Today’s Headlines

  • The New Flyover to Reduce Rail Congestion in Englewood Has a Controversial History (Tribune)
  • Editorial: Don’t Be Fooled — Most of Metra Fare Hike Would Go to Operations, Not New Trains (Tribune)
  • Rauner Argues That IDOT Patronage Scandal Is a Reason to Oust Quinn (Tribune)
  • State Republicans Wonder If Fired IDOT Employees Were Moved to Other Departments (Sun-Times)
  • Central Figure in Red Light Scandal Plans to Plead Guilty (Sun-Times)
  • Details on Rahm’s Proposal to Double the Number of Bike Cops (RedEye)
  • Work Set to Begin on Irving Park Streetscape With Wider Sidewalks, Better Crosswalks (DNA)
  • Wrigleyville Development With 493 Parking Spots Could Break Ground Next Spring (DNA)
  • Active Trans Is Developing a Bike Plan for West-Suburban Wayne Township (Herald)
  • 400 Lawsuits Have Been Filed Against Illinois Tollway Scofflaws (Tribune)

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  • CL

    More bike cops are a great idea. You get many of the benefits of foot patrol, but with more speed. I often see residents in my neighborhood approaching the bike cops to tell them about what is going on in the neighborhood.