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Geek On WGN Radio 720 Tonight

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That idiot, the Parking Ticket Geek, will be on with our radio friend Mike Stephen tonight on WGN Radio 720 from 9-10 PM.

Tune in and listen to mindless banter about parking and driving issues in Chicago.

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Your transportation related headlines for Wednesday, June 15th 2016

Week-Long Jane Byrne Interchange Ramp Closures Begin Today - Chicago Sun-TimesDNA Chicago

Lack Of Illinois Budget Could Impact Drivers At The Pump - Fox 2 St. Louis

Chicago Ride-Hailing Showdown Vote Scheduled For Friday - Chicago Sun-Times‎Uber Ad Campaign

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Your transportation related headlines for Tuesday, June 14th 2016

How To Fly Flags On Flag Day During National Mourning - Chicago Tribune

Feds Say John Bills, Convicted Former CDOT Deputy Commissioner In Red Light Camera Scandal, Faces Up To 30 Years - Chicago Tribune

Gas Line Explosion Snarls Traffic In Downtown Chicago Tuesday Afternoon - CBS 2 ChicagoDNA ChicagoChicago Sun-TimesChicago Tribune

Moans, Groans, Clangs Of DuSable Bridge Lift Recorded For Tourist App - Loop North News

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Your transportation related headlines for Monday, June 13th 2016

Lake Shore Drive Bridge To Close For Four Hours Early Tuesday - Chicago Sun-Times

Jane Byrne Interchange Ramp Closures Begin Wednesday - Chicago Sun-Times‎

Argyle Street Closed Monday And Tuesday For Streetscape Work - DNA Chicago

Lakeview Vigil At Roscoe And Halsted, For Victims Of ISIS-Inspired Islamic Terrorist Attack In Orlando - WGN 9 Chicago; Gay Pride Parade Will Go On With Increased Security, Mayor Vows - Chicago Sun-Times

Zorn: Thanks, City Council, But I Am OK With Uber As Is - Chicago Tribune‎

Viaduct Homeless Get Shelter Under Pilot Program - DNA Chicago; Emanuel Urges Hospitals To Bankroll Preventive Care For Homeless - Chicago Sun-Times

City Announces Wrigley Plaza Agreement – Without Cubs - Crains Chicago Business; Emanuel Advises Cubs To Take Yes For An Answer On Wrigley Plaza - Chicago Sun-Times‎

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Your transportation related headlines for Friday, June 10th 2016

Suburban Speed Traps; See Where Out-Of-Towners Are Most Likely To Get Ticketed - Chicago Tribune‎

Parking Problems Ahead: Netflix Sense8 To Film In Uptown Saturday - DNA Chicago

Police Looking For Drunken Drivers In Bridgeport Area This Weekend - DNA Chicago

Transportation For Illinois Coalition: Illinois At Risk Of Losing 2016 Road And Infrastructure Construction Season Due To State Budget Impasse. That Will Result In Immediate Loss Of 25,000 Middle Class Jobs And Cost Taxpayers An Additional $3 Million A Day To Keep Motorists Safe Around Closed Construction Sites - Capitol Fax

Piazza Di Wrigley: How To Strike A Deal For A Public Plaza/Beer Garden - Chicago Tribune

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Your transportation related headlines for Thursday, June 9th 2016

COMMUTER ALERT: Jackson Closed Michigan To Lake Shore/Columbus Closed Monroe To Congress, Through This Weekend For Blues Fest - WLS 890 AM ChicagoChicago Sun-Times

Lincoln Avenue Ribfest This Weekend, Between Irving Park Road And Berteau - DNA Chicago

Pilsen Food Truck Social This Weekend - Pilsen Food Truck Social

Old Town Art Fair This Weekend - Old Town Art Fair

With Major Traffic Expected This Weekend - Chicago Tribune, CTA To Provide Extra Service For Weekend Events Across Chicago - Chicago Sun-Times

Towing Abuse Bill Under Review By Rauner - Chicago Tribune‎

Terrible Traffic Stretch Of Howard Street Near Target Will Be Improved - DNA Chicago

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Your transportation related headlines for Wednesday, June 8th 2016

Active Transportation Alliance Wants IDOT To Spend Money on Anything But Cars - Active Transportation Alliance

Neighbors Of West Loop To Host Community Meeting On Development June 20, To Discuss Issues Including Traffic, Parking - DNA Chicago

National Parks Service Pushes Back on Lathrop Redevelopment Plan - Curbed Chicago

Ricketts Facing Wall Of Opposition To Cubs Plans For Giant Beer Garden In Wrigleyville - Crains Chicago Business

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Your transportation related headlines for Tuesday, June 7th 2016

US Projects Record Summer Gasoline Demand Amid Low Pump Prices - Chicago Tribune‎

Wanted: Volunteer Drivers To Take Cancer Patients To Treatment In Chicagoland - CBS 2 Chicago

Active Transportation Alliance: Pedestrians Need Not Be Responsible For Their Own Safety, So Long As Insured Drivers Can Be Assigned The Blame - Active Transportation Alliance

Traffic Armageddon Is Back: Downtown Expressway Ramps To Close For More Than A Week - DNA Chicago

CDOT Planning Strikes Again: Major Commuter Route Ridge Ave. To Close 5-6 Weeks For Construction, From Bryn Mawr To Thorndale - DNA Chicago

City Stickers To Go On Sale At 12th Ward Service Office June 13 - DNA Chicago

Illinois Legislation Pending on Tracking Technology - Alton Daily News

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Your transportation related headlines for Monday, June 6th 2016

On This Day In History In 1944, The Allies Launched The Massive D-Day Invasion Of Normandy - History Channel; On This Day In History In 1933, The First Drive-In Movie Theater Opened In Camden New Jersey - History Channel

Pyke: Inflatable Rat At Tollway HQ Brings Home State Political Divide - Chicago Daily Herald

CDOT Announces Lane Closures In Roscoe Village For Sewer Work - Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Bike Advocates Argue Against Helmet Laws, Put Responsibility For Safety On Everyone Else - Chicago Reader

Neighbors Want Englewood Intersection Improved After Fatal Accident - DNA Chicago

LETTERS: Even The Playing Field For Taxis, Ride-Hailing Services; Invest In Infrastructure - Chicago Sun-Times; Sneed Exclusive: Former U.S. Attorney General Sides With Uber - Chicago Sun-Times; Letter: The Upside Of Uber - Chicago Tribune‎

Addison & Clark Demolition Date Set For June 15 Across From Wrigley Field - DNA Chicago; The Cubs And Their Castle, And How Much Beer And Wine Wrigleyville Needs - Chicago Tribune‎

Architects Exhibit On Ideas For Chicago Includes Proposals For Transportation - DNA Chicago

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Your transportation related headlines for Friday, June 3rd 2016

Water Main Work To Close Part Of Clybourn In Lincoln Park - Chicago Sun-Times‎

Lake County Offers No-Interest Amnesty For Unpaid Traffic Tickets - Chicago Tribune