Today’s Headlines for Monday, November 16

  • In the Wake of Paris Attacks, Heightened Security on Local Trains (ABC)
  • CMAP Land Use Committee Approves Rte. 53 Report for a Second Time (Tribune)
  • Pedestrian Dies 2 Days After Being Struck by a Driver in Stone Park (Sun-Times)
  • Amtrak Adding 8 Extra Illinois Runs for Thanksgiving Travel Period (Amtrak in the Heartland)
  • Good Investment, Eh? Canadian Pension Funds Buying Skyway Concession for $2.8B (Tribune)
  • Despite Neighbors’ Fears of Traffic Woes, Tunney Breaks Ground on New Whole Foods (DNA)
  • Wealthy Mundelein Couple Offers to Pay for Widening Street by Their House (Daily Herald)
  • Bikes Donated in the Suburbs Offered as a Reward for CPS Honor Students (Daily Herald)
  • Protected Intersection at Wash/Frank on BRT Corridor Is Almost Complete (CDOT Bikes)
  • New Bike Corrals Installed in Albany Park & Lakeview (CDOT Bikes)
  • Michigan Avenue Office buildings Circulate Petition to Ban Bucket Boys (DNA)
  • Sentencing Hearing Tomorrow for Driver Who Killed Cyclist Hector Avalos (Chainlink)

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  • duppie

    The Mundelein article sounds like a gentrification issue, just like those that are common across Chicago, except that all poeple impacted are white and likely well-off.

  • The Edgewater bike corrals (found in the feed of the CDOT Bikes facebook group) are actually — gasp — functional for locking up bikes! The special neighborhood branding didn’t crud up their structure! Be still my beating heart.