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Today’s Headlines

  • New 88-Floor Skyscraper on E. Wacker Likely to Raise Concerns About Congestion (Tribune)
  • Wicker Park Committee Endorses Plan for Parking-Lite Apartment Building on Division (DNA)
  • Lincoln Park Hotel Plans to Double the Number of Rooms, Add More Parking (DNA)
  • Late-Night Lane Closures on Kennedy & Ike for Harrison Bridge Construction (Expired Meter)
  • MPC’s Yonah Freemark Discusses Local Transportation Issues on “In the Loop” TV Show
  • John Proposes More Road Diets & BRT Routes for Chicago in a Crain’s Op-Ed Piece
  • Vintage Photos of CTA’s Morse Avenue Station (DNA)
  • Calendar Featuring Cabbies in “Sexy” Poses Will Raise Money for Lawsuit Against City (DNA)
  • Critical Lass” Women’s Ride Meets at 6 p.m. Tonight at Christkindlmarket (Ding Ding)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Metra Will Funnel Crowds Through Union Station’s Great Hall During Special Events (Tribune)
  • Businesses Have Left Fullerton/Damen/Elston in Advance of Street Reconfiguration (DNA)
  • Track Fire Near Logan Square Stop Delays Blue Line (Tribune)
  • First Phase of Devon Streetscape Is Nearly Completed (DNA)
  • Petition Against Veteran’s Housing in Humboldt Cites Density, Parking as Concerns (DNA)
  • Rogers Park Business Alliance Will Stop Using SSA Money to Subsidize Customers’ Parking (DNA)
  • City Will Try Do-It-Yourself Denver Boot Removal Program (Sun-Times)
  • CTA Needs to Teach Bus Drivers How to Share the Road With Cyclists (Kevenides)
  • Active Trans Visits Bikes N’ Roses Bike Ed Center in Albany Park
  • Come on and Take a Free Ride: CTA Waiving Fares on New Year’s Eve (RedEye)
  • Lakeview Chamber Handing Out Gift Cards at CTA Stops Tonight & Tomorrow (RedEye)

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Today’s Headlines

  • CDOT Reaches For “Low-Hanging Fruit” in Museum Campus Plan: Divvy, Shuttle Buses, Cabs (Crain’s)
  • Updated Maps Show How Chicago Neighborhoods Commuted in 2013 (Transitized)
  • Trib Readers Demand More Potties at Union Station (Tribune)
  • Millennium Park Cycle Center Asks: Where Should We Build Next? (Chainlink)
  • CTA, Pace, Metra Sign $5.4 Million Contract With Cubic For Ventra App (PRWeb)
  • Kamin: “Meandering Pathways, Undulating Topography” Among Maggie Daley Park’s Charms (Tribune)
  • No Drive-Thru Here: Even McDonald’s Opening Office in Transit-Rich River North (Crain’s)
  • CTA Tests Out New Rat Poison (ABC)
  • MTV’s “Real World” Says CTA “Really Easy to Work With,” Really Shows Off Divvy (Tribune)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Quigley: $1.1 Trillion in New Federal Spending Will Help Chicago Transit Projects (Tribune)
  • Metra Pushing for $1 Billion Project to Address Bottleneck on SW Side (Daily Herald)
  • The Engineering Firm Behind the LSD Overhaul Specializes in Road Expansion (Transitized)
  • 17-Year-Old Pedestrian Critically Injured in Hinsdale Metra Crash (Tribune)
  • Metra Service Suspended After Allegedly Drunk Trucker Crashes Into Electrical Pillar (Tribune)
  • Officer, Civilian Injured in Back of the Yards Crash (RedEye)
  • UIC’s Obama Library Proposal Calls for Capping the Ike (DNA)
  • CTA Is Donating 30 Retired Buses to Downstate Transit Systems (CBS)
  • During Damen Stop Closure, Merchants Have Learned How Important ‘L’ Is for Sales (DNA)
  • Etiquette Education Would Go a Long Way Towards Making Lakefront Trail Safer (Chicagoist)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Emanuel, Quinn Break Ground on Wilson Red Line Station Reconstruction (NBC)
  • Wilson Improvements Will Include New System to Minimize Train Track Noise (RedEye)
  • Driver Leaving Parking Lot Fatally Strikes Woman in Wicker Park (RedEye)
  • West Chicago Man Held on Bond After DUI Crash That Killed Father of 2 (CBS)
  • Police Investigating Alleged Rape of a Customer By Local Uber Driver (DNA)
  • Lastest Target of a Crash-and-Grab Burglary Is a Marquette Park Pawn Shop (DNA)
  • Chinatown Vision Plan Calls for Fixing Dangerous Intersections (DNA)
  • Ordinance Requiring Higher Ethanol Levels at Gas Stations Passes in Committee (Tribune)
  • Delays on Milwaukee District / West Line After Derailment Near Bensenville (NBC)
  • Study: Chicago Transit Riders Spend About a Half Hour A Day Waiting for Buses & Trains (Tribune)
  • Chicago Velo Campus Plans to Close Velodrome, Marcus Moore Wants to Save It (Newcity)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cook County Board May Cut a $41K Check to Pay Tickets for County Employees (Tribune)
  • Two Killed After Driver Crashes SUV Into Tree in Bucktown (CBS)
  • Strangers Have Been Reaching Out to Help Boy Who Lost Leg in Metra Crash (Tribune)
  • Chicago Needs More Miles of Protected Bike Lanes (Keating)
  • Active Trans Launches Petition for Separating Pedestrians & Cyclists on Lakefront Trail
  • After High Winds Delayed Installation, 606′s Milwaukee Bridge Arch Is Finally in Place (DNA)
  • Gazette’s Holiday Wish That Ashland BRT Will Be Kiboshed Is Naughty, Not Nice
  • IDOT Explains Why They Shut Down Lanes During Rush Hour for Graffiti Removal (Tribune)
  • Not Phair! Winnetkans Upset About Losing Ticket Agent at Local Metra Station (Tribune)
  • Parking Will Be Removed on Clark to Make Room for Peds on Massive Bar Crawl (DNA)
  • Video: A Mail Carrier Nearly Delivers a Right-Hook to Kevenides in Kinzie PBL
  • Yee-ha! Heritage Bicycles Is Opening Up an Outpost in Music City (Nashville Post)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Green Line’s Cermak Stop Opening Delayed Until Next Spring (RedEye)
  • State Legislators Pass Compromise Bill to Regulate Ride-Sharing (Sun-Times)
  • Man Charged With DUI, Shot by Police at Hospital After He Allegedly Pulled a Gun (Tribune)
  • Woman Dies After Crashing Car Into a Fence in the East Side Neighborhood (Tribune)
  • Witnesses Describe the Metra Crash That Took 11-Year-Old Boy’s Leg (Tribune)
  • Security Footage Saves the Day After Cops Blame Victim in Bike Crash (Kevenides)
  • BeMyDD Service Promises to Get Drunks & Their Cars Home Safely (DNA)
  • NerdWallet: Chicago Uber Drivers Have to Make 8 Trips a Week to Pay Car Ownership Costs
  • Rahm Vs. Nature: A Graph of 311 Requests for Pothole Patching
  • Why Do “Hipsters” Love Heritage Bikes? (Crain’s)
  • The CTA Tattler, Um, Tattles on a Shell Game Operator

