Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, November 16

  • CTA Expected to Pass Budget With No Fare Increases or Service Cuts Today (Tribune)
  • Not Surprising: With Limited Hours, Lincoln Bus Pilot Has Low Ridership (DNA)
  • At Least 4 People Injured After Police Chase Ends With a Crash in Gresham (Tribune)
  • Trucker Pleads Guity to 5 Homicide Counts for 2014 Will County Crash (Tribune)
  • A New Theory About Why CTA Bus Ridership Is Falling (City Notes)
  • Did Chicago Deserve to Be Ranked the Top U.S. Bike City by Bicycling? (Klest)
  • Children’s Memorial Developer Fails to Save White Elephant Facade (Curbed)
  • WBC Presents “The Early History of Women’s Cycling in Chicago” on 12/3 at BFF Bikes
  • Strong Towns’ Chuck Marohn Will Appear at CMAP Panel on 12/6 in Aurora

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