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

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Your transportation related headlines for Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

‘SmartRoad’ Technology Debuts On Jane Addams Tollway - Chicago Daily Herald

Cubs’ One-Time Friday Night Game Plan Approved By City Council; Wrigley Neighbors Get A Friday Night Traffic/Parking Mess - Chicago Sun-Times

Letter: Obama Museum May Not Draw Enough Traffic To Justify A Garage, Shutdown Of Streets - Chicago Sun-Times

RTA Will Begin To Feel State Sales Tax Grab From Madigan Budget Scheme - Chicago Daily Herald

Illegal Alien Protest Shuts Down Loop Streets For Tuesday PM Rush Hour - Chicago Tribune

Emanuel To Drop The Other Shoe On Fly-Dumpers Who Leave Tires, Other Waste, And Then Run - Chicago Sun-Times

Lawrence Sears Redevelopment With 59 Units, 91 Parking Spaces, Plus Retail, Gets Zoning OK From Ald. Pawar - DNA Chicago

Developer Seeks Permission To Build 10 Story, 69 Unit Building Near Union Station, On Site Of Surface Parking Lot, But Avoid Building The Required Number Of Parking Spaces - Curbed Chicago

Four Tower Redevelopment Plan Next To Chicago Tribune Printing Plant Breaks Cover; Food Truck Plaza, River Walk With Boat Launches Included –Curbed Chicago

Former Edgewater Auto Showroom Being Eyed As A Weekend Venue For Parties And Events - DNA Chicago

City’s Top B&B Closing Because Guests Are Scared Of Bronzeville, Owner Says - DNA Chicago

Daley Plaza For Rent: City To Allow Private Events, Weddings By The Picasso - DNA Chicago

Chicago’s 54 High-Rises Under Construction, Mapped - Curbed Chicago

Chicago Condo Development Picks Up, But With Focus On High-End Units - Chicago Tribune

Hidden Street Art Seeks To Smooth Transition Along North Branch - DNA Chicago

New Mural On 95th Street Will Be Unveiled At Farmers Market - DNA Chicago

Jackson Bark Could Be Saved In Revised Jackson Park Golf Course Plan - DNA Chicago

Chicago-Based Peapod Grocery Delivery Service Seeks New Leader For Uncertain Future - Crain’s Chicago Business

Port Of Chicago Down On Its Heels But Still Plays A Role - Chicago Sun-Times

Evanston’s Northwestern University, Other Colleges Rethink Parking Policies - The New York Times

Evanston Tower Would Have 152 Units, New Home For Northlight Theatre, And 258 Parking Space Garage - Evanston Now

Despite 6 Recent Carjackings, Police Chief Says Oak Park Is ‘Definitely’ Safe - Chicago Tribune

Naperville Wants Builder’s Plan For Engaging Residents About 5th Avenue Redevelopment - Chicago Daily Herald

Column: $2.7 Million Upgrade Moving Forward For Troubled Fremont Center Road Intersection In Lake County - Chicago Tribune

On-Duty Rockford Cop Delivers Own Baby Son In Hotel Parking Lot - Chicago Tribune

Wisconsin Legislators Shelve Milwaukee Highway Projects - Wisconsin Public Radio

Indiana Ambulance Crews Return From Texas After Volunteering During Harvey Recovery – Now Headed To Florida To Do The Same Thing With Irma -Fox 59 Indianapolis

Chicago-Based Boeing Scowls At Big Deal By Suppliers United Technologies And Rockwell - Seattle Times

Chicago-Based United Continental Cuts Outlook On Harvey Impact, Fuel Costs - Chicago Sun-Times

United Airlines Won’t Be Fined For Passenger-Dragging Incident, Feds Say - Chicago Tribune

Second Southwest Side Alderman Moves To Ban Airbnb Near Midway Airport - Chicago Sun-Times

$13.45-An-Hour Wage Cleared For Takeoff At O’Hare, Midway Airports - Chicago Sun-Times

Rahm Pad His Neighborhood Bribery Slush Fund - Chicago Sun-Times

County Beverage Tax May Make Pols’ Re-Election Bids Go Pop, Poll Finds - Chicago Sun-Times

Garage Burglar Strikes Washington Heights And Roseland, Police Say - DNA Chicago

2 Injured In Dump Truck Crash On Lake Shore Drive - CBS 2 Chicago

Neighbors Corner Man Who Fled Scene Of Bucktown Crash, But Police Don’t Arrest Him - DNA Chicago

Man And Woman Critically Injured In Car Vs. Semi Crash In Yorkville - Chicago Sun-Times

Hit-And-Run Drivers Strike Two Teens In Schaumburg - Chicago Daily Herald

SUV Involved In West Dundee Rollover - Chicago Daily Herald

New Metra Schedules For Electric, Rock Island Lines Begin Monday - DNA Chicago

17-Year-Old Boy Shot While Riding Bicycle On Near West Side - Chicago Sun-Times

Oak Park Divvy Ridership Is Rising - Chicago Tribune

Northbrook May Reconsider Its Costly, High End Bike Track - Chicago Tribune

Los Angeles Will Have To Turn Over License Plate Camera Records After State Supreme Court Ruling - The Newspaper

Toyota, Chevy And GMC Midsize Pickups Earn Top IIHS Safety Ratings - Automotive News

We Need To Stop Pretending That The Autonomous Car Is Imminent - Recode

U.S. To Unveil Revised Self-Driving Car Guidelines Next Week In Michigan - Reuters

House Passes Bill Paving The Way For Driverless Cars - The Hill; Opinion – The ‘Self Drive’ Act Puts America On The Road To Reducing Congestion - The Hill

How Jerry Brown And Elon Musk Made California An Electric Vehicle Stronghold - Huffington Post

What If Your Future Car Was Hooked Up to Your Brain - Big Think

Tolls On Florida Roadways Will Be Suspended Starting At 5 P.M. Tuesday In Advance Of Hurricane Irma - Miami Herald; Traffic Heavy On Highway As Florida Keys Evacuated - CBS 4 Miami; Coastal Areas Near Miami May Be Evacuated - Governing; Hurricane Irma: 8 Tips To Max Out Fuel You Have - Atlanta Journal Constitution; How To Escape Your Car If You’re Stuck During A Flood Or Storm - Inside Edition

Tiger Surprises Drivers On Interstate Highway In Georgia - CBS News

Heroic Women Sacrifice Own Car To Block Alleged DUI Driver On FL Highway - Huffington Post

Detroit Chief Wants ATVs Off City Streets After Deadly Police Encounter - AutoBlog

Man Says Delivery Driver Left Package In Most Unhelpful Place Imaginable - Huffington Post

Cal. Names Stretch Of Highway After Obama - Sacramento Bee

Congestion Pricing Haunts New York - Huffington Post

The Cost Of A First Time DUI - National Motorists Association Blog

Bike-Sharing Programs Catch On In Smaller Towns - Jefferson Public Radio

German Flying Car Start-Up Raises $90 Million - The New York Times

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

  1. Jeff says:

    Letter: Obama Museum May Not Draw Enough Traffic To Justify A Garage, Shutdown Of Streets – Chicago Sun-Times

    Both the City and local garage operators refused to get involved with building the garage for the Obama museum. Maybe they see a lack of visitors as dooming the financial success of that venture.

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