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Today’s Headlines

  • State Lawmakers Overturn Quinn’s Veto of Interstate Speed Limit Hike (Tribune)
  • CTA Plans Tours of Vacant Station Storefronts to Attract Businesses (DNA)
  • Is the Finkl Site Redevelopment an Opportunity to Extend The 606 East? (Curbed)
  • 11-Year-Old Boy Lost Leg in Blue Island Metra Crash (ABC)
  • Driver Crashes Into Arlington Heights Home (Tribune)
  • Concrete Already Falling Off Belmont Overpass, Slated for Demolition (DNA)
  • Alderman Who Killed the Independence Blvd. PBLs Not Seeking Reelection (Tribune)
  • Riders Give the CTA Holiday Bus Rave Reviews (Sun-Times)
  • Holiday Train Visits the Brown Line This Week (DNA)
  • Chinatown Vision Plan Will Be Unveiled Monday, 5:30, at 2216 S. Wentworth (DNA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Editorial: High “Stop for Peds” Sign Damage Rate Means Drivers Should Slow Down (Tribune)
  • Average Gas Price in the Region Currently Under $3 a Gallon and Falling (Tribune)
  • Driver Dies After Speeding in Reverse Across the Lakefront Trail & Into the Lake (Tribune)
  • Park District Truck Slides From Icy Section of Lakefront Trail Into the Water (ABC)
  • Businesses Evacuated After Gas Line Struck During Damen Station Work (DNA)
  • Police: Pickpocketers Have Been Targeting North Side CTA Stops (DNA)
  • IDOT Awards UIC $5.5 Million to Develop Driver Info Websites (Expired Meter)
  • Customer Data Breach Reported at Ten Local Garages (DNA)
  • Snow Zone Parking Ban Kicked in Today (RedEye)
  • New App Tries to Answer Question: “Is It Cheaper to Take a Cab or UberX?” (DNA)
  • CTA Holiday Train Started Running on the Green Line Last Week (Tattler)
  • Cook Transpo Plan Open Houses This Week, Including Thursday in the Loop (Tribune)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Emanuel & Claypool Tout CTA Achievements at City Club Appearance (Sun-Times)
  • Kane County Planning DUI Crackdown for “Black Wednesday” — A Big Drinking Night (Tribune)
  • Motorist Who Killed Mother of 3 While High Gets 24 Years in Prison (Tribune)
  • Release Denied for Driver Who Led Police on Chaotic Chase Around Lake County (Tribune)
  • After Saturday’s LSD Crash, Should Divvy Post Warnings to Stay Off Highways? (DNA)
  • News Flash: Pre-Thanksgiving Evening Rush Is a Lousy Time to Drive (RedEye)
  • Winter Overnight Parking Ban Starts Monday (DNA)
  • Wabash Lights ‘L’ Illumination Project Ready to Start Fundraising (Newcity)
  • Tasty Breakfasts That Kids Can Eat on the Cargo Bike Ride to School (Chicargobike)
  • John & Steven’s Holiday Gift Suggestions for Transpo Fans (Newcity)

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