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

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Your transportation related headlines for Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

CDOT’s Latest Attempt To Choke Off Car Traffic In Wicker Park - Chicago Streetsblog

Vision Zero Car Hater Kool-Aid Is A Tough Sell In Minority Neighborhoods - Chicago Streetsblog

Filming Of ‘The Chi’ To Close West Loop Streets Thursday - Chicago Sun-Times

Mechanics Union Rejects Latest Offer, Auto Dealership Strike Will Continue - Chicago Tribune

Volkswagen Seeks To Dismiss Illinois Lawsuit Over Diesel Scandal, Cites Wyoming Ruling - Chicago Tribune

Speedway Gas Stations Hit With Lawsuit For Allegedly Violating Illinois’ Biometric Privacy Law - Illinois Policy Institute

Ald. Hopkins No Longer Tormented By Ambulance Sirens After Moving — Will Still Pursue The Issue - Chicago Tribune

Uptown Activists Seek More Affordable Units In New Transit Oriented Development - Crain’s Chicago Business

City’s Zoning Committee Approves Parking Lite Library/CHA Project In Irving Park - DNA Chicago

Ald. Arena Makes Phony Racism Charges In Controversy Over Subsidized Housing Project - Nadig Newspapers

White Castle To Open New South Loop Restaurant With Drive-Thru On Thursday - DNA Chicago

Chicago’s New Apple Store On Michigan Avenue Will Open In October - Curbed Chicago

Ravenswood’s Colorful ‘Happy Garage’ Art Installation Vandalized - CBS 2 Chicago

Shouldn’t Chicago CEOs Get Behind A Push To Bring Amazon’s HQ To The City - Chicago Tribune

West Loop Art Fest This Weekend

These City-Employed Goats Eat Their Way Through Overgrowth At O’Hare - DNA Chicago

Opposition Mounting To High Priced, 16-Story Transit Oriented Tower In Evanston - Patch Evanston

Schaumburg Residents Weigh In On New Land-Use Plan, Additional Parking Near Transportation Center - Chicago Daily Herald

Loyola Academy Renovation Plan Advances To Wilmette Village Board, After Traffic/Parking Issues Addressed - Chicago Tribune

East Dundee Amends Incentive Agreement With Auto Dealer - Chicago Daily Herald

Naperville 2017 Riverwalk Fine Art Fair This Weekend

Darth Preckwinkle’s Sugar Tax Snares Non-Sugary Products - Chicago Daily Herald; Toni Taxwinkle Should Take A History Lesson On Over Taxation - Chicago Daily Herald; The Soda Tax Ruse - Chicago Daily Herald; Soda Tax Has Nothing To Do With Public Health - Chicago Daily Herald; Cartoon: Tax Preckwinkle’s Bullsh*t Instead - Illinois Policy Institute; Don’t Let New York Billionaire Influence Soda Tax Revote - Illinois News Network; Who Does Michael Bloomberg Think He Is - Chicago Tribune; EDITORIAL: Preckwinkle’s Got Bloomberg, But You’ve Got That Pop Tax - Chicago Sun-Times; Opponents To Rally Against Cook County Soda Tax - Chicago Sun-Times; Sun-Times Finds Two Morons (Probably A Pair Of PreckwinklePayroll Parasites) Who Support Toni’s Tax Grab - Chicago Sun-Times; At Forum In Northlake, Little Support For Cook County Beverage Tax - Chicago Tribune; Cook County Soda Tax Repeal Vote Could Be Delayed - Chicago Daily Herald; A Beverage Tax Quiz - Chicago Daily Herald

Burglars Target Garages In Irving Park - Chicago Sun-Times

Woman Who Drove To Oak Brook To Avoid Hurricane Irma Has Car Stolen - Chicago Tribune

Grandson Helps Put Out Garage Fire With Garden Hose In Elgin - Chicago Sun-Times

Body Found In Semi-Trailer In Back Of The Yards Identified - Chicago Sun-Times

Police: Man Found Dead In Car In Possible River North Suicide - Chicago Sun-Times

Evanston Police: Gun Seized In Traffic Stop - Evanston Now

Robbery Suspects Lead Cops On Car Chase Before Running Into Highland Park Police Station - Chicago Tribune

Riverside Police: Drunken Man Drives On Sidewalk During Traffic Stop - Chicago Sun-Times

Armed Robbers Stealing Cars In West Loop, Noble Square - DNA Chicago

Gunman Chases Down And Kills Boy, 17, Outside Rogers Park Gas Station - Chicago Tribune

Man Drives Three Miles For Help After Shot In West Englewood - Chicago Tribune

Man Dies After Near West Side Crash, Driver In Custody - Chicago Sun-Times

Yorkville Woman Dies After Being Struck By Pickup In Melrose Park - Chicago Tribune

Bike Trail Linking Edgewater To Mississippi River Stalled Over Burnham Gap - Edgeville Buzz

