Today’s Headlines

  • Chicagoland to Get $25.6 Million to Build Off-Street Trails (Tribune, Daily Herald)
  • Claypool Says Public-Private Partnership Will Be Part of the Funding for Red Line Extension (Sun-Times)
  • Freedman Seating to Provide Chairs for 300 to 450 new CTA Buses (RedEye, NBC)
  • Homer Glenn to Widen 159th But Wants It Walkable And Bike-Friendly (Southtown)
  • Illinois Appellate Court Rules Red Light Cameras Are Legal in Illinois (DNA)
  • An Analysis of the CTA’s Fare Hikes (MPC)
  • CDOT to Make Pedestrian Safety Improvements at 24th Place and Canal (DNA)
  • City Sees 2.4% Growth in CTA Ridership (Tribune, Sun-Times, Chicagoist, WBEZ)
  • LaHood’s Investments in Illinois High-Speed Rail and O’Hare Expansion Have Yet to Bear Fruit (Tribune)
  • Architecture By Design Holds Placemaking Competition (Gapers Block)

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  • Anonymous

    Wait, am I reading the Trib article right?
    “The North Shore Channel Trail, $979,600 awarded for construction of a pedestrian bridge near the Lincoln Village shopping center and Hood Avenue.”

    That’s where the crossing should be to extend the trail across Lincoln near Kedzie, right? Thrilling if they’re doing that.

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