Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Nature slams sprawl commutes with 7 inches of rain, closes Edens Expwy

Edens reopens as flooding stops Metra UP Northwest trains - "Flooding closed the Edens Expressway at Pratt Avenue for about three hours this morning and shut down the McHenry branch of Metra's Union Pacific Northwest Line for the entire day."

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Friday, June 21, 2013

Climate change hell is here and now. Still want cars?

Applicants line up in Calumet Park to apply for aid from the Illinois Department of Human Services for homes and businesses damaged after storms and flooding this spring. | Nausheen Husain~Sun-Times

Hundreds wait in heat for last chance at flood-relief aid - Chicago Sun-Times: "Gregory Davis spent the first few hours of the first day of summer waiting in line.

Davis, 52, who is blind, waited from 1 a.m. to about 10 a.m. Friday, one of hundreds who waited at the Family Community Resource Center in West Pullman for the last chance to get flood-relief aid for damage from this spring’s storms."