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

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Your transportation related headlines for Monday, October 2nd, 2017

Overnight Lane, Ramp Closures Scheduled At Stevenson/LSD Interchange - Chicago Sun-Times

Out-Of-State Drivers Need To Watch Out For Chicago’s Greedy Speed And Red Light Camera Shakedowns - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; The Red Lie Camera - Illinois Policy Institute

IL Tollways Could Be Cashless In Two Years - CBS 2 Chicago

Opinion — Oil Fracking Wrong For Illinois - Crain’s Chicago Business

Dozens Of Chicago Party Buses, Valets Cited In City’s Crackdown - NBC 5 Chicago

Luxury Condo Project In River North To Have 11 Units, 11 Parking Spaces - Curbed Chicago

Emanuel, Rauner Meet Privately To Discuss Amazon Bidding - NBC 5 Chicago; Amazon (And Rahm) Shouldn’t Overlook McKinley Park, Alderman Says - DNA Chicago; Amazon Forces Illinois, Missouri To Work Together To Attract New Headquarters - Belleville News-Democrat

Illinois Needs To Win Toyota-Mazda Auto Factory: Crain’s Editorial - Crain’s Chicago Business

Downtown Office Vacancy Up For Fourth Straight Quarter - Crain’s Chicago Business

Rat Complaints Jump In Chicago’s Densest Neighborhoods. Is Yours One Of Them - Chicago Tribune

Study: Pushing Back Illinois School Start Times Could Lead To Reduction In Car Crashes Among Drowsy Student Drivers - Illinois News Network

Police: Man Died Of Suspected Overdose In O’Hare Bathroom - Chicago Sun-Times

Speeding, Yellow Light Violations On Busse Road In Mount Prospect Need More Attention - Chicago Daily Herald

Buffalo Grove Overzealous In Parking Enforcement - Chicago Daily Herald

5th Avenue Project In Naperville May Include Adjustments To Traffic Flow And Parking For Commuters - Chicago Daily Herald

Long Grove Wants To Boost Business, Preserve Historic Covered Bridge - Chicago Tribune

Former Aurora Athlete Who Lost Part Of Leg In Car Accident Prepares To Climb Willis Tower - Chicago Tribune

Protesters ‘Walk The Line’ To Show Location Of Underground Oil Pipes In Northwest Indiana - Chicago Tribune

Preckwinkle Puts Out Big Budget Lie To Save The Soda Tax Grab - Crain’s Chicago Business; Commissioner Boykin Says He May Have Votes For Soda Tax Repeal - Chicago Sun-Times; Better Ways Than A Tax Grab To Impact African American Health Mr. Bloomberg - Chicago Now; Bloomberg’s Hero Complex - Illinois Policy Institute; Why Not Tax All Sugar, All Fast Food - Chicago Tribune

New IRS Data Show Continuing Illinois Wealth Flight - Illinois Policy Institute

Man Driving Around Albany Park, Touching Self In Front Of Kids: Police - DNA Chicago

Authorities Searching For Man Who Kidnapped And Sexually Assaulted Woman Driver Last Month In Calumet Heights - Chicago Sun-Times

2 Women Fight Off Kidnappers Trying To Drag Them To A Car, Just A Mile Apart Sunday Night - DNA Chicago

75-Year-Old Woman Carjacked Sunday In Bucktown; Keys Torn From Her Neck - DNA Chicago

Robber Goes After Armored Truck Driver With Sledgehammer But Gets Shot: FBI - DNA Chicago

People Robbed At Gunpoint In Their Vehicles In Bronzeville - Chicago Sun-Times

‘Not Worth Your Life’: Auto Dealer Ponders Move After Western Ave. Shooting - DNA Chicago

Police: Drunken Driver Had 3-Year-Old Child In SUV In Riverside - Chicago Sun-Times

Man Wanted For Skipping Court On DUI Faces Gun Charges After Ingleside Arrest - Chicago Sun-Times

Prosecutors Charge Shooter, Getaway Driver In Washington Park Murder - Chicago Sun-Times

Chiraq Report – Chicago Police ‘Overwhelmed, Understaffed,’ Says Alderman - Loop North News; Weekend Shootings Kill 6 People, Wound 31 - DNA Chicago

