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

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Your transportation related headlines for Wednesday, April 12th, 2017.

Western Springs Trustee Suggests Eliminating One Red Light Camera - Chicago Tribune

ACLU Still Resisting City Efforts To Curb Downtown Street Noise Pollution - DNA Chicago

Rahm Booed At Street Naming For Javy Baez - Chicagoist

Emanuel In Washington To Speak At Wall Street Journal Breakfast About Infrastructure With The White House Point Person On The Issue; With No Real Ideas Of His Own Other Than Gouging Drivers, Tiny Dancer Backs Huge 10 Cent A Gallon Federal Gas Tax Hike, Raising The Cost For Drivers By Hundreds Of Dollars A Year - Chicago Tribune; Emanuel Advises Trump On How To Sell Infrastructure Plan - Chicago Tribune

Opinion: Advertisements Shouldn’t Be Allowed On Plate Renewal Reminders - State Journal-Register

Streetsblog Mopes About More Off-Street Parking Near Wrigley - Chicago Streetsblog

Streetsblog Can’t Get Behind Any Transportation Project That Doesn’t Line Up With Its Agenda, Punish Drivers - Chicago Streetsblog

More Traffic Tickets, Tows In Jefferson Park As Police Fight Rise In Gun Crimes - DNA Chicago

W. Loop Project To Have 258 Apartments, Retail, 179 Parking Spots, 258 Bike Spots - DNA Chicago

Chicago’s 51 High-Rises Under Construction, Mapped - Curbed Chicago

Chicago Blues Museum Needs To Include South Side - Crain’s Chicago Business

Get Your Garden Ready For Spring Next Week — City Will Pick Up Yard Waste - DNA Chicago

How Many Fire Hydrants Are In Chicago — And Why Are They All Red - DNA Chicago

A Watershed Moment: 25th Anniversary Of The Great Chicago Flood - Chicago Tribune

Cars Stolen From Hertz Rental Lot At O’Hare Airport - CBS 2 Chicago

Schaumburg Nears New Rules For Trailers In Driveways - Chicago Daily Herald

Indicted Lake County, IN Sheriff Insists He Is Innocent On Tow Contract Bribery Charges - Chicago Tribune

IN House Road-Funding Plan Gains Favor - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

United Passenger Dragged Off Plane At O’Hare Hires Prominent Chicago Lawyer - DNA ChicagoChicago TribuneCrain’s Chicago Business; Motion Filed To Preserve Evidence - DNA ChicagoChicago Tribune; What To Do When You?re On An Overbooked Flight - Wall Street JournalChicago Tribune; United Won’t Let Cops Remove Paid Passengers Like Dr. Dao Again - Chicago Sun-TimesChicago TribuneCrain’s Chicago BusinessThe HillThe HillNightly Business Report; Black Eye For United, Chicago After Apologies Over Bloodying Doc - Chicago Sun-Times; EDITORIAL – United Airlines’ Public Relations Disaster At O’Hare Airport - Chicago Sun-Times; Brown: Apology Had To Be Dragged From United CEO - Chicago Sun-Times; Gov. Christie Calls For Bumping Ban In Wake Of United Incident - Chicago Sun-TimesThe HillThe Hill; Transportation Department Reviewing United Airlines Incident - Chicago Sun-Times; United: Flight Doc Was Dragged Off Wasn’t Overbooked After All - Chicago Sun-Times; Zorn: Chicago Police ‘Statement’ Another Weird Twist To United Fiasco - Chicago Tribune; United’s Real Problem Is Its Empty Bank Of Goodwill - Chicago Tribune; Protests At O’Hare - ABC 7 Chicago; EDITORIAL – United, Remember When You Put Customers First - Chicago Tribune; Huppke – Here’s Exactly What United’s CEO Needs To Say - Chicago Tribune; For United CEO Munoz, Crisis Time Clock Is Ticking - Chicago Tribune; United Passenger Threatened With Handcuffs To Make Room For ‘Higher-Priority’ Traveler - Chicago TribuneThe Hill; Frame-By-Frame Account Of Security Officers Forcefully Removing A Passenger From A United Flight The Airline Said Was Overbooked - Chicago Tribune; United Airlines PR Debacle: Will Latest Munoz Apology Be Enough - Crain’s Chicago Business; United Is Not Alone - New York Times; Mideast Rivals Troll Red-Faced United Airlines - Crain’s Chicago Business; Why United Likely Won’t Lose Altitude In China - Chicago Tribune; Passenger Still In Hospital As Family Thanks Public - Chicago Daily Herald; Editorial: United Has Work To Do To Repair Image - Chicago Daily Herald; Dems Wants To See Results Of United Airlines Investigation - The Hill; Bipartisan Group Demands Answers On United Incident - The Hill; GOP Rep To United CEO: Airline Should Be Ashamed - The Hill; United Airlines Loses $250M In Market Value - The Hill; Dem Plans Bill To Prohibit Airlines From Forcibly Removing Passengers - The Hill; Why Did The Media Try To Smear United’s Beating Victim - The HillChicagoist; United CEO’s Response Ensures Customers Fly The Unfriendly Skies - The Hill; Here’s A Breakdown Of Who’s Investigating The Awful United Airlines Fiasco - Chicagoist; Aviation Attorney Questions United Passenger’s Forcible Removal - CBS 4 Denver; United Airlines Passenger-Dragging Incident Sparks Schakowsky Bill In Congress - Crain’s Chicago Business; United To Compensate All Customers On Flight Passenger Was Dragged Off - The HillDNA Chicago; United Can Stop The Bleeding, But It Has To Act Fast - The Hill; PR Nightmares: United Fiasco Among Worst Corporate Gaffes - Chicago Tribune; Would You Give Up Your First-Class Seat? United’s CEO Wants It - Los Angeles Times; How To Avoid Getting Bumped From A Flight - Chicago Tribune; If Bumped Ask For Cash - Chicago Tribune; What Was United’s CEO Thinking - Chicago Tribune; Some United Competitors Taking Jabs At Airline - Chicago Tribune; More Cops Suspended As Passenger Dragged Off United Jet Prepares To Sue - DNA ChicagoChicago Sun-Times

