Today’s Headlines for Friday, December 4

RTA Chief Dillard: Investment in Transit Are Key to the Region’s Future (Sun-Times)

How Much Do Safety Infrastructure Improvements Cost? (DNA)

Rauner & State Dems Reach Deal to Release Gas Tax Revenue to Municipalities (Tribune)

Man Dies After Running After CTA Bus, Cause of Death Not Yet Known (Tribune)

MADD Endorses Law Allowing DUI Offenders to Drive With Breath-Lock Ignition (IL News Network)

Letter: Revenue From Traffic Cams Should Be Used to Address Pension Crisis (Tribune)

What Effect Will More Than 1K New Units Have on Logan Square’s Future? (DNA)

Accusations of Fraud in Signature Collecting Kill Plan for Jeff Park SSA (DNA)

Developments Planned Near ‘L’ Stations in West Loop, Clybourn Corridor (CRED)

More Tech Companies Are Moving to Goose Island (Curbed)

Chicagoland Gas Prices Have Fallen to About $2 a Gallon (Tribune)

Uber & Lyft Will Offer Free Rides After Huge Wrigleyville Bar Crawls (DNA)

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