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

Breaking News!Compiled by Otto Mobile.

Your transportation related headlines for Friday, May 5th, 2017.

Rahm Ducks The Question Of Whether He Will Close Cornell Avenue For Obama Museum - Chicago Sun-Times; Will Obama Ask That Jackson Park Be Renamed For Him As Well; The Thought Of Placing Huge Ugly Buildings In Jackson Park Must Have Park Designer Frederick Law Olmstead Spinning In His Grave

IL House Passes Bill That Will Would Automatically Register Illinois Residents To Vote When They Sign Up For Or Renew A Driver’s License - DNA Chicago

First Responders Have Solution For New Obstacle On Jane Addams Tollway - Chicago Daily Herald

Cook County Judge Explains Why He Refused Traffic Court Assignment - Chicago Sun-Times

CDOT Hosting Meeting Next Tuesday On Red Light Cameras S. Stony Island Ave And E. 95th St. - Facebook

Thompson Center Dispute Heats Up - PoliticoIllinois News Network; Rauner’s New Thompson Center Sale Tactic: Bring CPS Into The Mix - Crain’s Chicago BusinessChicago Sun-TimesChicago Tribune

While CPS Doesn’t Have Money To Keep The Doors Open, City Is Spending On Frivolous Streetscape Project - DNA Chicago

Riverwalk Fails On Disability Access - Metropolitan Planning CouncilThis Has Been An Issue For Almost 2 Years Now

Streetsblog Launches Its Usual Nonsensical ‘NIMBY’ Name-Calling, Phony And Irresponsible Racism Claims, After 606 Neighborhood Says ‘No’ To Skateboard Park - Chicago Streetsblog

Jeff Park Storage Facility To Be Considered At Unprecedented Zoning Meeting - DNA Chicago

River North Project Will Feature 442 Units, 131 Parking Spaces - Curbed Chicago

Buckingham Fountain Opens This Weekend: A Look At 90 Years of Splashy Fun - DNA Chicago

Who Are The Faces On Crown Fountain - DNA Chicago

‘Flying Creatures’ Coming To Loop Light Poles - DNA Chicago

The Ultimate List Of Every Chicago Festival Happening This Summer - DNA Chicago

Motorcycle Shop Turns Rundown Vintage Rides Into ‘Rolling Works Of Art’ - DNA Chicago

Bloomington-Based State Farm Closing Offices After $7B In Auto Policy Losses - Insurance Journal; Distracted Driving Increasing Claims Exposure

Like It Or Not, More Roundabouts Are Coming To McHenry County - Northwest Herald

Buffalo Grove Moving To Ditch Cook County Wage, Sick Day Laws - Chicago Daily Herald

EDITORIAL – Puerto Rico Is The Frightening Ghost Of Illinois Future - Chicago Tribune; Illinois Isn’t Puerto Rico, But - Wirepoints

Pair Convicted In Shooting Of Hoop Dreams Coach In His Van Get 59-Year Sentences - Chicago Sun-Times

Police: Markham Cop Shoots Driver Who Dragged Him From Stop - Chicago Sun-Times

Driver Dies After Being Struck By Stolen Car Fleeing West Pullman Shooting - DNA Chicago

Man Sentenced For Hoffman Estates, Schaumburg Gas Station Robberies - Chicago Daily Herald

Teen Girl Killed, 5 Teens Injured In Hampshire Township Crash - Chicago Sun-Times

Man Had Loaded Gun In Car When He Crashed Into Tree In Aurora And Died - Chicago Tribune

Drivers Injured When Propane Truck And Car Collide In NW Indiana - Chicago Sun-Times

CTA Selling Cubs World Series Themed Toy Trains - Twitter

Englewood Mom, Who Said She Bought Guns Stolen From Train To Protect Family, Sentenced To Prison - Chicago Tribune

Katherine Dunham Statue At Joliet Union Station Awaits Its Fate - The Herald-News

New Mexico Court: Brushing The Edge Of A Lane Is Not Illegal - The Newspaper

Automakers Betting On Trump Infrastructure Boost - Reuters

Dangerous Bridges: 100,000 Are At Least 65 Years Old And Subjected To Thousands Of Daily Crossings - Market Watch

Have Scientists Discovered The Cure For Potholes - The Verge

If You Want To Understand America’s Infrastructure Problem, Just Look At New Jersey - The Hill

Autonomous Vehicles Could Spark A Cleaner, Cheaper Urban Mobility Revolution — Or They Could Make It Tougher To Combat Sprawl, Congestion, And Climate Change - City Lab

Initiative Filed To Repeal California Gas Tax Increase - Sacramento Bee

The $5,600 Reason Ride-Sharing Will Take Over The World - Inverse

Autonomous Vehicles May Follow The PC Development Pathway - Fleet Owner

Only 20% Of Americans Will Own A Car In 15 Years, New Study Finds - Business Insider

Autonomous Cars Drive New Software - Semi Engineering

A Lawsuit About Self-Driving Cars Shows Silicon Valley’s Complicated Ties - Economist; Judge Says There’s No Smoking Gun in Waymo Autonomous Car Case Against Uber - The Truth About Cars

The Future Of Self-Driving Cars Relies On Big Data - Beta News

Founded By Former Google And Apple Engineers, Deepmap Is Mapping The Future For Self-Driving Cars - Venture Beat

Uber Faces Federal Inquiry Over Use of Greyball Tool to Evade Authorities - New York Times

Headlight Recall Turns High Beams on GM Safety Vow - Fair Warning

A Sense of Hearing Could Make Cars Safer and More Reliable - Technology Review

Dakota Access Pipeline Developer Involved In Tree Dispute - ABC News

Texas Church Bus Crash: Other Driver Was All Over Road, Report Says - CNN

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

  1. Jeff says:

    Rahm Ducks The Question Of Whether He Will Close Cornell Avenue For Obama Museum – Chicago Sun-Times; Will Obama Ask That Jackson Park Be Renamed For Him As Well; The Thought Of Placing Huge Ugly Buildings In Jackson Park Must Have Park Designer Frederick Law Olmstead Spinning In His Grave
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    Whatever happens to Cornell Avenue, the taxpayers will have to foot the bill. Thanks Obama!

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