Today’s Headlines for Thursday, November 3

  • Hit-and-Run Driver Runs Red Light In Logan Square, Killing Another Motorist (CBS)
  • Driver Sideswipes and Injures Police Officer on Bicycle in Buena Park (Sun-Times)
  • Red Line Extension Plan Raises Questions About Potential for Gentrification (Tribune)
  • South Side Supermarkets Turn Their Backs on Communities With Car-Centric Designs (SSW)
  • Emanuel Proposes New Parking Fees for Both Airports (DNA)
  • Streets of Wrigleyville Are Filled With People After Cubs World Series Victory (Tribune)
  • The Red Line Bypassed the Wrigley Field Stop During the Big Game (DNA)
  • Uber & Lyft Have Surge Pricing the Morning After World Series Win (DNA)
  • Slow Roll Holds 2 Bike Rides for Big Marsh Bike Park’s Grand Opening on Sunday

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  • Anne A

    Looking forward to the Big Marsh ride on Sunday from the Pullman Porter Museum. Who’s coming?

  • planetshwoop

    On my bike ride home yesterday, I would estimate fully 1 in 3 cars were Uber/Lyft drivers. I imagine the prospect of higher fares from the rain and the game put more drivers on the road; it also made traffic *significantly* worse.

    In theory I don’t care (I’m on a bike!) but the urge to block lanes for pick-up/drop-off was a problem as well as drivers trying to swerve right in intersections to get around the other stuck cars. Blech,