Today’s Headlines for Monday, February 6

  • Hairston, Who Used Ward Money for Free Parking, Opposes Car-Free Jackson Park Roads (DNA)
  • State Rep Dave McSweeney Proposes Legislation to Ban Red Light Cameras (IL Review)
  • SUV Driver Blows a Red Light in W. Englewood, Killing Another Motorist (Sun-Times)
  • Driver Charged With Homicide After Killing Female Pedestrian, Fleeing Scene (Sun-Times)
  • Suspect Arrested in Death of Marques Gaines, Who Was Punched, Then Run Over (DNA)
  • Woman Strikes Pedestrian in Elgin Then Drives Off Bridge Into Fox River (CBS)
  • Fulton Market Streetscape, Including Wider Sidewalks, Bumpouts, Begins This Spring (DNA)
  • “Vista” Skyscraper Is Getting Ready to Rise on East Wacker (Curbed)
  • Reilly Proposes Banning All but the Quietest Street Performers From Michigan Ave. (Tribune)
  • Meeting on Proposed Mixed-Income Housing Near Jeff Park Transit Center Thursday (DNA)

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  • Anne A

    Leslie “I’m all about the car” Hairston’s opposition to road changes in Jackson Park is no big surprise. Can enough opposition to her car-centric mindset be mobilized? I hope so.

  • Batboy

    Agree. Although she’s probably holding her hand out for some $ before agreeing to this sensible proposal.

  • No, she’s very auto-oriented. I’ve been in community meetings with her about a complete streets redesign of 55th St, and her first concern is about parking spaces.