Today’s Headlines for Tuesday August 15

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  • CTA Trains Stopped at Fullerton After Body Discovered on Tracks (Tribune)
  • City Is Working to Integrate Divvy and Ventra Payment Systems (Sun-Times)
  • Emanuel Cuts the Final Ribbon on the Fullerton/Damen/Elston “Hotdog” Bypass Project (DNA)
  • Wall Street Journal Looks at How a Hedge Fund Billionaire Funded Lakefront Trail Improvements
  • McDonald’s “Vendor Village” TOD With Space for 1K Workers, 40 Cars, Breaking Ground (Curbed)
  • People Who Park Cars at Vernon Hills Metra Station Will Be Able to Pay Via an App (Tribune)
  • Bike to the Marktown Centennial Celebration 8/18 8 AM From the Spoke & Bird Cafe
  • “Bike the Eclipse” Ride 8/21 12:30 PM From Buckingham Fountain (Active Trans)
  • Rogers Park Business Alliance Hosts at Forum on TODs on 8/23 7 PM at 7212 N. Clark (Ald. Moore)

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Today’s Headlines for Monday, August 14

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  • Police Search for Hit-and-Run Driver Who Killed Dominique Wilbourn, 39, in Chatham (Tribune)
  • Suicide Prevention Signs Will Be Installed on Metra Platforms (NBC)
  • Chicagoans Take Over the Streets in Support of Charlottesville (Tribune, Chicagoist)
  • SlutWalk Protest Marked by 5 Arrests, Conflicts Between Zionists & Anti-Zionists (Chicagoist)
  • If They Build 20K New Homes on the S. Works Sites, Will They Be Able to Sell Them? (Crain’s)
  • Controversial TOD at 2340 N. California in Logan Is Finally Breaking Ground (Curbed)
  • More Bikeways Are Coming to Evanston (Active Trans)
  • Special Amtrak Service to Carbondale for Eclipse Viewing Sells Out in 22 Hours (Bloomberg)
  • Drone Footage of the Andersonville Water Tower Installation (Curbed)
  • Slow Roll Ride to Obama Center Transportation Wed. 8/16 5 PM From Bronzeville Bike Box

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Today’s Headlines for Friday, August 11

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  • MPC: Failing Transportation Infrastructure Highlights the Need to Invest Now
  • Police: Chicago Heights Man Stole 2 Vehicles, Struck a Pedestrian Before Being Shot in NW Indiana (NWI)
  • 2 Injured, 1 Critically, After Driver Crashes Into Central Park Pink Line Station (CBS)
  • Worker’s Hand Crushed While He Was Changing a Tire on CTA Bus Near Grant Park (CBS)
  • Homeless Coalition Threatens to Sue Over Plan for Sidewalk Bike Lanes in Uptown Viaducts (Tribune)
  • What’s the Best Way to Address Reckless Driving, Bike Lane Parking by Ride-Share Drivers? (Chainlink)
  • There’s Been a Rash of Bike Thefts at the Lincoln Square Athletic Club (Chainlink)
  • After a Decade, Andersonville’s Iconic Water Tower Is Replaced by a Replica (Curbed)
  • Chicago Serves SNL Star Rachel Dratch With a Parking Ticket — 20 Years Later (Tribune)

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