Illinois Comptroller Mendoza Issues Self, Lawmakers Paychecks Despite Appeal Of Circuit Court’s Ruling - Illinois News Network

Open Government Advocate: IL Lawmakers Use ‘Shell’ Bills To Avoid Accountability - Illinois News Network

IL Lawmakers Promote Bills To Legalize Recreational Marijuana - Illinois News Network

A Dark-Horse Candidate In The Illinois Gubernatorial Race Reveals An Unexpected Strategy To Unseat Rauner - Chicago Reader; 2018 Race for Governor Heats Up, But Still No Budget From Springfield - WTTW Chicago Tonight; States Warned Of ‘Profound Shift’ In Finances, Hurting In Illinois And More - Governing; Elected Officials Play With Our Lives - Chicago Sun-Times; Running For Illinois Governor? Offer Real Solutions - Chicago Tribune; Illinoisians’ Lives Are Pawns In The State’s Budget Game - Chicago Tribune

In Favor Of Automatic Voter Registration - Chicago Sun-Times

Illinois Near The Economic Bottom Among States - Illinois News Network; State’s Economic Engine Is Choking On A Host Of Tax And Economic Policies That Squash Job Opportunities - Illinois News Network; Despite Being Sold As Property Tax Relief, New Legislation In Springfield Would Only Shift Property Tax Burdens On To Certain Taxpayers, While Complicating An Already Confusing Property Tax System - Illinois Policy Institute

Former Uber Driver Pleads Guilty To Robbing Arlington Heights Man - Chicago Daily Herald

Garbage Truck Driver Cited For Rollover Onto Car South Of Woodfield - Chicago Daily Herald

Police Find Car That Left Scene Of Judge Raymond Myles’ Shooting - Chicago Sun-Times; Alleged Getaway Driver Charged In Killing Of Judge, Wounding Of Girlfriend - Chicago Tribune

Man, 84, Charged With DUI In Crash Into House That Killed Woman: Police - Chicago Tribune

Man, Woman Steal Purse From Inside Car In Northwest Indiana - Chicago Sun-Times

Chiraq Report – Shootings Wound 15 People Tuesday, Police Say - Chicago Sun-Times; State’s Attorney Kim Foxx Drops Charges Against Pair In An Alleged Frame-Up By CPD Officer - Chicago Sun-Times

66-Year-Old Man, Two Children Hurt In Old Town Drive-By Shooting - Chicago Sun-Times

2 Wounded In Far South Side Drive-By Shooting - Chicago Sun-Times

Man Wounded In East Garfield Park Drive-By Shooting - Chicago Sun-Times

Man Wounded In Austin Drive-By Shooting, Drives Self To Hospital - Chicago Sun-Times

