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

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Your transportation related headlines for Friday, June 9th 2017.

Rahm Says No Again To Cubs Demand For Street Closures - Chicago Sun-Times

Here’s When You Don’t Want To Be On The Road - CBS News

The Bright Side Of Chicago’s Population Skid - Chicago Sun-Times

Governor Scott Walker Ties Wisconsin Tolling To Hitting Up Illinoisans, Others At State Line - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; Indiana Begins Tolling Study - The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Police To Crack Down On Drunken Drivers On The Southeast Side This Weekend - DNA Chicago

‘The Rock’ Movie Filming To Close Downtown Streets This Weekend - Chicago Sun-Times

Ribfest On Lincoln Avenue This Weekend - DNA Chicago

Loop Garage Is Open Air Strip Club - Chicago Sun-Times

Pilsen Food Truck Fest This Weekend - DNA Chicago

14 Food Trucks To Try In Chicago This Summer - Redeye

Get Yourself On A Boat: The Best Booze Cruises In Chicago - Redeye

Obama Wants Even More Land For A Garage At His Bloated Ego Complex — With Taxpayers Paying The Freight - DNA Chicago

Rahm Using Bike Lanes As Excuse To Roust Homeless Under LSD Viaducts - CBS 2 Chicago

Evanston Adds Bike Lane Signals - Evanston Now

Alexander Hamilton Statue Returns To Lincoln Park — Facing Different Way - DNA Chicago

With Baby Cow Statue Still Missing, Owners Raising Money For A Replacement - DNA Chicago

Trucking Company Faces Penalties If It Doesn’t Hire Gary Residents - Chicago Tribune

Amazon’s Waukegan Facility To Open This Summer; Could Bring 400 Jobs, Mayor Says - Chicago Tribune

Route 66, A Celebration Of Kitsch That’s Worth Saving - Chicago Tribune

Chicago Based Boeing Wins Trade Ruling - Chicago Tribune

Rep. Lipinski Takes Aim Again At Bad Airline Service - Crain’s Chicago Business

Drones And Local Airports - Chicago Daily Herald

Illinois Still Has No Budget, But Lawmakers Approved Almost 500 Other Bills - Chicago Tribune

Illinois’ Bonds, Near Junk Status, Are ‘No Place For An Individual Investor’ - Chicago Tribune

Illinois’ Economy Ranking Drops In New Report - Illinois News Network

Police: Off-Duty City Aviation Cop Shoots Man After Being Hit By Car - Chicago Sun-Times

Shooting Of Youth Who Hid Under Car And Pointed Gun At Cop Is Ruled Justified By McHenry County Prosecutors - Chicago Tribune

26-Year-Old Man Wounded In Austin Drive-By Shooting - Chicago Sun-Times

Man Flashed Gun At Driver Who Cut Him Off Near Museum Campus: Prosecutors - DNA Chicago

1st Of 2 Deaths In Oak Lawn Mobile Home Fire Ruled Homicide - Chicago Sun-Times

Gary Police Smell And See Synthetic Pot Lab Through Open Garage Door - Chicago Sun-Times

Man Arrested After Hit-Run Crash Has 16 Prior DUI Convictions: Prosecutors - Chicago Tribune

Lake In The Hills Woman Arrested 3 Times In A Month For DUI Pleads Guilty, Faces Prison - Chicago Daily Herald

Harvey Man Charged With DUI For Fatal Kankakee County Crash - Chicago Sun-Times

15-Year-Old Charged After Running Vehicle Stolen, Crashed Into Yard In Aurora - Chicago Daily Herald

Police: 2 Dead In Lockport Crash - Chicago Sun-Times

83-Year-Old Woman Dies Weeks After Palos Hills Crash - Chicago Sun-Times

Woman Hit, Killed By Metra Train On NW Side - Chicago Sun-Times

Why Does The CTA Lag Behind Other Public Transit Systems - Chicago Tribune

Chicago’s CTA Stations Then And Now - Curbed Chicago

U. of C. Staffer Pushed Off Bike And Robbed Thursday, U. of C. Police Say - DNA Chicago

Chicago Gets Low Bike Score - Chicago Streetsblog

Chicago Is 6th On List Of Walkable Cities - Redfin

Massachusetts Supreme Court Tosses 45 Minute Traffic Stop - The Newspaper

Trump Promises Massive Permit Reform In Infrastructure Bill - The Hill; White House Shows How Trump’s $1T Infrastructure Plan Will Be Divided Up - The Hill; Opinion – The Trump Administration Still Has No Infrastructure Policy — It’s Time For States And Cities To Go It Alone - Slate; Trump’s ‘Infrastructure Week’ Goes Off The Rails - The Hill; Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Still Could Use More Planning - NPR; Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Is Not A Plan - Washington Post; Trump’s Reliance On Private Toll Roads Creates A Blueprint For Failure - Houston Chronicle; Why Trump’s So-Called Infrastructure Plan Is Good For Wall Street But Bad For America - Common Dreams; Public Assets Could Be Sold Under Trump Road Plan - Detroit News; Infrastructure And Municipal Bonds - The Hill

The Most Dangerous Bridge In Every US State - Business Insider

Wall Street Versus Auto Industry - Business Insider

U.S. Congress Plans Self-Driving Car Legislation To Speed Rollout - AutoBlog

Automakers Race To Get Ahead Of Silicon Valley On Car-Sharing - The New York Times

This Could Be The First Airbag Of The Self-Driving Car Era - WIRED

Michigan Senator Warns Of Policy Lags In Self-Driving Future - Gov Tech

DOT Secretary Chao Expresses Support For Automated Vehicle Technology - American Shipper

Audi CEO Wants To Examine The Ethics Of Autonomous Driving Tech - Carscoops

Observations And Recommendations On Connected Vehicle Security - Infrastructure USA

Here’s How to Kill Electric Cars - Bloomberg

Gas Prices Fall Under Year Ago Level, Potentially Cheapest Summer Since 2005 - Gas Buddy

Georgia Church Bus Crash: 1 Dead, Dozens Hurt After Bus Overturns Outside Atlanta - Fox News

Use-Of-Force Expert: Minnesota Officer Justified In Fatal Shooting Of Motorist - Chicago Tribune

Self-Driving Vehicle Involved In Collision With San Francisco Bicyclist - San Jose Mercury News

Distracted Walking Danger: Texting Pedestrian Seriously Hurt In Fall Through Sidewalk Access Door In NJ - ABC 7 New York

Detroit Street Now Known As Aretha Franklin Way - The Detroit News

NY Transit Is Deteriorating - Tri-State Transportation Campaign

Railroad Regulators Should Trust In Science, Not Fiat - The Hill

How ‘Basic Economy’ Actually Makes You Pay More to Fly - Yahoo Finance

How To Make Plane Trips Easier On Pets, And Owners Too - Boston.com

Never Mind Trump, U.S. Travel Executives Tell Foreigners - Chicago Tribune

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

  1. Jeff says:

    Rahm Using Bike Lanes As Excuse To Roust Homeless Under LSD Viaducts – CBS 2 Chicago

    Rahm never misses a chance to do the absolute wrong thing

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