Today’s Headlines

  • CDOT Announces Bike Share System, Called “Divvy” Will Launch This Spring (Tribune)
  • Illinois Senate Votes for School Bus Safety Cameras; Drivers Whine (Tribune, Expired Meter)
  • Lawsuit Over Fatal 2012 Megabus Crash (Tribune)
  • Ashland Overpass at Pershing Slated for Demolition (DNA)
  • Driver Shot to Death in West Pullman, Crashes Into House (Tribune)
  • Motorist Exposes Himself, Then Runs Over Man in Niles Parking Lot (Sun-Times)
  • After Multiple Cases of Cars Smashing Into Storefronts, Hinsdale Considers Bollards (Tribune)
  • No Surprise: Property Values Are Higher Near Transit Stations (Medill)
  • Veteran Cab Driver Lobbies for Fare Increase (Sun-Times)
  • Bloomingdale Murals Will Be Removed Due to Lead Paint Concerns (DNA)

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    The CDOT link under the first headline does not work

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