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

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Your transportation related headlines for Friday, May 12th, 2017.

Police To Crack Down On Drunken Drivers On North Side Saturday - DNA Chicago

Michigan Avenue Lane Closures Scheduled Starting Friday - Chicago Sun-Times

Madison Street Bridge Downtown To Be Closed Saturday For Repairs - Chicago Sun-Times

Illinois Grapples With Accelerated Approach of Driverless Cars - NBC 5 Chicago

Letter: Blocking Off Streets in Wrigleyville A Nightmare For Fans - Chicago Tribune

Another Commuter Route For Cars Wrecked As Bike Lanes Cut Harrison Street Car Capacity In Half - DNA Chicago

Longmeadow Opponents Find New Hope In Spiked Kane County Land Deal - Chicago Daily Herald

Deadly Car Crashes Up 79 Percent In Chicago, 25 Killed Since January - DNA Chicago

45th Ward Budget Vote Will Include Pedestrian Bridge, People Spots, Kiss And Ride At Metra, Street Resurfacing - Nadig Newspapers

Ald. Arena Pledges To Bring 50 CHA Units To 45th Ward - Nadig Newspapers

Alderman Profited Off The 606 — But That Doesn’t Mean He Wants You To - DNA Chicago

Report: After Chicago Sent Star Wars Museum Far, Far Away, LA Planning Commission OKs Lucas Museum Development - Chicago Sun-Times

100,000 Square-Foot Shopping Center At 6 Corners With A Pedestrian Plaza, Divvy Bike Station And Up To 275 Parking Spots Is Moving Ahead - DNA Chicago

Parking Reduced At Montrose-Cicero Site At Alderman’s Request - Nadig Newspapers

Check Out Chicago’s Own Klairmont Kollections Auto Art Museum - Chicago Tribune

Portillo’s Could Soon Be Delivered to Your Door: Report - NBC 5 Chicago

The Argonne Lab Scientist Who Created A Better Sponge For Oil Spill Cleanup - Crain’s Chicago Business

Kennedy-King Class President Graduating, Overcame Car Crash, Other Hurdles - DNA Chicago

Girl’s Soccer Scholarship Continues 23 Years After Fatal Car Accident - CBS 2 Chicago

Transit-Oriented Apartment Building Cleared To Rise In Old Town - Curbed Chicago

Andersonville Residents Save Historic Home From Demolition - DNA Chicago

American Mink Spotted Near Chicago River A Truly Rare City Sighting - DNA Chicago

Sucker Fish, The Great Lakes’ Bottom-Feeders, Take On A Big Role In Climate Research - Chicago Tribune

Why Flying Today Is More Like Riding The L - Chicago Sun-Times

Fear Of Junk Bond Ratings Hangs Over Illinois Budget Crisis - Reuters

Wisconsin Governor Walker And State Lawmaker Leaders Are At An Impasse On Transportation Funding - Argus Press

Chiraq Report – 3 Dead, 18 Wounded In Chicago Shootings Thursday, Early Friday - Chicago Tribune

Chicago Bear Kevin White’s Maserati Carjacked In Latest ‘Bump-And-Run’ - DNA Chicago

Elderly Women Targeted By Armed Carjacker Near 93rd And Ashland, Police Say - DNA Chicago

Man Shot During Carjacking In Roseland - Chicago Sun-Times

Police Search For Vehicle That Struck Pedestrian In West Elsdon - CBS 2 Chicago

Coroner Identifies Wadsworth Route 41 Hit-And-Run Victim; Vehicle Still Sought - Chicago Tribune

Suit Seeks More Than $300K For Death Of Man In Dan Ryan Bus Crash - Chicago Sun-Times

Baby Dies Two Weeks After Being Injured In Bensenville Crash - Chicago Daily Herald

Prosecutor: Man Used Prescription Drug Before Crash That Seriously Injured Child In Schiller Park - Chicago Tribune

Letter: The Role Public Transportation Plays In Illinois - Chicago Tribune

Chicago Newsroom Looks At S. Side Transit - YouTube

Elson Bike Lanes Get A Paint Fix - Chainlink

Worst Street For Biking In Chicago - Chainlink

Bike The NW Side In North Branch Trail Alliance’s ‘Inaugural Ride’ May 20 - DNA Chicago

OPEC Likely To Extend Cuts, But Does It Really Matter - Gas Buddy

U.S. Used-Car Glut Is A Dealer’s Dream, Automaker’ Nightmare - Reuters

More Than 1 Million Ram Trucks Recalled Due To Air Bag Issue - Chicago Tribune

Judge Refers Theft Allegations By Google’s Self-Driving Car Unit Against Uber To U.S. Attorney’s Office - Los Angeles Times

Verizon Invests More In Autonomous Vehicles, Wins Bidding War On FCC Spectrum - The Drive

Google And Apple Have A Huge Disadvantage In The Self-Driving Car Race — Here’s Why - Business Insider

Is It Safe For Kids To Use Ridesharing Services Like Uber And Lyft - Connect Statesboro

Uber Isn’t A Tech Company — It’s Basically A Taxi Company, E.U. Court Adviser Says - Washington Post

Advocacy Group Takes Electric Cars To Capitol Hill To Inform Lawmakers - Green Car Reports

Connected Car Data And Insurance - Property Casualty 360

Court Delay Adds Uncertainty To Greenhouse Gas Regulations For Trucks - Freight Waves

Illegal Alien DUI Suspect, Accused Of Hitting Family Returning From Disneyland, Had Been Deported 15 Times - Fox 59 Indianapolis

Opinion – How Federal Transportation Funding Hurts Cities - Urban Milwaukee

Low Information, Car Hating Crank Says Atlanta Should Have Abandoned Fire Damaged Interstate - Curbed

Houston Steers Cities Into Reducing ‘Red Lights And Sirens’ - Governing

Ferguson, MO Reforming Its Notorious Traffic Ticket System - Governing

Melissa McCarthy Mocks Sean Spicer, Rides Motorized Podium On Streets Of NYC - Chicago Tribune

Tulsa Police Supervisor Told Officer To Say Nothing After Fatal Shooting Of Black Motorist - Chicago Tribune

U.S. Justice Department To Probe Texas Police Shooting Of Black Teen Riding In Car - Chicago Tribune

The Minivan Diaries: Are We There Yet - Gas Buddy

It’s Not All The Airlines’ Fault — Sometimes It’s The Ugly American Traveler - Chicago Tribune

New Yorker Drew Comey Being Dragged Off Plane. United Passenger’s Lawyer Critiqued It - Chicago Tribune

EU Alarmed At Expansion Of U.S. Ban On In-Flight Laptops - Chicago Tribune

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

  1. Jeff says:

    Letter: Blocking Off Streets in Wrigleyville A Nightmare For Fans – Chicago Tribune
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    If slowing traffic on Clark, Addison is causing this much trouble, a total shutdown would be a disaster. No need to give the Ricketts family control over public streets for more revenue space.

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