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

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Your transportation related headlines for Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Chicago On Pace To Surpass 800 Carjacking Incidents This Year — More Than Double The Number In 2014 And 2015 Combined - CBS 2 Chicago

Recent Death Of Motorcyclist Raises Concerns About Dangerous Motorcycle Riders On The Kennedy Expressway - Nadig Newspapers

Illinois Looking At Gas Tax Increase - Illinois News Network

Taxpayer Supported Active Transportation Alliance Teaches Car Haters How To Misdirect Even More Taxpayer Funds For Anti-Car/Anti-Driver Pet Projects - Active Transportation Alliance

Brown: Uptown’s Homeless Fold Their Tents Under LSD Viaducts, City Covers Its Eyes - Chicago Sun-Times; Chicago Exploring Pilot ‘Tiny Houses’ Project To Help Homeless - Chicago Sun-Times

Will Obama’s Jackson Park Mega Land Grab Include His Final Resting Spot - Chicago Sun-Times

Little Italy Neighbors Object To New City Library/Public Housing Project, Over Traffic And Parking Issues; Their Objections Are Joined By Objections From Local ABLA Public Housing Residents,? Who Aren’t Happy With City’s Stonewalling Either - DNA Chicago

West Town Project To Have 15 Apartments, 9 Parking Spaces - DNA Chicago

Huge Megamall Replacement Project Shrinks As XSport Fitness Drops Out - DNA Chicago

Why Chicago Shouldn’t Want Amazon’s Second Headquarters – Opinion - Crain’s Chicago Business; The Amazon HQ2 Deal Could Sell Chicagoans Down The River - Chicago Reader; Illinois State Economic Development Agency Says Chicago Is Top Competitor - Crain’s Chicago Business; With Amazon In, Online Grocery Shopping Taking Off In Chicago - Chicago Daily Herald; Oak Brook To Bid For Amazon Headquarters At McDonald’s Site -Chicago Tribune; Gary Leaders Making ‘Far-Fetched’ Pitch For Amazon Expansion - Chicago Tribune; Will Amazon Set Up Shop In The Brooklyn Bubble - Bloomberg; Will Chicago’s Weather Be A Plus For Amazon - Chicago Sun-Times; How Pundits Handicap The Amazon Race - Crain’s Chicago Business; Kohl’s To Start Accepting Amazon Returns At Some Stores In Chicago, LA - Chicago Tribune

Chicago Startup Is Trying To Disrupt The Consumer Auto-Insurance Business - Crain’s Chicago Business

Riot Fest Still Causing Problems With Neighborhood Traffic, Parking - DNA Chicago

Taft Food Truck Fest In Norwood Park Aims To Lure Parents, Neighbors Thursday - DNA Chicago

Exhibit Shows Designers Re-Imagining Neglected Neighborhood Structures - Chicago Sun-Times

Huge ‘Hidden Worlds’ Murals Brighten Fullerton Underpass At Lake Shore Dr. - DNA Chicago

Two New North Side Murals Inspired By Chicago River - DNA Chicago

Editorial: Good Riddance To Bizarre Lincoln Sculpture - Chicago Tribune

Transportation That Built Chicago: The River System - Curbed Chicago

Should Walk Score Rankings Matter To Chicago Home Buyers - Chicago Buyers

Plainfield Village Board Approves Permit For Mosque, After Parking/Traffic Issues Addressed - ABC 7 Chicago

12 Story Skokie Project Calls For Ground Floor Retail, 153 Rental Apartments, Parking Garage For Both Residential And Public Use - Curbed Chicago

New Restaurant On East Side Of Oakbrook Center May Create Parking Challenge - Chicago Tribune

Resident Feedback Kills Digital Street Sign/Message Board In Downtown Clarendon Hills - Chicago Tribune

Editorial: Repeal Of Beverage Tax Is Right Thing To Do - Chicago Daily Herald; Soda Tax Is Changing Behavior — Shoppers Are Now Buying Soda Outside The County, And Buying A Lot More Of It - Chicago Daily Herald

Illinois Second Worst In State Debt, Worst In Taxpayer Trust - Illinois News Network

Illinois Is Still Losing People — Especially College Students - Chicago Magazine

Search Continues For Driver Who Hit, Killed Tollway Worker - Chicago Daily Herald

Unanswered Questions In $340,000 Drug Proceeds Seizure After April Traffic Stop In Kane County - Chicago Daily Herald

Suspect In Custody After 2 Shot At Alsip Towing Company, Police Chase - Chicago Sun-Times

Suspect Sought In Carjacking, Abduction On Far South Side, Sexual Assault - Chicago Tribune

