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

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Your transportation related headlines for Monday, August 21st, 2017

Lincoln Avenue Closed Wed.-Fri. To Install Construction Crane - DNA Chicago

Nanny Burke — Ban Self-Driving Cars To Avoid ‘Back To The Future’-Style Craziness - DNA Chicago

Column: What You Don’t Know About The Mechanics’ Strike May Surprise You - Chicago Tribune

Obama Foundation Revises Plan, Will Build Presidential Center Garage Itself - DNA Chicago

EDITORIAL: Chicago’s S. Side Tiger Woods Golf Course Could Be Too Big For Your Wallet - Chicago Sun-Times

Homeless Group Close To Suit Over Bike Path Plan In Uptown - Chicago Tribune; Brown: Homeless Tent City Residents Given 30 Days To Scram - Chicago Sun-Times

Do Chicago Bike Activists Have A Whitesplaining Problem - Chicago Streetsblog

2 Mayfair Developments Raise Parking Concerns - Nadig Newspapers

Construction Underway On Greektown TOD - Curbed Chicago

New Chinatown Shopping Complex Will Include 40 Small Retail Bays And 74 Parking Spaces - Curbed Chicago

After Englewood Abe Lincoln Statue Vandalized Again, Ald. Wants To Move It - DNA Chicago

More On The Moronic Monument Misinformation Movement In Chicago - Chicago Sun-TimesChicago Sun-TimesChicago TribuneChicago ReaderChicago Tribune

Are There More Rats In Chicago This Summer - Chicagoist

Riverwalk Lined With New Art East Of Michigan Avenue - Loop North News

Shared Streetscape In Evanston Raises Security Concerns - Evanston Now

Lane Closures Start Friday In Dolton, Harvey For Bridge Repairs - Chicago Sun-Times

Irving Park Rd. Lane Closures Scheduled To Continue This Week In Schiller Park - Chicago Sun-Times

Aurora Mayor – Pedestrian Bridge Over Fox River ‘Will Be Built Next Year’ - Chicago Tribune

More Fallout From Preckwinkle’s Pop Ponzi Scheme : Soda Tax Lawsuit Alleges Jewel Wrongfully Taxed Consumers Paying With Food Stamps - Chicago Tribune; Another Suit Hits Subway Sandwich Shops - Chicago Sun-Times; The Soda Tax Won’t Solve Cook County’s Budget Woes - Chicago Tribune; Cook County, Indiana Thanks You For The Business - Chicago Tribune; Amid Soda-Tax War, And Phony Claims That The County Needs The Revenue, Teamsters Thank Preckwinkle For A Good New Deal - Crain’s Chicago Business

Don’t Buy The Spin On CPS. It’s Still A Dumpster Fire - Crain’s Chicago Business

Uber Driver Locked Woman Inside Car And Demanded Sex, Police Say - DNA Chicago

Armed Robber Thwarted In Lincoln Park, Then He Carjacks Construction Worker - DNA Chicago

Police: Juveniles Captured After Oak Park Carjacking - Chicago Tribune

Woman Dragged Alongside Vehicle During Mount Prospect Robbery - Chicago Daily Herald

Police: Off-Duty Chicago Fire Lieutenant Shoots Carjacker - Chicago Tribune

Thieves Target Catalytic Converters On South, Far South - Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Teen Charged With Stealing From Vehicles In Buffalo Grove - Chicago Sun-Times

Person Crashes Into Unmarked ISP Vehicle During West Englewood Chase - Chicago Sun-Times

Police: Men Rob Teen, Lead Cops On High-Speed Chase In Naperville - Chicago Daily Herald

Body Found In Aurora Garage - Chicago Daily Herald

Chicago Cop Goes On Trial For Shooting 16 Times Into Car Full Of Teens - Chicago Tribune

Contempt Hearing Monday, August 21, Seeking Information About Laquan McDonald Dash Cam Video Shooting From Chicago Mayor RahmEmanuel’s Office - Standard News Wire

Teen Charged With Reckless Homicide Was Going 107 Mph In Deadly Indiana Crash, Court Docs Say - ABC 7 Chicago

Police Perplexed After Pulling Submerged Dodge Ram From Indiana Lake - The Times Of Northwest Indiana

State Police Investigate Shots Fired On Eisenhower Expressway - Chicago Sun-Times

Chiraq Report – 65 People Shot, 9 Fatally, In Chicago Over The Weekend - DNA Chicago

