Today’s Headlines for Monday, February 10

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  • Contractor for $2.1B RPM project is donating $250K to program for low-income students (Block Club)
  • Andersonville neighbors hope to make car-centric Catalpa St. more people-friendly (Block Club)
  • North Side Red Line service was suspended Saturday after accidental death at Addison (Tribune)
  • At least 15 hurt in Austin Friday after wrong-way driver hit CTA bus (WGN)
  • 5 hurt by driver fleeing police stop in East Garfield Park (NBC)
  • Teen driver fleeing police in South Shore hits unmarked car, 9 vehicles at dealership (Sun-Times)
  • Hit-and-run driver injured special-needs boy, 12, in Deerfield (NBC)
  • Letter: UP wants Metra to take over UP-N operations — protect ridership, taxpayers (Crain’s)
  • Metra Milwaukee District West trains delayed by signal issues in Elgin (Sun-Times)
  • Juliet De Jesus Alejandre is new head of Logan Square Neighborhood Association (Block Club)
  • Wicker Park walk signal no longer sending pedestrians into traffic (Block Club)
  • 4-Star Family Cyclery is moving to Logan storefront twice as large as current space (Block Club)

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Today’s Headlines for Friday, February 7

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  • City plans to crack down on CTA crime following Blue Line shooting, Red Line stabbing (Fox)
  • Driver faces manslaughter charges in crash that killed her wife, injured ISP trooper (NBC)
  • Police chase on I-55 ends in crash, 2 arrests, no injuries (WGN)
  • 2 flee on foot after hitting squad car in Austin (Sun-Times)
  • Misaligned walk signal in Wicker Park sends pedestrians into traffic (Block Club)
  • Drivers say it’s unfair that they’re getting ticketed for breaking the law in Rosemont (ABC)
  • Meet CTA bus driver and bluesman Toronzo Cannon (Block Club)

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Today’s Headlines for Thursday February 6

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  • Meet West Siders who fought for the Ogden bus extension (Block Club)
  • Suspect charged in yesterday’s shooting on Blue Line near UIC Halsted (Block Club)
  • CBS: “Crime worries mount on CTA following Blue Line shooting”
  • Bus brawls on the rise in Chicago: How the CTA is responding? (WGN)
  • In the wake of Arroyo’s guilty plea, IL House committee approves red light cam ban (NBC)
  • Montrose Ave. will be closed by UP-N tracks for 12 days for bridge work (Tribune)
  • Active Trans helped conduct a sidewalk audit in downstate Murphysboro
  • Safer Streets campaign training on Saturday, March 14 at Active Trans offices, 35 E. Wacker
  • Here are other Active Trans campaigns you can get involved with

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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, February 5

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  • Block Club looks at evictions in gentrifying transit-friendly neighborhoods
  • Death of woman hit by Illinois state trooper in I-57 crash ruled a homicide (ABC)
  • Person seriously injured in a crash involving ambulance near Homer Glen (NBC)
  • SUV driver in fair condition after crashing into Jefferson Park home (Sun-Times)
  • Street musician seriously injured in stabbing on Jackson Red Line platform (ABC)
  • South Holland man charged in CTA robberies targeting teens (ABC)
  • Metra UP-NW delays were expected after derailment in Crystal Lake train yard (CBS)
  • Parts of Lakefront Trail closed due to flood advisory (Tribune)

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