Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, May 14

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  • 5 People Injured, Including a Child, After Driver Flees Police in Rogers Park (Sun-Times)
  • Police: Unsafe Speed, Lane Movement Likely Factors in East Chicago Crash Death (NWI.com)
  • Driver Who Allegedly Struck Girl, 7, on Bike Apprehended; GoFundMe Launched for Victim (CBS)
  • Lakeview Carjacking Ends in Clark Street Crash (Sun-Times)
  • Mike Quigley Discuss Alleged Cyber-Security Threat Posed by Chinese Railcars (Fox)
  • Landlord Wants Someone to Open a Bike Shop in Their Garfield Park Storefront (Chainlink)
  • Aurora Is Hosting a Bike Week this Week, Included Temporary Protected Bike Lanes (Tribune)

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Today’s Headlines for Monday, May 13

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  • 24 Aldermen Have Endorsed Active Trans’ Call for 100 Miles of New Bikeways
  • Driver Who Killed Linda Havlin, 68, While Speeding in Reverse Gets 2 Tickets (Sun-Times)
  • Pickup Driver Who Seriously Injured Girl, 7, on Bike, Fled the Scene on Foot (CBS)
  • Boy, 14, Charged With Shooting Two Men at Argyle Station, Released (Tribune)
  • Attempted Sexual Assault on the Lakefront Trail Near Balbo (Tribune)
  • Active Trans Calls for a 20 MPH Speed Limit on Lakefront Trail (Sun-Times)
  • Curbed Has Updated Its “Transformative Ideas for Chicago Transportation” Post

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The project reconfigured the Racine/Broadway intersection to create a new plaza. Photo: John Greenfield

Circular Sculpture Is the Cherry on Uptown’s Complete Streets Makeover Sundae

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Today city officials cut the ribbon on a multicolored ring-shaped sculpture in the Uptown Entertainment District, the crowning touch on a street remix that converted excess asphalt at Racine Avenue and Broadway into a new pedestrian plaza. The makeover was part of the Broadway streetscape project, which includes new sidewalks, street repaving, lighting, bike racks, […]

Today’s Headlines for Friday, May 10

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  • Joravsky: One Central’s “Transit Center” Is Just a Way for Developer to Get a Free Platform (Reader)
  • Mayor Leon Rockingham of North Chicago Is Advocating for Bike/Ped Funding (Active Trans)
  • Man Arrested for Attacking CTA Rider at Blue Line’s Austin Stop With Screwdriver, Bottle (Tribune)
  • Boy, 14, Charged With Shooting Two Men at Red Line’s Argyle Station (Tribune)
  • CBS: The West Pullman Metra Station Is in Poor Condition
  • Build Bronzeville, Which Runs the Bronzeville Bike Box, Has a New Website
  • Meet the Owner of Gary’s Ski and Bike Tune-ups in Naperville (Tribune)
  • Ride of Silence Wednesday 5/15, 6 PM at Daley Plaza

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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, May 9

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  • CBS: Drivers Routinely Block Busy Intersections, But Police Rarely Write Tickets for It
  • Spielman Looks at Scheinfeld’s Tenure at CDOT Commissioner (Sun-Times)
  • Bill Would Raise IL Gas Tax to $0.44, Hike Fees, Raise Registration Cost for E-Cars (Tribune)
  • Tanker Rollover and Spill Closes Elmhurst Road at Jane Adams Tollway (Tribune)
  • Union Pacific Will Close Its Global 3 Intermodal Terminal in Rochelle, IL (Trains)
  • Mount Prospect Could Add Pedestrian Bridge Downtown (Daily Herald)
  • What’s the Better Bike Route — Halsted or Sheffield? (The Chainlink)
  • The Tribune Shares 4 Ideas for Car-Free Nature Getaways

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