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Your transportation related headlines for Tuesday, June 13th 2017.

Former Ald. Bernard ‘Berny’ Stone, Who Once Proposed A Spite Wall Along Howard Street Between Chicago And Evanston, To Be Honored With 50th Ward Park - DNA Chicago

After Water Main Contractor Apologizes To Aldermen For Slow, Slipshod Work/Traffic Hazards, Hearing Canceled - Chicago Sun-Times

WOOF! Dog Jumps Into Lake Michigan To Flee Car Crash, Has To Be Rescued By Police - DNA Chicago

MCA Neighbors Complain About Traffic, Noise And Odors - Chicago Tribune

Changes To Garbage Collection Day: Heads Up North Lincoln Square - DNA Chicago

As Drivers Suffer Through Endless Summer Road Construction, Snowflake Cyclists Are In Full Entitlement Panic Over Archer Avenue Work That Has Put Holes In The Bike Lane - Chainlink

A Look At River North’s Construction Boom - Curbed Chicago

Chicago-Based Shipbob Raises $17.5 Million To Help Small Businesses Ship Stuff Faster - Chicago Tribune

Arlington Heights Increases Parking Fees - Chicago Daily Herald

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Your transportation related headlines for Monday, June 12th 2017.

CDOT Will Seek To Roll Out More Crooked Speed Cameras, Establish Draconian Lower Speed Limits To Boost Camera Revenue, Cut Traffic Lanes For Maximum Vehicle Gridlock, Remove Scarce Parking Spots, And Deploy Untested, Unconstitutional, Privacy-Invading Textalyzer Technology, In An All-Out ‘Vision Zero’ Total War On Cars - Chicago Sun-TimesChicago TribuneChicago StreetsblogActive Transportation Alliance; Leave It To Rahm/CDOT To Embrace An Ill-Conceived Anti-Car Campaign — One That Has Both Harassed New York Drivers And Totally Failed To Increase Traffic Safety In New York City

West Town Car Haters Want A Road Diet To Turn Already Crowded Chicago Avenue Into A Bike Path, Permanently Gridlocking Rush Hour Car Traffic - DNA Chicago

State’s Attorney Fox Will Not Prosecute Drivers With Suspended Or Revoked License Unless They Have 4 Convictions - Second City Cop; Foxx Wants To Hand Out ‘Get Out Of Jail Free’ Cards To The ‘Non-Violent’ Scumbags Who Stole Your Car/Bike, Robbed Your Apartment, Or Swiped Your Cell Phone - DNA Chicago

Lake County Offering Amnesty For Unpaid Traffic Fines - Chicago Daily Herald

IL Officials Warn That Expected Hot Weather Could Damage Roads - WGN 9 Chicago

Former Terrorist Bomber Booed At NY Puerto Rican Parade – Unrepentant Murderer Will Lead Chicago’s Puerto Rican Parade This Saturday

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Your transportation related headlines for Friday, June 9th 2017.

Rahm Says No Again To Cubs Demand For Street Closures - Chicago Sun-Times

Here’s When You Don’t Want To Be On The Road - CBS News

The Bright Side Of Chicago’s Population Skid - Chicago Sun-Times

Governor Scott Walker Ties Wisconsin Tolling To Hitting Up Illinoisans, Others At State Line - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; Indiana Begins Tolling Study - The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Police To Crack Down On Drunken Drivers On The Southeast Side This Weekend - DNA Chicago

‘The Rock’ Movie Filming To Close Downtown Streets This Weekend - Chicago Sun-Times

Ribfest On Lincoln Avenue This Weekend - DNA Chicago

Loop Garage Is Open Air Strip Club - Chicago Sun-Times

Pilsen Food Truck Fest This Weekend - DNA Chicago

14 Food Trucks To Try In Chicago This Summer - Redeye

Get Yourself On A Boat: The Best Booze Cruises In Chicago - Redeye

Obama Wants Even More Land For A Garage At His Bloated Ego Complex — With Taxpayers Paying The Freight - DNA Chicago

Rahm Using Bike Lanes As Excuse To Roust Homeless Under LSD Viaducts - CBS 2 Chicago

Evanston Adds Bike Lane Signals - Evanston Now

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Your transportation related headlines for Thursday, June 8th 2017.

