Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, July 12

  • Crain’s Looks at Proposal to Create New Land at Oak/Michigan as Part of N. LSD Rehab
  • $15M Allocated for New Peterson Metra Station, But Project Still Isn’t Moving (DNA)
  • Proposal for Lakeshore East Includes 2,043 residences, 926 hotel rooms (Curbed)
  • Elburn Man Charged With DUI in Crash That Killed Brother-in-Law (Tribune)
  • Mother and 20-Month-Old Son Killed in SUV/Truck Crash in North Chicago (Tribune)
  • Red Line Rider Hit With BB or Pellet Gun While Exiting Train at 79th (ABC)
  • Average Chicago Driver Spends About 56 Hours Per Year Looking for Parking (Tribune)
  • Flooding Halts Metra Trains, Closes Roads in Lake County (Sun-Times)
  • Safety Repairs Starting This Week at Metra’s Hubbard Woods Station (Tribune)
  • Active Trans Leads a Bike Ride From Lincoln Park Conservatory to Sox Park on 7/30

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  • R.A. Stewart

    “Average Chicago Driver Spends About 56 Hours Per Year Looking for Parking.”

    What a difference usable public transportation could make. But we must not speak of such things.

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