Editorial: Will Chicago’s Next Mayor Seize the Opportunity to Improve Transit? (Tribune) Last Weekend CTA Shut Down Belmont Blue Stop With Little Notice for Rehab Work (Curbed) Metra Marks a PTC Milestone, With Gear Installed in 528 Vehicles, 240 Trackside Locations (NBC) STB Nudges Amtrak and Metra Towards Settlement of Union Station Dispute (Mondaq) Man […]
Mayoral Candidates Weigh in on O’Hare Express, Red Line Extension, Cams (Tribune) Schwieterman on O’Hare Express: “There’s an Air of Unreality to the Project” (NYT) Nicholas Ortiz, 48, Fatally Struck While Trying to Help a Driver in Need in Batavia (CBS) Semi-Truck Driver Struck and Killed Tammie Ihrig, 55, in Cicero (Sun-Times) Block Club Reports […]
The quarterly Mayor’s Bicycle Advisory Council meeting is usually a tightly scheduled show-and-tell, with staff from the Chicago Department of Transportation and other city agencies giving presentations on what they’re doing to improve cycling. But after a particularly bad week for biking in the Chicago area, last Wednesday CDOT threw out the script and opened […]
Tribune Editorial: No Metra Fare Hike Is Good, But Spending Cuts Are Needed Police Searching for Suspect in LaSalle Blue Line Robbery (Fox) Officer Wouldn’t Cite Driver Who Struck Me — What Should I Have Done Differently? (The Chainlink) Little Village Warehouse Plan Moves Forward Despite Concerns About Truck Traffic (Curbed) Luxury Apartments Along the […]
This week, we're joined by planner Robin Renner, author of "Urban Being: Anatomy and Identity of the City." Robin talks about how living in a number of places around the world got him to think differently about cities — and how urban areas can be improved.
Metra: No Fare Hike This Time But Cuts Are Ahead Without More State Funding (CTJ) Police: Man, 53, Was Leaning Over Monroe Red Line Platform When Fatally Struck (Sun-Times) Family of Aimee Marie Coath Gets $6M Settlement From Fatal 2015 CTA Bus Crash (WBBM) Man Sexually Assaulted CTA Bus Driver, Tried to Drive Bus Away […]