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MAYOR'S MOTORCADE RUNS RED… AGAIN: City cameras also catch Emanuel's security driving the wrong way. ABC7 6 & 10pm. pic.twitter.com/mY5BgugRqB
— Ben Bradley (@BenBradleyABC7) April 20, 2015
ABC 7′s Ben Bradley is reporting that Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s motorcade was caught running a red light by a red light camera–again.
The Mayor, a strong proponent of both red light and speed cameras, has had his motorcade caught nearly 20 times breaking the law.
Each time ABC 7 reports on it, he pledges to make sure it doesn’t happen again.
Watch ABC 7 at 6 and 10 PM for the full story.
Your transportation related headlines for Monday, April 20th, 2015
NFL draft street closures start Tuesday night (DNA Chicago)
Uber driver shoots at gunman who fired into Logan Square crowd (ABC 7 Chicago)
Truck driver in fatal crash Aurora crash to be sentenced today (Daily Herald)
Your transportation related headlines for Friday, April 17th, 2015
Exposing the faux outrage of militant cyclists (beezodogsplace.com)
Unwarranted hysteria over Kinzie Street bike lane relocation (beezodogsplace.com)
Latest kerfuffle over the Kinzie Street bike lane is part of its long history of problems (DNA Chicago)
Streetsbloggers up in arms over Kinzie Street bike relocation (Chicago Streetsblog)
Your transportation related headlines for Thursday, April 16th, 2015
Alderman Reilly (42nd Ward) demands that CDOT honor the agreement it made, to relocate Kinzie Street protected bike lanes for Wolf Point project (Chicago Sun Times)
City starts work on Loop BRT lanes (DNA Chicago)
West Town drivers say they got street sweeping tickets on the wrong day (DNA Chicago)
Your transportation related headlines for Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
CDOT employee pleads guilty to stealing $750,000 in permit funds (Chicago Tribune)
Paparazzi photographer arrested, after hit and run accident in parking garage with Ryan Reynolds (Good Morning America)
Cabbie gets award, cash and medallion for service to disabled passengers (CBS 2 Chicago)
Local students win cars through Operation Click safety program (Daily Herald)
Your transportation related headlines for Tuesday, April 14th, 2015
With a shitty, douchey ad campaign like this, we don?t have to worry about tourists jamming our streets this summer (DNA Chicago)
GM ignition switch death claim total rises to 84 (Wall Street Journal)
Rogers Park man tries to drive off garage in suicide attempt (Chicago Tribune)
That video portraying the daring getaway of a Jeep owner escaping the hook and thwarting a tow truck’s attempt to tow it away has been all over the news the past week or so.
Which makes it a good excuse to discuss tips on preventing your vehicle from being towed.
First, don’t be stupid.
What we mean is, don’t park in places where there’s the possibility of being towed.
Your transportation related headlines for Monday, April 13th, 2015
NFL draft to bring more traffic gridlock to the South Loop – time to investigate Lower Wacker as alternate (Chicago Tribune)
Mega Bus crash in Indiana is that state’s fourth since October (Chicago Tribune)
Your transportation related headlines for Friday, April 10th, 2015
Rahm re-elected, and the first plague – blood in the water – shows up right on cue (Chicago Tribune)
Downside of driverless cars – motion sickness (USA Today)
Cab driver charged with assault of 2 passengers he kicked out of his cab (Chicago Sun Times)
Your transportation related headlines for Thursday, April 9th, 2015
Neighbors debate traffic and parking issues in connection with Kennedy/North Avenue development (DNA Chicago)