Over the next two weeks in Illinois, the Click It or Ticket campaign to crack down on seat belt law violators and impaired drivers will run simultaneously with the month long 2nd Annual Child Passenger Safety (CPS) Technician month.
For those traveling on the Chicago Transit Authority's (CTA) Blue Line between Harlem and Rosemont and between Clark/Lake and Damen stations this weekend, be aware of boarding and exiting changes that may cause travel delays. These delays are due to maintenance activities.
Hard to believe that the Damen Blue Line Station will really be opening on time, Dec. 22, when you look at all the construction items around the entrance. The sounds of saws this morning emanating from the tracks above and the red caution tape put up along the side walk on both sides of Damen last night, gave this writer the "ah, ohs" Monday night.
First on the Active Transportation Alliance (ATA) 10 top most dangerous pedestrian intersections list in the Chicago region is Milwaukee, North and Damen and the tenth is Elston, Western and Diversey. This announcement on Tuesday came the same day as a report from the U.S. Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) about driving trends.
Students and their parents are eligible to receive student reduced fares of 75 cents to ride trains and buses on school days, according to the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA). To get the CTA student rate, parents and students need to take a few steps.