Today’s Headlines for Friday, October 14

  • $30M in ITEP Grants Announced, Including Many Useful Bike/Ped Projects (Ride IL)
  • Sign Active Trans Vision Zero Call to Action to Lobby City to Prevent Hit-and-Runs
  • Medill Reports Looks at the Current Push to Prevent Bike Fatalities in Chicago
  • Man Jumps on Car Hood to Stop Hit-and-Run Driver in Riverside (Tribune)
  • Ex-Cop Charged With DUI: I Only Wanted to Taste the Eggnog (Tribune)
  • Metra Board to Weigh Alternatives to 8.5% Fare Increase (Sun-Times)
  • Chicago Attorney Files Suit Claiming Uber Discriminates Against the Disabled (Crain’s)
  • Activists Take Over LSD to Protest Alleged Plan to Remove Uptown Tents (Tribune)
  • LA Wonders Why Its Bike-Share Isn’t as Popular as Citibike and Divvy (LA Times)
  • RedEye Publishes a Reader’s Pretty Good Poem About the CTA
  • Leaders Debate the Transportation Lockbox Amendment 10/26 at YPT Chicago Social

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