Maxwell Street Murder: Two Men Get Out Of Car And Gun Down Victim - DNA Chicago

2 Men Wounded In Austin Drive-By Shooting - Chicago Sun-Times

Woman Wounded In Austin Drive-By Shooting - Chicago Sun-Times

Man Shot In West Englewood Drive-By - Chicago Sun-Times

24-Year-Old Man Wounded In Drive-By Shooting On Far South Side - Chicago Sun-Times

Man Critical After Gresham Drive-By Shooting - Chicago Sun-Times

Man Wounded In Belmont Central Drive-By Shooting - Chicago Sun-Times

87-Year-Old Man Fatally Struck By Vehicle In Jefferson Park - Chicago Sun-Times

Pickup Crash Turns Fatal When Man Riding In Bed Gets Thrown Out - DNA Chicago

Man Killed In Crash With Gas Truck In North Lawndale - Chicago Sun-Times

Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Vehicle On I-94 On Far South Side - Chicago Sun-Times

Man Killed In Calumet Heights Crash - Chicago Sun-Times

Man Killed In Crash On I-294 Near Crestwood - Chicago Sun-Times

Motorcyclist Killed In Waukegan Crash - Chicago Sun-Times

Motorcyclist Killed In NW Indiana Crash - Chicago Sun-Times

Police: Driver Falls Asleep, Crashes Into Squad Car In Carol Stream - Chicago Sun-Times

Body That Slowed CTA Trains For Hours ID’d As 41-Year-Old Niles Man - Chicago Sun-Times

Suspect In CTA Station Shooting Caught On Video: Cops - Patch Chicago

Naperville Biker Who Became Amputee A Year Ago After Truck Crash In Chicago Is Prepping For Chicago Triathlon - Chicago Tribune

Cyclists, Joggers Getting Own Lakefront Lanes Soon In Kenwood, Hyde Park - DNA Chicago

Dem Lawmaker Renews Push For Infrastructure, Tax Package - The Hill

Opinion – Trump’s Agenda Could Bring Disaster For America’s Aging Infrastructure - The Hill

Sun Sets On Rising Gas Prices In Majority Of Country, For Now - Gas Buddy

Department of Transportation Report Bemoans Lack of Accurate Roadside Marijuana Intoxication Test - Merry Jane

Civil Asset Forfeiture Takes A Turn - National Motorists Association Newsletter

Auto Industry Squares Off Against Trump Administration In NAFTA Talks - Auto Blog

Pardoning Arpaio For Illegal Traffic Stops Would Deliver A Sharp Blow To The Justice System - The Hill

Dems Press Trump Admin Over Sleep Apnea Rule Change For Truckers - The Hill

US Recommends 3-Year Prison Term For Former VW Exec - The Detroit News

Volkswagen’s Classic Microbus Will Return As A Modern Electric Vehicle - Digital Trends

Chinese Take A Wrong Turn With Jeep Overture - Crain’s Chicago Business

New Software Helps Dealerships Track Safety Recalls Better - Auto News

Lyft Is Partnering With The Southern Poverty Law Center To Protect Drivers From White Supremacists - The Hill

Uber Speeds Off with Riders’ Personal Information - CBS 19 Huntsville

Wal-Mart Expands Online Grocery Delivery Via Uber To Orlando, Dallas - Nightly Business Report

With Self-Driving Cars, Auto Insurance’s Time Is Limited - NerdWallet

Cash-Strapped States Eye Self-Driving Car Taxes - The Detroit News

Judge Says Waymo Can Tell Jurors That Uber Withheld Evidence In Self Drive Tech Suit - The New York Times

Will We All Be Passengers Or Are We Putting The Cart Before The Horse - Phys

Delphi Buys Stake In Innoviz, Another Tech Partner For Self-Driving Cars - Forbes

Car Autoimmune Hack Discovered — Now What - National Motorists Association Blog

Anti-Trump Protesters Throw Rocks At Police In Boston Streets - Masslive

1 Dead, 1 Injured As Van Rams Bus Stops In Marseille, France - ABC News

Report: Suspect In Barcelona Islamic Terrorist Attack Killed - Chicago Sun-Times


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

  1. Jeff says:

    Nanny Burke — Ban Self-Driving Cars To Avoid ‘Back To The Future’-Style Craziness – DNA Chicago

    Lack of expertise has never stopped Ed Burke.

  2. Jeff says:

    Amid Soda-Tax War, And Phony Claims That The County Needs The Revenue, Teamsters Thank Preckwinkle For A Good New Deal – Crain’s Chicago Business

    So much for Toni’s phony resume as a reformer – this is a blatant giveaway of tax dollars.

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