General Motors, Shell Oil, And 1,200 Pushing Climate Change Carbon Tax, Report Says - Chicago Tribune

8,383 2017-18 Audi A3 Cabrios, Sedans Recalled To Fix Software Glitch - Torque News

Indiana Court Of Appeals Upholds Traffic Stop Of A Vehicle Pulled Over Several Hours Before Its Registration Expired - The Newspaper

Trump’s Deal With Dems Spurs Hopes For Road Money - The Detroit News

Most Americans Would Increase Taxes and Tolls to Fund Roads - Fortune

America’s Infrastructure Is Failing, President Trump - Crain’s Chicago Business

States Sue Trump Administration Over Delayed Fuel-Economy Fines - Reuters

Trump’s Regulators Ease the Path for Self-Driving Cars - Bloomberg

Editorial: The Murky Future Of Driverless Vehicles - Governing

Self-Driving Car Riders’ Privacy ‘Unsafe at Any Speed’ in New House Legislation - Observer

The Federal Government Wants To Help Clear Up Self-Driving Car Confusion - Fast Company

NTSB Reports That ‘Operational Limitations’ Of Tesla Autopilot System Played ‘Major Role’ In 2016 Crash - CNBC

Self-Driving Car Startup Zoox Talks Funding With SoftBank - Axios

Why Self-Driving Cars Need Superhuman Senses - WIRED

Audi Concepts Give Glimpse Of Autonomous Future - Ward’s Auto

Automakers Face Reality Of EVs’ Cost — To Jobs, And Their Bottom Line - Autoblog

Celebrate Electric Vehicles, Soberly - Bloomberg

Volkswagen Is Buying Batteries Worth $60 Billion - CNNMoney

Electric Cars Dominate The Buzz At Frankfurt Auto Show - AP News

Electrify America Revs The Engine On Zero Emissions Vehicle Infrastructure - Forbes

Porsche CEO Sees Industry Headwinds - MSN

Adobe Taps Your Car For Targeted Ad Data - Engadget

Oil Industry Now Worried About Peak Demand Not Peak Production, Says Strategist - CNBC

Uber Facing Several Possible Criminal Probes - The Detroit Bureau

California Lawmakers Ease Permitting Rules For Uber And Lyft Drivers - Los Angeles Times

Uber And Lyft Could Destroy Car Ownership In Major Cities - Business Insider

Who Really Wants The End Of Car Ownership - National Motorists Association Blog

Study Shows That Zoning Out Is The Biggest Driving Distraction - Tree Hugger

Distracted Drivers Ignoring School Bus Stop Safety - Forbes

New Study Shows When And Where Road Rage Is Most Prevalent - Automoblog

What Florida Roads Look Like After Hurricane Irma - Washington Post

Texas: Free Replacement Driver’s Licenses, ID Cards Offered To Residents Affected By Harvey - Corpus Christi Caller Times

Hurricane May Boost Auto Industry - 24/7 Wall Street

Nashville Woman Shoots Homeless Man Who Asked Her To Move Porsche: Cops - New York Post

Canadian Coyote Has A Bad Day — And A 20-Mile Car Ride - Auto Blog

New Jersey Trooper Admits Sharing ‘Intimate Photos’ Of Women He Pulled Over - NJ.com

Small Plane Crash In Parking Lot Caught On Camera In Connecticut - USA TODAY

Study: Even With Risks, Cycling To Work Can Mean Better Health - Chicago Tribune

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

  1. Jeff says:

    Darth Preckwinkle’s Sugar Tax Snares Non-Sugary Products – Chicago Daily Herald; Toni Taxwinkle Should Take A History Lesson On Over Taxation – Chicago Daily Herald; The Soda Tax Ruse – Chicago Daily Herald; Soda Tax Has Nothing To Do With Public Health – Chicago Daily Herald; Cartoon: Tax Preckwinkle’s Bullsh*t Instead – Illinois Policy Institute; Don’t Let New York Billionaire Influence Soda Tax Revote – Illinois News Network; Who Does Michael Bloomberg Think He Is – Chicago Tribune; EDITORIAL: Preckwinkle’s Got Bloomberg, But You’ve Got That Pop Tax – Chicago Sun-Times; Opponents To Rally Against Cook County Soda Tax – Chicago Sun-Times; Sun-Times Finds Two Morons (Probably A Pair Of PreckwinklePayroll Parasites) Who Support Toni’s Tax Grab – Chicago Sun-Times; At Forum In Northlake, Little Support For Cook County Beverage Tax – Chicago Tribune; Cook County Soda Tax Repeal Vote Could Be Delayed – Chicago Daily Herald; A Beverage Tax Quiz – Chicago Daily Herald
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    Lost of shoppers voting with their wheels and driving to collar counties/Indiana to buy beverages AND all their other groceries. Check the parking lots of stores just across the Cook County borders.

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