Viral Video Kindness: Woman Helps Blind Cubs Fan Hail A Cab - ABC 7 Chicago

City Makes Wrigley Security Demands Of The Cubs — For A Change — Refuses Ricketts’ Demands To Close/Privatize Area Streets For Rickets Revenue Bonanza - Chicago Sun-Times

Uber From Chicago To NY: 9 Hours, 560 Miles, $632.08 — And A $300 Tip - Chicago Sun-Times

North Side Aldermen Turn Up The Heat On Water Main Contractor Over Slow Work, Street Hazards - Chicago Sun-Times

DUI Patrols To Set Up In Englewood This Weekend - DNA Chicago

June 14 Gladstone Park Community Meeting On Proposal To Install Red-Light - Nadig Newspapers

Midsommarfest On Clark St. In Andersonville This Weekend - Midsommarfest; Chicago Festivals This Weekend: June 8-11 - Redeye

U. of C. Expands Convocation To 2 Days With Major Street Closings Saturday - DNA Chicago

Procto Joe Moreno Abusing His Aldermanic Power In Feud With Landlord - DNA Chicago

Muddy Waters Mural Dedication In The Loop - Chicago Sun-Times

Rahm Shakes Down Loop Developers, Shamelessly Hands Out Cash Bribes For Votes - Chicago Tribune

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Your transportation related headlines for Wednesday, June 7th 2017.

Metra Adds Extra Lines For Blues Fest & Spring Awakening; Uber Will Offer Rides From Stations - Patch

Parking Battle Brewing Under CTA L Tracks - ABC 7 Chicago

50 New Homes With Two Car Garages Will Restart Huge Project On Near West Side - DNA Chicago

Edgewater Alderman Raises Concerns About Overpriced Transit Oriented Development - DNA Chicago

New Plan For Pilsen’s Huge Vacant Lot Is Coming As Group Plans Protest - DNA Chicago

Input Sought For Master Plan For Jefferson Park Infrastructure - Nadig Newspapers

Aiming to Stop New Nail Salons, Bridgeport Alderman Seeks Rules For Halsted - DNA Chicago

Old Town, Wells Street Art Fairs Prepare To Go Head To Head - DNA Chicago

Ravenswood Farmers Market Kicks Off With Food Trucks, Live Music And More - DNA Chicago

Artist Transforms Her Morgan Park Garage Into Gallery - DNA Chicago

Chicago Based Sparkl Can Wash Your Filthy Car In Your Own Garage - Chicago Tribune

Vandalism Or Good Clean Fun — Sudsy Prank Doesn’t Harm Fountain, Expert Says - DNA Chicago

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Your transportation related headlines for Tuesday, June 6th 2017.

Expect Traffic Headaches Downtown This Weekend For Blues Festival In Millennium Park

Adams Street Bridge To Close Daily Through Friday - Chicago Sun-Times

Viaduct Work Needed On North Side, But Where Will Homeless Go - Chicago Sun-Times

After Presiding Over Creation Of Giant $1B Infrastructure Tax Theft Fund, Rahm Disses Trump On Infrastructure - Chicago Sun-Times

S. Lakefront Is Backdrop For Mercedes Ad Spot - DNA Chicago

Want More Trees On Your Block — Apply By June 15 For An Openlands Grant - DNA Chicago

36th Ward To Vote On Infrastructure Projects - DNA Chicago

Chuy Plays The Race Card In Jefferson Park Housing Dispute; Insists That CHA Project Be Dumped On The Neighborhood With No Community Input - Chicago Tribune

West Town School To Be Converted To Apartments, Parking Garage To Be Added - Curbed Chicago

A Look At Lincoln Park Historic Streetscape - DNA Chicago

A ‘Road Rage’ Story About White Sox Announcer Jimmy Piersall - Chicago Sun-Times

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Your transportation related headlines for Monday, June 5th 2017.

