Today’s Headlines for Friday, January 20

  • Chicago Gets Ready for 50K Trump Protesters in the Loop for Women’s March (Tribune)
  • CTA Promotes Itself as “Convenient & Affordable” Way to Get to the Demonstration (Chicagoist)
  • Leaders Respond to Trump; Rahm, Tammy Say Infrastructure May Be Common Ground (Reader)
  • Springfield Stalemate May Kill Plan to Widen I-55 (Crain’s)
  • Suburban Bloomingdale Officer Dies in Crash While Responding to a Call (Tribune)
  • DUI Crackdown on Lake Shore Drive This Weekend (DNA)
  • SSA Money Will Be Spent on Private Security for Broadway, Sheffield in Lakeview (DNA)
  • OakPark.com Looks at Automated Enforcement Along Harlem Avenue
  • State Republicans Propose Replacing Thompson Center With 115-Story Skyscraper (Curbed)
  • Activists: Cleaning Up the Public Way Has Multiple Benefits for Poor Neighborhoods (DNA)
  • Rogers Park Woman Offers $1K Reward for Ring She Lost on the ‘L’ (DNA)
  • Toronzo Cannon Is a CTA Bus Driver by Day, Bluesman by Night (Tribune)

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