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As Chicago traffic increases, more commuters turn to Metra trains (CBS) Letter: The CTA seems lost, and that’s devastating for Chicago (Crain’s) Trial continues of CPD sergeant accused of pinning Park Ridge teen wrongly accused of bike theft (ABC) Community mourns Maureen Wener, 49, mother killed in Highland Park hit-and-run while biking (ABC) 31-year-old female SUV […]
Greg Hinz: The CTA is in desperate need for an overhaul (Crain’s) CTA offering $5 day passes, $15 3-day passes, and bus service to beaches all summer (CBS) Terry’a Adams, 25, shot to death, 6 wounded, at memorial for her crash victim boyfriend in Austin (ABC7) Woman, 59, killed, 23-year-old man hospitalized, after 3:40 AM […]
Ald. La Spata wants hearing on Chicago’s NASCAR race traffic impact (Crain’s) Ald. Burnett opposed Johnson, but keeps job as chair of Pedestrian and Traffic Safety (Sun-Times) 4 people injured in 2-car crash Thursday night in Skokie at Lee/Monticello (ABC) Chicago rated 14th bike-friendliest U.S. city in a study conducted by Coworking Cafe (Chicago Star) “Rails […]
A poison pill buried within the new debt ceiling deal would "gut" key elements of the nation's bedrock environmental law in exchange for preventing a national default and could make it easier for highway-building agencies to expedite road projects that harm vulnerable communities for generations, advocates warn.