Man And Woman Wounded In Washington Park Drive-By Shooting - Chicago Sun-Times

Man Shot While Sitting In Vehicle In Little Village - Chicago Sun-Times

Five People Injured In Norwood Park Crash - Chicago Sun-Times

12-Year-Old Boy Hit By Pickup In Sycamore - Chicago Sun-Times

Porter Man Killed In Fiery I-65 Crash In Central Indiana - Chicago Sun-Times

Person Pinned Under Train At Clark/Division Red Line Station - DNA Chicago

CTA Red Line Delayed After Man Falls On Tracks At Lawrence - Chicago Tribune

The Most Transformative Ideas For Chicago Public Transit - Curbed Chicago

Express Bus To Brookfield Zoo From 95th Street To Return Next Year - DNA Chicago

Plans For Lakefront Trail Will Add Extra Half-Mile To Shoreline Bicycle Commutes - Chicago Streetsblog

69-Year-Old Man Shot By Teenager On Bicycle In Chicago Lawn - Chicago Sun-Times

Meeting On Walking And Biking In Chinatown Wednesday - Facebook

Residents Of All Ages ‘Bike Arlington Heights’ As Village Plans Upgrades For Cyclists - Chicago Tribune

Bartlett’s 2nd Annual Kickstand Classic will take place on Sunday, October 1st

Trump Needs A Win? Infrastructure Should Be A ‘Gimme’ - Bloomberg

Opinion Getting Between Motorists And Their Cars Has Become The New Third Rail Of California Politics; Drivers Rebel Against Heavy Handed Attempts To Dictate Transportation Choices Through Taxes, Fees, Appropriation Of Vehicular Road Space ?- Los Angeles Times

Will Road, Transportation Projects For 2028 Olympics Bankrupt LA - The Cheat Sheet

Do Police, VIPS Get A Free Pass For Dangerous Driving - National Motorists Association Blog

New Mexico: Federal Judge Slaps Down Implausible Traffic Stop - The Newspaper

Some Thoughts On The Transportation Department’s New Autonomous Vehicle Guidelines - Forbes

Self-Driving Car Bill Leaves Cybersecurity Rules Open To Interpretation - Parallax

Autonomous Driving’s Godfather And Tech Investors Say The World Is Ready For Flying Cars - TechCrunch

Audi Takes Lead In Automated Driving, But Others Wary To Follow - Reuters

Waymo Taps Intel For Self-Driving Computers It Develops Entirely In-House - TechCrunch

Most Doubters Of Self-Driving Cars Become Believers After A Drive - Chicago Tribune

‘Car Nation’ Germany Distrustful Of Driverless Vehicles - Phys.org

GM Looking To Let Public Test Its Self-Driving Cars - The Car Connection

Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s Angry Customer Twitter Thread Is a Gold Mine of Customer Service Advice - Fortune

Edmunds Augmented Reality Feature Sizes Up New-Car Garage Fit - Edmunds

Researchers Estimate The Human Cost Of Emissions Cheating - Engadget

A Running List Of Uber’s (Predictably Lukewarm) Apologies - Gizmodo

Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.) Slams MSNBC Over Coverage Of Bridgegate Controversy - The Hill

Complete Guide To New And Redesigned 2018 Vehicles - Chicago Tribune

Mortgage, New Car? Negotiate Loans To Save Big Money On Purchases - Chicago Tribune

With Online Shopping Exploding/Fewer Customers Visiting Malls, Increasing Options Like Uber Eats For Food Delivery, And Streaming Services Bringing Movies To The Living Room, Casual Dining Restaurants Are Hurting - Chicago Tribune

Snowflake Survey: Today’s Over-Coddled, Over-Indulged Teens Less Likely To Work For Their Own Money, Go On Dates, Drive Cars - Chicago Tribune

Charter Bus Barrels Into NYC Bus, Killing 3 And Injuring 16 - Chicago Tribune

Dem Asks Airlines To Cap Airfares Ahead Of Hurricane Maria - The Hill; Airlines Cap Fares Ahead Of Hurricane Maria - Chicago Tribune

GOP Senator Calls For House To Act On Must-Pass Aviation Bill - The Hill

Bad Behavior Cost An Airline Passenger Almost $100,000. It’s About Time - Chicago Tribune

Tourism To The US Declined In Early 2017: Report - The Hill

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

  1. Jeff says:

    Chicago On Pace To Surpass 800 Carjacking Incidents This Year — More Than Double The Number In 2014 And 2015 Combined – CBS 2 Chicago

    Whatever CPD is doing on this issue is not working.

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