Man, 37, Seriously Wounded In Lawndale Drive-By Shooting - Chicago Sun-Times

Three Wounded In Lawndale Drive-By Shooting - Chicago Sun-Times

Man, Woman Hurt In West Side Drive-By Shooting - Chicago Sun-Times

Man Shot While Stopped At Red Light In Little Village - Chicago Sun-Times

Man Wounded In Drive-By Shooting Near Englewood High School - Chicago Sun-Times

Man, 53, Fatally Struck By Vehicle In Back Of The Yards - Chicago Sun-Times

31-Year-Old Man Killed In Far South Side Crash On Interstate 57 - Chicago Sun-Times

Woman Killed In 3-Vehicle Crash In Wheaton; Driver Charged With Reckless Homicide Was Going 135 Miles An Hour - Chicago Daily Herald

Man Fatally Struck By Vehicle In Franklin Park - Chicago Sun-Times

Driver Killed In Crash On I-80 Near Tinley Park - Chicago Sun-Times

2 Killed, Several Injured In Van Crash In Northeastern Indiana, Authorities Say - Chicago Tribune

Police: Man Inappropriately Touched Girl On NW Side CTA Bus - Chicago Sun-Times

Newly Uncovered Film Clip Shows Construction Of State Street Subway - ABC 7 Chicago

On Blue Line, Watching the Art Go By - Chicago Now

Metra Steps Up Suicide Prevention, Mental Health Awareness - Chicago Daily Herald

Retro Wrap Showcases Metra Locomotive History - Chicago Tribune

A Look At The Upcoming Pace Pulse Bus Route; Routes Could Benefit O’Hare Travelers - Chicago Streetsblog

October Events On The Lakefront Trail - Active Transportation Alliance

13-Year-Old Boy Shot While Riding Bike In Little Village - DNA Chicago

Losing a License Due To Unpaid Fines Is Hurting Millions - National Motorists Newsletter

CEO Of Gas Delivery App Says Gas Stations Will Start Disappearing Soon - The Hill

Pipelines Prove The Growing Divide Among Environmentalists - The Hill

Senate Set To Approve Self-Driving Cars For US Roadways - The Next Web

Ford And Lyft’s Self-Driving Partnership Aims For Large-Scale Operations - The Car Connection

DEUTSCHE BANK: GM Could Release A Self Driving Car ‘Much Sooner Than Expected’ - Markets Insider

The Moral Thicket Slowing Adoption Of Driverless Cars - University Of California Irvine School Of Sociology

Is This The Dawn Of The Electric Vehicle Revolution - National Motorists Association Blog

GM Plans At Least 20 New Electric, Fuel Cell Vehicles Globally By 2023 - Auto News

Why Automakers Are At Crossroads On Whether To Save The Diesel - Auto News

Edmunds: September Auto Sales ‘Strong’ Despite Inventory Concerns - The Street

The Quest To Design A Smarter Road - Fast Codesign

Nissan Creates Sweat-Sensing Seats And Steering Wheel To Detect Dehydration - Auto Blog

Travis Kalanick Appoints Two Members To Uber’s Board - The Hill

Uber Must Get Drivers’ Fingerprints To Ensure Safety - The Hill

Uber Loses Europe Chief Amid London License Denial - Engadget

Baltimore Judge Give Black Lives Matter Free-Pass Immunity In Suit Over Violent Street Protest That Injured Police Officer - ABC News

Puerto Rico’s Very American Love of Cars Is Jamming Its Recovery - Bloomberg

Here Are The Best And Worst Cities For Car Lovers - Realtor.com

Most Parents Not Using Car Seat Tether: Study - Chicago Tribune

Gunman Fires Shots On Oregon Highway Before Being Fatally Hit by Pickup Truck - Oregon Live

Airline Seats Are Not Getting Bigger, But Designers Are Trying To Make Them More Comfortable - Chicago Tribune

One Of Flying’s Few Freebies: Online Messaging - Los Angeles Times

Isis Flag Found In Truck Driven Through Canadian Crowd: Report - The Hill

IS Claims Fatal Stabbings Of 2 Women At French Train Station - Chicago Sun-Times

Paris’ Socialist Mayor Bans All Cars From The Whole City For A Day - Phys.org

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

  1. Jeff says:

    Out-Of-State Drivers Need To Watch Out For Chicago’s Greedy Speed And Red Light Camera Shakedowns – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; The Red Lie Camera – Illinois Policy Institute
    ——

    One more reason that camera cash grabs hurt Chicago by giving visitors a reason not to come back.

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