonprofit volunteer transpo advocacy group based in Gary, offers Build a Bike classes (Tribune)
  • How to fight cyclist imposter syndrome, and promote a more inclusive bike community (Bike Lane Uprising)

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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, June 16

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  • Lightfoot’s Chicago Moves giveaway launched yesterday, spending $7.5M in taxpayer money on free gas cards
  • Mayoral hopeful Kam Buckner showed up for Bike Jam for a Bike Grid yesterday, made livable streets campaign promises
  • Man shot dead at entrance doors to 79th Red Line station Wednesday afternoon, no one in custody (FOX)
  • 3 injured after SUV driver hits I-294 tollbooth, vehicle bursts into flames (ABC)
  • CPD releases image of car whose driver seriously injured woman, 77, walking on Mag Mile on 6/3 (CBS)
  • NTSB releases preliminary report on collision that killed Metra passenger in Clarendon Hills (Trains)
  • Axios Chicago looks at NTHS findings on the current bike fatality epidemic
  • Left-turning drivers are disobeying reds at Wacker/Dearborn, creating a dangerous situation for cyclists
  • 4400 block of Leavitt will be pedestrianized for a block party in memory of Rafi Cardenas, 2, on 6/22, 4-6 PM

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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, June 15

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  • Tribune discusses about renewed calls for safe streets in the wake of three recent traffic deaths (Tribune)
  • Police: Driver who died in Waukegan rollover crash was likely speeding and drunk (LMCS)
  • Saturn driver arrested after striking another car, running over person near 103rd/Wallace (CBS)
  • Metra service on SW Service, Heritage Corridor lines delayed by heat-related drawbridge malfunction (ABC)
  • Metra launched a survey today to get feedback from riders for its next 5-year strategic plan
  • Metra says new analysis shows CP-KCS merger would vastly increase commuter train delays (Trains)
  • ABC Chicago acts like a PR agency for the opponents of the Metra UPN-Line rehab
  • Igor: Oak Park and River Forest BNSF riders will likely see train delays due to track work (Oakpark.com)
  • It will be 95F today. If you’ll be biking, here are some tips for staying relatively comfortable.

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