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  • Film festivals for many tastes this weekend

    Film festivals for many tastes this weekend
    We're heading into a crowded weekend for film fests in Chicago, with no fewer than three major events competing for attention. This kind of overlap is far from ideal, but then again filmgoers are a self-selecting bunch, and the three festivals on tap speak to distinct interests. I'll take a closer look at two of them, while my colleague Michael Phillips tackles the 28th Annual Chicago Latino Film Festival this week in Specialty Screenings.
  • Light Rail antics: beat down courtesy of pro wrestler Shawn Daivari and samurai vigilante - Oh my!

    Light Rail antics: beat down courtesy of pro wrestler Shawn Daivari and samurai vigilante - Oh my!
    What would you do if suddenly accosted on a light rail train by an abusive rider? Well, its not unreasonable to wish some sort of super hero to the rescue might be just the thing. How about vigilantes in the form of a pro wrestler or amateur samurai?...

    Newport News adding lights to bus stops, other features

    Newport News adding lights to bus stops, other features
    NEWPORT NEWS – The city is working to add lighting and other features to the Hampton Roads Transit bus stops in the hopes of improving safety and ridership. Of the city's 644 bus stops, only about 33 have shelters, senior planner Angela Hopkins...

    Chesapeake takes next step toward light rail without commitment

    Chesapeake takes next step toward light rail without commitment
    Chesapeake City Council agreed Tuesday to ask Hampton Roads Transit for help in finding $1.8 million for a study that would be a required part of bringing light rail to Greenbrier, The Virginian-Pilot reports. The city hasn't committed to building light...

    Hampton Roads transportation plans include proposals for more bike lanes

    Hampton Roads transportation plans include proposals for more bike lanes
    Tucked amid proposals on the Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization's list of 200 potential long-range projects for the Peninsula are about 30 proposals that focus on two-wheeled, pedal-powered vehicles. Bike lanes and trails have become...