Uber Driver Shot By Motorist While Giving Passenger A Ride In Chinatown - DNA Chicago

Man In Car Shot In Archer Heights - Chicago Sun-Times

Man Shot In Leg In Greater Grand Crossing Drive-By - Chicago Sun-Times

Driver Shot Dead In Ravenswood Identified - Chicago Tribune

Man In Car Hospitalized In Round Lake Beach Shooting - Chicago Tribune

Veteran Naperville Cop Involved In Fatal Weekend Crash - Chicago Tribune

Carpentersville Residents Killed In McHenry Township Crash Identified - Chicago Tribune

City Colleges Has Paid $3 Million For Bus Shuttle With Few Riders - Chicago Tribune

Divvy Rolls Out Blackhawks Bikes In Time For NHL Playoffs - Time Out Chicago

The Chicago River Trail In Chinatown - Active Transportation Alliance

Norquist Warns GOP: Don’t Link Taxes, Infrastructure - The Hill; Timeline For Trump’s $1 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Still Up In The Air - The Hill; America Needs More Than Public Funds To Solve Its Infrastructure Problem - The Hill

Time To Take Fuel-Efficiency Mandates In For A Checkup - The Hill; Auto Industry: Trump Will Mend, Not End, Mpg Mandate - Detroit News

Businesses Pressure Trump To Stay In Paris Climate Deal - The Hill

Trump Facing Criticism For Proposal That Domestically Produced Steel Be Used In Pipelines Built In The United States - The Hill

Elon Musk Has an Awkward Problem at Tesla: Employee Parking - Wall Street Journal

How Elon Musk Crushed Detroit - Vanity Fair

Electric Car Workers Accuse Tesla Of Low Pay And Intimidation - Alternet

Volkswagen Offers 6-Year Warranty To Win Back US Customers - CNBC

Another Lawsuit Filed Over Shifter Used In Chrysler, Dodge, And Jeep Models - The Car Connection

Car Hater Writes Nonsense Diatribe Against Free Parking As Cause Of All Society’s Ills - The Economist

Uber Just Lost Its Head Of PR - Chicago Tribune

Lyft’s Newest Investors Value Company At $7.5 Billion, Could Hint At IPO - Chicago Tribune

Hard Questions On Our Transition To Driverless Cars - Harvard Business Review

Are Self-Driving Cars Ready For The Road - Cosmos

State Autonomous Vehicle Bills Put Technology Companies At Disadvantage - 21CenturyState

Senators Pen Letter To Support Federal Funding Of Autonomous Vehicle Proving Grounds - Gov Tech

Five Key Indicators That Worry The Auto Industry - USA TODAY

Incentives Will Hit $4K Per Car, Cut Profits, Analyst Predicts - Auto News

Toyota Says The U.S. Auto Market Has Peaked - Bloomberg

2017′s Top Ten Tech Cars - IEEE Spectrum

Future Cell Sites Will Adorn Power Poles And Streetlights - NPR

Sacramento Police Officer Suspended After Video Shows Him Punching Jaywalking Suspect - Fox News

Wall Street ‘Charging Bull’ Sculptor Says ‘Fearless Girl’ Distorts His Art, So He’s Fighting Back - Chicago Tribune

The Scariest Things That Can Happen to You on the Road - National Motorists Association Blog

Road Salt is Turning North America’s Freshwater Lakes into Saltwater - Motherboard

One In Three Teens With Autism Spectrum Disorder Receives Driver’s License - Medicalxpress

Keep Your Teen Driver Safe With These Cars - Cars.com

Women Fighting Over Parking Spot Turns Bloody - New York Post

Germany Arrests 1, Eyes Islamic Extremist Motive For Attack On Dortmund Bus - Chicago Tribune

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

  1. Jeff says:

    Emanuel In Washington To Speak At Wall Street Journal Breakfast About Infrastructure With The White House Point Person On The Issue; With No Real Ideas Of His Own Other Than Gouging Drivers, Tiny Dancer Backs Huge 10 Cent A Gallon Federal Gas Tax Hike, Raising The Cost For Drivers By Hundreds Of Dollars A Year – Chicago Tribune; Emanuel Advises Trump On How To Sell Infrastructure Plan – Chicago Tribune
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    Rahm is the last one who should be giving advice about public projects or how to finance them

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