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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, March 20

How Often Does the CTA Actually Clean Subway Stations? (Reader) As Amazon Tours Chicago, Mayor Emanuel Goes on the Defensive (Tribune) Northwest Indiana to See Over $1B in Infrastructure Improvements ( Take a Look at the Fully Renovated Theater on the Lake (Crain’s) Old Milwaukee Rail Tracks Pose Risks to Cyclists (Urban Milwaukee) Amtrak Quietly […]

Today’s Headlines for Monday, March 19

A Brief History of the Green Line South Branch (Tribune) Bicycle Sharing System Proposed for Kankakee County (Daily Journal) Notes from the American Public Transportation Association Legislative Conference (Mass Transit) How Miami Could Learn From Chicago’s Public Transit System (Miami Herald) Chicago Drivers Often Fail to Follow Crosswalk Rules (Sun-Times) Uber Suspends Self-Driving Car Tests After […]
A rendering of the proposed development provided by the architect, Zisong Feng.

Proposed Multi-Family is “On Hold” For Being Too Dense, Despite Denser Housing Already on the Block

A proposed residential development that would have brought 50 mixed-bedroom apartments and 11 townhomes to an empty lot in Uptown has been stalled by 46th Ward Alderman James Cappleman and the Department of Planning and Development for being “too dense”. The proposal is less dense than neighboring buildings, and the number of new households it […]

Today’s Headlines for Friday, March 16

Presentation Materials from South Lakefront Framework Plan Meetings (South Lakefront Plan) Latest Plans for Massive Lincoln Yards Development Includes 606 Extension (Tribune) Even with $1B Upgrade, Deep Tunnel Reservoir Still Reaching Capacity (Tribune) Aldermen Pushing for More Public Space in North Branch Redevelopment (Sun-Times) Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Speeding in Official City Vehicle (CWB) […]

Today’s Headlines for Thursday, March 15

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North Branch Group Wants New Park Space As Development Heads Up River (Tribune) Rahm and American Work Out Deal to Push O’Hare Expansion Forward (Sun-Times) Detailed Look at CTA’s Real-Time Digital Platform Displays (Curbed) New Updates on Proposed Mixed-Income Housing Proposal for NW Highway (Nadig Newspapers) Friction Over Hyperloop Transport Technology’s Plan for Midwest (Progrss) […]

Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, March 14

Glenview Residents Pack Forum on Amtrak Project (Tribune) Parade Route and Road Closures for Downtown St. Patrick’s Day Parade (WGN) Rahm Moving Full Speed Ahead on O’Hare Expansion (Crain’s) Columbus Drive Bridge to be Closed Tomorrow for Testing (Sun-Times) Poll Says Participants Support O’Hare Express Line (Crain’s) CTA Adding Passenger Information Bar to Digital Platform […]
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IDOT Proposes Detailed Options for Lakefront Trail, Part of North Lake Shore Drive Project

After many (one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine) meetings the first phase of what will probably be a decades-long process of the complete reconstruction of North Lake Shore Drive took place yesterday afternoon. This meeting was the most straightforward as the elements considered had already been narrowed down and because most attendees were […]