Illinois Gas Prices Lowest In 12 Years For Start Of Summer Road Trip Season - Chicago Tribune

Taxi Industry In Chicago Is Playing On Uneven Field - Chicago Sun-Times; Taxi Union Wants Chicago To Waive A Tax And Fee In The Age Of Uber And Lyft - Chicago Tribune

Red-Light Cameras Didn’t Make Irving Park & Kedzie Safer, Can Turn Arrow - DNA Chicago

Crane Installation To Close Ontario Street In Gold Coast This Weekend - Chicago Sun-Times

New Torrence Avenue Bridge On South Side Completed Ahead Of Schedule - CBS 2 Chicago

Reactions Mixed To Removal Of Cement Planters On Madison Street In West Loop - Gazette Chicago

Bill Regulating School Buses Heads To Rauner’s Desk - Illinois Policy Institute

Near North Side Building Evacuated After Loud Noises, Smoking Manhole - DNA Chicago

Dixon Man Jumps Into Moving Car To Save Driver Having A Seizure - Chicago Sun-Times

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Your transportation related headlines for Friday, June 2nd 2017.

12 Red-Light Cameras Turned Off; City Says They Did Nothing To Stop Crashes - DNA Chicago; City’s Bought And Paid For Junk Science Study Couldn’t Justify These Locations; But Crooked Speed Cams Are Still Active!

Adams Street Bridge In Loop Will Close For Painting Monday - Chicago Sun-Times

Puerto Rican Terrorist From Chicago Steps Down From New York Parade After Sponsors Back Out - Chicago Tribune

Trump/Climate Protests Downtown This Weekend - Chicagoist

Is Chicago’s Cab Industry On The Way Out - Chicago Sun-Times

Driverless Car Bill Stalls In Illinois - NBC 5 Chicago

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Your transportation related headlines for Thursday, June 1st 2017.

Illinois Senate Approves Plan To Make Voter Registration Automatic For Residents Seeking New Or Renewed Driver’s License - Chicago Tribune

Meeting Next Tuesday On North LSD Improvements - Northern Terminus Traffic Study

Filming To Close South Side Streets Thursday And Friday - Chicago Sun-Times

CDOT Installing More Traffic Clogging Bike Lanes For The 1% Of Chicagoans Who Commute By Bike - Chicago Streetsblog

Bike Lanes Take Away Six Corners Parking Spots - Nadig Newspapers

And More Tacky Street Junk Taking Up Scarce Parking Spaces In Logan Square - Chicago Streetsblog

Taxpayer Subsidized Active Transportation Alliance Using Tragic Accidents To Push Its Goofy Anti-Car Jihad - Active Transportation Alliance

Rauner Being Urged To Sign Bike Safety Bill - Ride Illinois

NW Side Furniture Store Fire Closes Milwaukee Avenue - ABC 7 Chicago

Would Anti-Gentrification Plan Kill Construction Around The 606 - Crain’s Chicago Business; Daylong Block Party Celebrates The 606′s 3rd Birthday Saturday - DNA Chicago

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Your transportation related headlines for Wednesday, May 31st 2017.

LINCOLN PARK PIRATES TAKE A CANNONBALL SHOT TO THE POOPDECK!!! — TIME TO YANK LINCOLN TOWING’S BUSINESS LICENSE, STATE REGULATORS TELL JUDGE - DNA Chicago

Wisniewski: As Road Rage Rises, Experts Give Reasons For Behavior, Tips For Staying Cool - Chicago Tribune

Feds Send O’Hare Bypass Feud Between Tollway, Railroad To Mediators - Chicago Daily Herald

Tribune: Chicago’s Anti-Business Climate, Taxes, Crime, Are Behind Population Plunge - Chicago Tribune

Ed Burke’s Ethics Enema - Chicago Sun-Times

IL House Advances Plan To Allow Illinois To Sell Thompson Center; Rauner Objects - Chicago Tribune

Obama Wants To Close Cornell Avenue For His Half Billion Dollar Monument To Himself — Who Will Pay For That - Crain’s Chicago Business

Meeting On Jefferson Park Master Plan For Infrastructure, Transportation Projects Set For June 19 - Nadig Newspapers

Citing Traffic Concerns, Neighbors And Aldermen Reject Noble Square Project - DNA Chicago

Colorful Loop Traffic Jam An ’Electric Dream’ - DNA Chicago

D’Oh! A Deer! - Bambi Goes For Dip In Lake Michigan At Montrose Beach - DNA Chicago