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

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Your transportation related headlines for Thursday, October 5th, 2017

Farewell To ‘Lake Shore Drive‘ Songwriter Skip Haynes; His Ashes May Be Spread on LSD: Report - DNA Chicago

University Study Finds Removal Of Photo Radar Had No Negative Impact On Traffic Safety - The Newspaper

Las Vegas Shooting Prompts More Security For Chicago Marathon - Crain’s Chicago Business; Where To Eat And Drink Along The 2017 Chicago Marathon Route - Chicago Tribune; Chicago Prepares Security For Cubs Playoffs Vs. Nationals At Wrigley Field - Chicago Tribune

Streetsblog Celebrates Critical Massholes And Their Illegal Traffic Blocking Temper Tantrums - Chicago ReaderOnly A Matter Of Time Until Critical Mass Antics Provoke The Wrong Driver

What Would A 500 Year Storm Do To Chicago Streets - Loop North News

Illinois Is A Medium Risk State For Driver To Hits A Deer - Belleville News-Democrat

Long-Awaited Updates At Ridge-Rogers-Touhy Intersection Finally On The Way - DNA Chicago

$500M Willis Tower Overhaul Will Reshape Streetscape - Curbed Chicago

Rauner Unsure On State Funding For Obama-Land, While State Finances Are In The Crapper - Chicago Tribune

Halt Work On McDonald’s ‘Vendor Village’ Over Alley Size, Neighbors Say - DNA Chicago

New Building Near 606, CTA Western Blue Line Station To Have Retail, 9 Apartments, 10 Parking Spaces, 11 Bike Spaces - DNA Chicago

Proposed W. Loop Tower To Have 289 Dwellings And 172 Parking Spaces - Curbed Chicago

Cities Including Chicago Are Doing All Kinds Of Things To Host Amazon’s Second Headquarters - CNNMoney; Aurora Bids For Part Of Amazon Headquarters - Chicago Tribune; With Or Without Amazon, Old Post Office Site Is Ready For Its Comeback - Chicago Tribune

Mars Food Cuts Ribbon On New Headquarters On Goose Island - DNA Chicago

Forgotten World War I Monument In Beverly Will Be Dismantled And Moved After Ceremony - DNA Chicago

Before The Gas Station At Division And Damen - DNA Chicago

Photo Of 1918 March Shows How Logan Square Looked A Century Ago - DNA Chicago?

A New Portrait Of Street Life Photographer Vivian Maier Emerges In Biography - Chicago Tribune

Annoyed By Wrigleyville Helicopters? Here’s How To Complain About Them - DNA Chicago

Chicago Based Boeing To Acquire Aurora Flight Sciences In Bet On Autonomous Flight - Tech Crunch

Elmhurst Residents Eager For End Of O’Hare Rotation Test - Chicago Daily Herald

How New Food Delivery Options Benefit Restaurants - Chicago Daily Herald

Wheeling Opts To Build $1 Million Bridge To Vacant Land - Chicago Daily Herald

Lombard Rejects Plan For Billboards Along I-355 - Chicago Daily Herald

How Much Do People Hate The Pop Tax? Just Ask These Political Foot Soldiers - Crain’s Chicago Business; Preckwinkle Unveils Bloated, Wasteful, Fraudulent Cook County Budget, As Soda Tax Repeal Vote Looms - Chicago Sun-TimesChicago TribuneDNA ChicagoCrain’s Chicago Business; Legalize Recreational Marijuana & Can The Hated Pop Tax, Urges Cook Co. Commissioner - Chicagoist; Soda Pop Tax In Jeopardy As Daley Flips Vote - Crain’s Chicago BusinessChicago Sun-TimesChicago Tribune

Rahm’s Magical Mystery Debt Scheme - Crain’s Chicago Business

Illinois Public Unions Looking At Likely Supreme Court Defeat Over Union Fees - Governing

Alleged Indiana Gang Member Accused Of Shooting Man In Head From Moving Vehicle - Chicago Tribune

Chiraq Report — 11 Shot, 2 Fatally, In Wednesday Gun Violence In Chicago - Chicago Sun-Times

The Costs — And Risks — Of Police Overtime Abuse - Chicago Tribune

Man Shot While Driving In Lawndale - Chicago Sun-Times

Man Shot In Bronzeville Drive-By - Chicago Sun-Times

Man Driving Stolen Car Crashes On S. State Street While Speeding, Police Say - DNA Chicago

