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

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Your transportation related headlines for Friday, July 8th, 2016

Commuter Alert: Taste Of Chicago Street ClosuresChicago Sun-Times - Congress, Jackson, Columbus Closed To Traffic Until July 11; A Guide To The Taste -DNA Chicago; CDOT Screws Up Again, Failing To Finish Up Work On Lower Wacker Drive Between Michigan And LSD — Now Lower Wacker Is Unable To Efficiently Handle Surface Traffic Diverted From Taste Street Closures

Dallas Anti-Police March Ended By Sniper Who Wanted To Kill White People; A Dozen Police Officers Shot, 5 Dead - Associated PressNew York Times; Chicago Police Urged To Work In Pairs After Dallas Attack - DNA Chicago; Police Officer Shot During Traffic Stop In Suburban St. Louis - Yahoo News; Suspect, Georgia Police Officer Wounded In Shooting - ABC News‎; Authorities: Tenn. Highway Gunman Motivated By Police Shootings - USA Today‎; RIGHT NOW, POLICE NEED YOUR SUPPORT MORE THAN EVER - Dallas Morning News

Chicago Black Lives Matter Protests Blockades Dan Ryan Expressway At Rush Hour; Downtown March Tries To Disrupt Taste Of Chicago; Michigan Ave Protest Planned For July 30 - NBC 5 ChicagoChicago Tribune; Similar Protests In The Streets Of Cities Across The Country - ABC News; Opinion: Poorly Handled Traffic Stops, Shootings, A Cause For Concern - Transportist; Calls For Justice After Minnesota Police Shooting During Traffic Stop; Officers Identified - Chicago Tribune‎

Heavy Afternoon Rain Floods Some Chicago Streets Thursday - NBC 5 Chicago

Police To Crack Down On Drunken Drivers In Albany Park This Weekend - DNA Chicago

South Lake Shore Drive Repairs, Lane Closures Start Sunday Night - Chicago Sun-Times

Southbound Lane Of Michigan Avenue Bridge To Close Monday - Chicago Sun-Times

Foster Avenue To Close For Sewer Work, Snarling Next Week’s Commute - DNA Chicago

City To Speed Up Tree Trim Requests, Plant More Trees - DNA Chicago

Chicago Would Be Having The Mother Of All Traffic Clusterfucks, If The City Had Gotten The 2016 Olympics - DNA ChicagoAs The Gangsters That Run The International Olympic Committee Routinely Demand Exclusive Use Of Dedicated Traffic Lanes; What A Chicago 2016 Could Have Looked Like In The Neighborhoods, Downtown - DNA ChicagoDNA Chicago

Secretary Of State Unsure On Sending Out License-Renewal Notices - Chicago Sun-Times

Another Surge In Blackhawks License Plates Sales - Crains Chicago Business

Shady Chicago Transit TIFs Full Of Pitfalls - Chicago Now

Evanston To Sell Off, Redevelop City Parking Lot - Evanston Now

Oswego Man Charged Again With Threatening Tollway Chairman - Chicago Daily Herald

Goofball Who Wore Strainer On Head Ordered To Get New License Picture - Chicago Tribune‎

Another $10 Million Approved For Randall Road Widening Project - Chicago Daily Herald‎

Arlington Park Food Truck Festival This Weekend - Arlington Park

Hidden Gem Of Gary Just Keeps Truckin’ - Chicago Tribune

Roscoe Village Burger Fest This Weekend - Chicago Events

Tour De Fat Bike Parade In Palmer Square This Weekend - DNA Chicago

Downtown Naperville Sidewalk Sale Offers Hot Deals - Chicago Daily Herald‎

House Passes Measure To Stop Sale Of Chicago-Based Boeing Aircraft To Iran - Associated Press

How Brexit Is Lifting Some Chicago Stocks And Sinking Others - Crains Chicago Business‎

End Of The Line For Oreos In Chicago - Chicago Tribune

Chicago Debt Triples To A Whopping $24 Billion - Crains Chicago Business

How Chicago School Construction Furthers Race and Class Segregation - WBEZ 91.5 FM Chicago; Illinois Goes Backward on Early-Childhood Services - Chicago Magazine; CPS Violates Open Meetings Act By Expelling Reporters From Meeting On West Loop School Expansion - DNA Chicago; Chicago Teacher Bailout On Hold Until State Pension Reform - Illinois News Network

