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

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Your transportation related headlines for Wednesday, June 14th 2017.


Chicago Data Show Problems With Civil Asset Forfeiture Of Cars, Other Property - Chicago Tribune

Wrigley Field Starts Movie Night Series Wednesday Evening With ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’ — Watch For Extra Traffic, Parking Restrictions, Parking Meter Increases - Chicago Tribune

One-Block Stretch Of Wabash To Close In Loop Wednesday Into Thursday - Chicago Sun-Times

‘Where We Supposed To Go’ — Uptown Homeless Living Under LSD Set To Lose Their Roof — Again — Homeless To Be Displaced By Bike Lanes - ?DNA Chicago

Public Meetings On Obama Library, South Shore Golf Course Start June 21 - DNA Chicago; Closure Of Busy S. Side Commuter Routes Cornell Avenue And Marquette Drive Certain To Be An Issue

Enterprise Stops CarShare In Chicago Due To ‘Vandalism, Theft And Fraud’ - DNA Chicago

Drunk Driving, No-Seatbelt Crackdown In Wicker, Logan This Weekend - DNA Chicago

Netflix ‘Easy’ Filming In Lincoln Square — Watch Out For Tow Zones - DNA Chicago

Uber’s Culture Led One Chicago Tech Company to Boycott It on Moral Grounds - Bloomberg

New Pedestrian Bridge At Barrington Road Part Of Express Bus Option On I-90 - Chicago Daily Herald

Suburban Fests This Weekend Include Food Trucks, Car Shows - Chicago Daily Herald

Geneva To Give More Time To Pay Parking Tickets - Chicago Daily Herald

Area Elected Officials Press Rauner To Move Ahead On Airport - Chicago Tribune

Chicago Based United Apologizes After Video Shows Employee Pushing 71-Year-Old Passenger To Floor - Chicago Tribune

Chicago Based Boeing To Eliminate 50 Executive Positions In Major Overhaul - The Hill

Ethics Board Finds Two More Lobbying Violations Tied To Emanuel Emails - Chicago Tribune

Rahm’s Developer Shakedown/Neighborhood Business Scheme Is A Fraud - Chicago Reader

Pawar Is Already Playing The Race Card In Governor Election - Chicago Now

Illinois Economic Growth Is Worse Than During The Great Depression - Illinois Policy Institute

More Than A Third Of Suburbs Nix Cook Wage Hike, Sick Leave - Chicago Sun-Times; Cook County’s Property Tax Racket - Chicago Tribune

Rabbi’s Irreplaceable Prayer Shawl, Ritual Boxes Stolen From Van - DNA Chicago

Police Officer That Helped Save Dog From Lake Michigan After Car Crash Might Adopt Him - DNA Chicago

Manhunt Underway In Bridgeview For 3rd Bank Robbery Suspect, After Police Chase And Crash - ABC 7 Chicago

Chicago Police Officers, City Sued Over Deadly Crash Of Stolen Vehicle - Chicago Sun-Times

On-Duty Chicago Police Officer Charged With DUI, Stripped Of Powers - Chicago Sun-Times

77-Year-Old Man Killed In Melrose Park Crash Identified - Chicago Sun-Times

Man Dies More Than Week After Rolling Meadows Motorcycle Crash - Chicago Sun-Times

CTA Giving No. 11 Lincoln Bus Up To 90 Days To Boost Ridership - Chicago Tribune

Blue Line To O’Hare Slowed For Suspicious Package, Creating Big Delays - DNA Chicago

Arlington Heights Housing, Retail Project Near Metra Station To Be Done Early Next Year - Chicago Daily Herald

Dine With Rick Bayless On The 606 During 10th Chicago Gourmet Fest - DNA Chicago

Friendly Reminder: Please Don’t Throw Divvy Bikes Into Lake Michigan - Chicagoist

Biker Whines About Ticket For Riding On Sidewalk - Chicago Now

Community Rallies After Bike Owned by Boy With Down Syndrome Is Stolen in Logan Square - CBS 2 Chicago

Rhymefest Produces Bike Safety Video For Blackstone Bicycle Works - DNA Chicago; Lessons Taught Include Putting Down The Phone, Not Wearing Not Dark Non Reflective Clothes When Biking, Wearing A Helmet

Chicago Bike Week 2017, June 16-23 - Active Transportation Alliance

North Branch Trail Alliance’s Inaugural Ride June 24 - Facebook

Naperville Bike Riders Receive Ice Cream Citations - Chicago Tribune

Federal Appeals Court Outlaws Coordinated Traffic Stops - The Newspaper

Auto Industry Leaders Raise Concerns About Border Tax In White House Meeting - The Hill

Delay In Federal Rule On Methane/Oil Drilling - The Hill

GM Extending Summer Factory Shutdown As Car Sales Slow - Nightly Business Report

It’s Confirmed: Without Government Subsidies, Tesla Sales Implode - Technocracy

Tesla Inc.’s Supercharger Network Is About to Get a Massive Boost - Motley Fool

VW Researchers Say Fiat Diesels Spew More Pollution Than Allowed Too - Bloomberg

Study: Uber, Lyft Account For 15 Percent Of All Vehicle Trips In SF - San Francisco Examiner

Uber Board Member Resigns After Comment About Women - The Hill

Uber Faces FTC Probe Into Privacy Practices: Report - The Hill

Subprime Auto Bonds From 2015 May End Up Worst Ever, Fitch Says - Bloomberg

Senators Eye Lifting Brake, Pedal Requirements For More Driverless Cars - The Hill

Automakers Want To Test More Self-Driving Cars On U.S. Roads - Bloomberg

It Takes A Smart City To Make Cars Truly Autonomous - Engadget

Autonomous Cars Are Infants, But They’re Growing Up Fast - Tech Crunch

The Race To Monetize Vehicle Data Gets More Crowded As BMW Hooks Up With IBM - Forbes

Over 10 Companies Expected To Launch Flying Vehicles By 2022 - The Street

Young Drivers With ADHD 36% More Likely To Have An Accident, Study Says - CNN

This Is What Happens When Car Hating Communists Run City Government - Guardian

Georgia Inmates Escape After Shooting, Killing Guards Who Were Driving Them Between Prisons - Chicago Tribune

Michigan Driver Rams Fleeing Car, Blocks Felon From Hitting Crowd As Cops Arrive - Detroit Free Press

The Often Misguided Romance Of Your First Car - Chicago Now

Former FAA Officials Endorse Trump’s Air Traffic Control Spinoff - The Hill

Trump Changes Travel Ban Expiration Date Ahead Of High Court Decision - The Hill

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

  1. Jeff says:


    Given yesterday’s insane violence in DC, it’s time for Americans to think about the meaning of the flag, and how the nation it represents has to work every day to keep itself on the right track.

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