Cops Offer $1K Reward For Info On Naperville Vehicle Theft, Burglaries - Chicago Sun-Times

Man Charged After Loaded Handgun Found During Traffic Stop In Aurora - Chicago Sun-Times

Second Gang Member On ‘Security’ Duty For Tow Company Charged With 2015 Murder - Chicago Sun-Times

Authorities Confirm Armed Suspect, Former LaSalle County Sheriff’s Deputy, Taken Into Custody After Home Invasion, Kidnapping, Car Theft - ABC 7 Chicago

Chicago Semi Driver Arrested For Driving Drunk On Indiana Toll Road - Chicago Sun-Times

Police: Motorcyclist Killed In Uptown Crash - Chicago Sun-Times

Man Gets 6 Years For Fatally Striking Woman With SUV In Austin In 2013 - Chicago Sun-Times

Family Suing Driver Who Fatally Struck 59-Year-Old Man In Oak Lawn - Chicago Sun-Times

Aurora Christian High School Junior Killed In Crash Was ‘Great Student,’ ‘Role Model’ - Chicago Tribune

Amid State Budget Stalemate, Metra’s Labor Costs Rose 32 Percent In Effort To Maintain Aging Equipment - Chicago Tribune; Metra’s Underwhelming Strategic Plan Reflects the System?s Funding Shortfall - Chicago Streetsblog

BNSF Train Delayed After Vehicle Hits Bridge Near Berwyn - Chicago Sun-Times

Court Blocks Trump’s ‘Unlawful’ Delay Of Obama Methane Leak Oil Drilling Rule - The Hill

Keystone XL Developer Cancels Two Major Canadian Pipeline Projects - The Hill

Low Information Legislators Push For Gasoline Free California - San Jose Mercury News

White House Meets With Lawmakers On Infrastructure Plan - The Hill

Report: DOT Secretary Chao Has Used Government Planes Seven Times This Year - The Hill

Hurricane Cars Declared ‘Total Losses’ by Adjusters Are Now Back on Roads - Insurance Journal

Fiat Chrysler’s September Sales Swoon - The Motley Fool

Ford CEO Outlines Tech-Heavy Future - Ward’s Auto

Consumer, Safety Groups Get Amendments To Self-Driving-Vehicle Bill - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

GM’s Self-Driving Cars Involved In Six Accidents In September - MSN Autos

Voyage Is Testing Self-Driving Cars In Retirement Communities - Tech Crunch

Is USPS Prepping For Driverless Mail Trucks - FCW

Editorial: Don’t Shut Trucks Out Of The Driverless Vehicle Future - Washington Examiner

Electric Car Makers With No Infrastructure Plan Can’t Be Taken Seriously, Says Analyst - CNBC

Putin Wants You To Buy Gasoline Cars - Newsweek

Nissan Unveils New EV Ecosystem To Offer Free Power To Owners With Vehicle-To-Grid System - Flipboard

Worried About Exhaust in Your Ford Explorer’s Cabin? Ford Might Just Buy It Back - The Truth About Cars

Does Uber Lead To Less Drunk Driving? It’s Complicated - The Verge

AAA: Technology Crammed Into Cars Worsens Driver Distraction - Chicago Sun-Times

Amazon Spooks UPS, FedEx Investors Over Fears That The Retail Giant Will Start Making Its Own Deliveries - Nightly Business Report

How A Guy Who Finds Stolen Vehicles Became A Folk Hero To Some Crime-Weary Anchorage Residents - Alaska Dispatch News

Road Rage Stories Get Worse Every Day - The Virginian Pilot

Hawaii Tells Supreme Court It Plans To Challenge New Travel Ban - The Hill

As Monopolies, Airlines Just Want To ‘Own It All’ - The Hill

Quebec Man Fights Back After Dealer Remotely Disables Car Over $200 Fee - CBC News

Airbus On Track To Fly Its Electric Aerial Taxi In 2018 - Tech Crunch


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

  1. Jeff says:

    University Study Finds Removal Of Photo Radar Had No Negative Impact On Traffic Safety – The Newspaper

    Should try that study here and see what a fraud the speed cam shakedown is.

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