“The Driver’s Side” – News From The Motorist’s Perspective

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Your transportation related headlines for Thursday, February 11th, 2016

What IDOT Plans To Do With Potential $84.7 Million Windfall - Chicago Daily Herald

Emanuel Moves To Close Legal Loophole Exploited By Pedicabs - Chicago Sun-Times

Civic Federation Lays Out Painful Plan To Stabilize Illinois Finances, Including Massive Tax Hike - Crains Chicago Business; Guess They Forgot How Former Governor Potato-Head And The General Assembly Frittered Away All The Money From The Last Tax Hike; Fewer State Taxpayers To Gouge, As Illinois Population Shrinks - Chicago Magazine

Uber, American Airlines Form Partnership At OHare, 10 Other Airports - Chicago Tribune

Guide To The Chicago Auto Show - Chicago Tribune; Chicago Auto Show Debuts Hot New Cars, But Dealers Are Thinking SUVs - Chicago Daily Herald; Tech-Lovers Guide To The Chicago Auto Show - Chicago Tribune

Opinion: Private Toll Lanes A Sign Of Government Failure - Chicago Tribune

Chicago Will Host 2017 NHL Draft - Chicago Tribune‎; Will Rahm Close Down The Loop For Yet Another Who-The-Hell-Asked-For-This-Festival

Rahm Stooge Will Burns Leaves His Seat As 4th Ward Alderman - Chicago Sun-Times; Editorial: His Last Great Brave Act Was To Help Gut The City Council Inspector General Ordinance - Chicago Tribune; Letter: Chicago Aldermen Consider Themselves Above The Law - Chicago Tribune

Rahm Latest Wall Street Bond Deal Is A Bad Deal For The City - Chicago Reader; CTU Wants To Tax LaSalle Street To Fix Broke Schools - Illinois News Network

Washington Park Has the Edge for Obama Library, Adviser Says - DNA ChicagoTaxpayers Will Get Stuck Paying For Maintenance And Transportation Infrastructure

Alley Repairs Dominate 47th Ward Infrastructure Project Options - DNA Chicago

Overnight Lane Closures On I-90 To Begin Monday - Chicago Sun-Times

Milwaukee Intersection Work Starts Thursday In Niles, Glenview - Chicago Sun-Times

99-Unit Development Near Juarez High School in Pilsen Approved, With 52 Parking Spots - DNA Chicago; Larger Pilsen Development Nixed By Alderman - DNA Chicago

As River North Runs Out Of Parking Lots To Build On, Vintage Buildings Are Being Eyed For Demolition - Curbed Chicago

Wrigleyville McDonalds Will Close To Make Way For Hotel - DNA Chicago

Controversial, TIF-Subsidized Uptown Development Gets Zoning Approval Despite Opposition - DNA Chicago

Upside-Down Billboard Yields Unexpected Boon For Naperville Business - Chicago Tribune

State Suing Barrington Mobil Station That Leaked Gas - Chicago Daily Herald

Honorary Street Proposed For Slain Nephew Of Jennifer Hudson - Chicago Tribune

Drive By Paintball Attack In Edgewater Injures Man And Dog, Prompts Family To Reconsider Living In Chicago - DNA Chicago

1930s Film Shows Ridiculously Cool Ski-Jumping Contest at Soldier Field - DNA Chicago

Know Someone Who Misses Chicago – This Guy Will Send a Cool Care Package - DNA Chicago

Pot-Bellied Piglet Found Wandering The Streets In Ingleside Reunited With Its Owners - CBS 2 Chicago

Body Found In Forest Preserve Near Abandoned Car Is Father Missing From Arlington Heights - Chicago Tribune

Crest Hill Man Gets 39 Years For Killing Wife With Her Own Car - Chicago Sun-Times

Police: Chicago Man Shot After Traffic Altercation In Evanston - Chicago Tribune‎

Shootout Between Vehicles Wounds Girl Walking To School In Humboldt Park - DNA Chicago

Cop Dodges Bullets After Traffic Stop; Gary Man Charged - Chicago Tribune

Woman Pleads Guilty To Fatal Riverside DUI Crash - CBS 2 Chicago

Elderly Woman Dies After Three-Vehicle Crash In Park Ridge - Chicago Sun-Times

What We Know About the New CTA L Cars - DNA Chicago

CTA To Add 940 Video Cameras To Buses This Year - Chicago Sun-Times

Normal Metra UP/West Service To Resume Thursday - Chicago Sun-Times

Man Gets Work Program, Court Supervision For Punching Metra Conductor - Chicago Sun-Times

Amtrak Officials To Study Second Daily Round-Trip Train From Chicago To Twin Cities - Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Runners Say These Are The Most Dangerous Intersections In Chicago - DNA Chicago

Detour Walking Tour App Coming To Chicago - Curbed Chicago

Why Are More Americans Dying on the Highway - NBC News

Justice Department Suing Ferguson, Missouri, Over Police Conduct, Including Alleged Misuse Of Police Traffic Stops For City Revenue - CNN

Anti-Car, Transportation Stalinists Want To Outlaw Drive-Through Businesses - Washington Post

Junk Science Survey Says Older Americans Driving Less - NPR; Then Why Did Car Sales Break Records In 2015

Why My Teen Will Never Have A Car - Yahoo Autos

Much Ado About Ethanol - NPR

Best New Car Deals - Yahoo Autos

Tesla Shares Pop 10 Percent Despite Big Q4 Loss - Nightly Business Report

This Volkswagen Bus and Camper Combo are Vintage VW Royalty - Yahoo Autos

Washington State Ballot Measure Strikes Back At Auto Registration Fees - The Newspaper

Foursquare Introduces Grocery, Booze Delivery - Chicago Tribune

Bill Would Ban Pedestrians From Using Cell Phones In Crosswalks - Fox 2 Hawaii

Arkansas Judge Charged For Death Of Infant Son In Hot Car - Reuters‎

Officers Rescue Distraught Woman From SF Bay Bridge - CBS News‎

Elderly Couple In Idaho Rescued After Being Stuck In Snow Bound Car For Days - WGN 9 Chicago

Body Found Inside Car Left Outside Busy California Walmart For Weeks - Chicago Tribune

Cleveland Gives $500 Ambulance Bill To Parents Of 12 Year Old Son Fatally Shot By Police - Reuters

Amtrak To Feds: Count Delays At All Train Stops - The Hill

Most Polluted City In The World, Delhi, India, Plans New Limits On Car Use - Reuters

One Response to “The Driver’s Side” – News From The Motorist’s Perspective

  1. Jeff says:

    What IDOT Plans To Do With Potential $84.7 Million Windfall – Chicago Daily Herald

    Somehow I think giving a blank check to IDOT is pissing the taxpayers money away.

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