Is Chicago Ready For Term Limits - DNA Chicago

Editorial: Merging County Offices Deserves, Requires Careful Study - Chicago Daily Herald

Rauner Talks About His Next Budget Steps - Peoria Journal Star

After Budget Mess, Seven Illinois Colleges Have Credit Ratings Downgraded - Illinois News Network

Madigan’s Plan: Reduce Wages And Standard Of Living For Illinois Middle Class - Illinois Policy Institute

Long Life Span Bad News For Illinois Pensions - Chicago Daily Herald

Labor Board Rules Against Rauner In Union Case - Chicago Tribune

Illinois’ Ill-Conceived Topless Tax Fails To Generate Revenue Promised - Illinois News Network

New Camera Coming To Gold Coast Corner Near CTA Red Line, Where Fatal Drug-Related Drive By Occurred - DNA Chicago

Man In Car, 19, Shot And Wounded In South Chicago - Chicago Sun-Times

Two Men Shot In Vehicle In Austin - Chicago Sun-Times

15-Year-Old Charged With Carjacking That Led To Fatal Crime Spree - Chicago Sun-Times

Aurora Man Convicted Of Attempted Murder In 2013 Shooting Of 2 In Car - Chicago Sun-Times

Man Charged With Shooting In Evanston IHOP Parking Lot - Chicago Sun-Times

Woman Charged With DUI For Fatal Brighton Park Crash - Chicago Sun-Times

Man Dies After Being Pinned By Truck Near O’Hare - Chicago Sun-Times

74-Year-Old Woman Killed In St. Charles Crash - Chicago Sun-Times

Hop Aboard the No. 11 Bus For A Beer And Bar Tour Monday - DNA Chicago

Blue Line Service Resumes After Woman Threatens To Jump At Damen - Chicago Sun-Times

After The Fatal Tesla Crash, I Still Feel Safe In My Self-Driving Car - Washington Post

Harley-Davidson Motorcycles Investigated for Brake Failure - ABC News‎

One Of VW’s Diesel Fixes Might Be Making Things Worse - CNET; Watch A Volkswagen Jetta Flip While Trying To Street Race - Motor Trend

Girl Killed in Bridge Collapse Near Houston - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Tennessee Attorney General Declares Traffic Camera Programs Unlawful - The Newspaper

Woman Gets Three Speeding Tickets On The Same Day On Virginia Highways - Richmond Times Dispatch

Sinkhole Partially Swallows Car Outside Florida McDonald’s - CBS News‎

Green Grifter Junk Science Study Claims That Building Bike Lanes Could Slow Climate Change - Momentum Magazine

Federal Transit Administration Launches Website To Assist Transit-Oriented Development Projects - Progressive Railroading

Vancouver Calls Itself Silicon Valley North – So Why No Uber - Chicago Tribune‎

Company Known For Mobile Games Starting Driverless Bus Service In Japan - The Japan Times‎

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

  1. Jeff says:

    Dallas Anti-Police March Ended By Sniper Who Wanted To Kill White People; A Dozen Police Officers Shot, 5 Dead – Associated Press, New York Times; Chicago Police Urged To Work In Pairs After Dallas Attack – DNA Chicago; Police Officer Shot During Traffic Stop In Suburban St. Louis – Yahoo News; Suspect, Georgia Police Officer Wounded In Shooting – ABC News‎; Authorities: Tenn. Highway Gunman Motivated By Police Shootings – USA Today‎; RIGHT NOW, POLICE NEED YOUR SUPPORT MORE THAN EVER – Dallas Morning News

    Chicago Black Lives Matter Protests Blockades Dan Ryan Expressway At Rush Hour; Downtown March Tries To Disrupt Taste Of Chicago; Michigan Ave Protest Planned For July 30 – NBC 5 Chicago, Chicago Tribune; Similar Protests In The Streets Of Cities Across The Country – ABC News; Opinion: Poorly Handled Traffic Stops, Shootings, A Cause For Concern – Transportist; Calls For Justice After Minnesota Police Shooting During Traffic Stop; Officers Identified – Chicago Tribune‎
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    Thoughts and prayers with the Dallas officers and their families.

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