Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, December 18

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  • Gas Tax Proposal Mocked by Kristen “Hope Chicago Gets Hit by a Hurricane” McQueary (Tribune)
  • Service on Red, Brown, Purple Lines Disrupted Over 2 Hours After Death on Tracks (CBS)
  • 2 Officers Fatally Struck by a South Shore Train While Pursuing a Suspect (Tribune)
  • Eliane J. Marshall, 55, Fatally Struck by 3 Drivers in Des Plaines (Patch)
  • Cyclist, 82, Fatally Struck at a Trail Crossing in Prospect Heights (Sun-Times)
  • Why Should I Keeping Biking When There’s So Much Hostility to Cyclists? (Chainlink)
  • Block Club Checks Out the New 311 Service Request App
  • Letter: If You’re Renting Your Car, You Should Pay Same Fees as an Agency (Sun-Times)
  • Get an Eyeful of the New Installation on the Bloomingdale Trail (Block Club)
  • Reactions to Chicago’s Transit/Taco Triumph From WBBM & Ald. Ramirez-Rosa
  • Discussion of DePaul Scooter Report Today, 12-1 at 243 S. Wabash Suite 900 — RSVP Here

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Today’s Headlines for Monday, December 17

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  • Active Trans Releases a Transportation Agenda for Next Mayor, City Council
  • How Lincoln Yards, The 78, Reese Redevelopment Could Reshape Transit (Crain’s)
  • New Plan Has Goal of Improving Quality of Life in the Austin Community (Sun-Times)
  • SUV Driver Cited After Fatally Striking Peter Hicks, 61, in Ravenswood (Sun-Times)
  • Driver Struck and Killed Elaine J. Marshall, 55, in Des Plaines (Daily Herald)
  • Teen Fatally Struck Young Woman in Northwest-Suburban Ingleside (Tribune)
  • Police Release Image of Vehicle Whose Driver Injured Ped, 59, in West Loop (ABC)
  • Bike Rider Flies off Cycle After Wheel Gets Stuck in LaSalle Bridge Plates (CBS)
  • Last Month Was the Worst November for CTA Thefts in 15 Years (Tribune)
  • Smallish Riverwalk, Low-Line, and Pedway Projects Had a Big Impact (Curbed)
  • Cyclists Are Looking Forward to Partial Opening of Navy Pier Flyover (CBS)
  • Check out the New Chainlink T-Shirt Design

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Today’s Headlines for Friday, December 14

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  • Ordinance Introduced to Expand TOD Zones to 8 Bus Corridors (Curbed)
  • Pritzker Campaign Responds to SBC Article About His Infrastructure Committee (Capitol Fax)
  • Hermosa, Logan Community Leaders Launch Plan to Fight Displacement (Block Club)
  • Cop Whose Chase Ended in Death of Driver May Get $140K in Worker’s Comp (Tribune)
  • Mayoral Candidates Discuss Struggles That Have Shaped Their Views on Disability (Politico)
  • Cook County Repeals Lower Tax Rate for Parking Apps (Crain’s)
  • Steven Discusses His Sustainable Transportation Platform at a YPT Meetup on 12/19

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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, December 13

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  • CTA Approves Contracts for Red Purple Modernization Project (Tribune)
  • Pritzker Doesn’t Rule Out Gas Tax Hike, Says Infra Bill Is a Ways Away (Tribune)
  • Sun-Times Endorses Call for Higher Gas Tax to Properly Fund Transit & Infra
  • Musk’s (Fantasy) O’Hare Tunnel Is Midway Though Its Environmental Assessment (Tribune)
  • Council Passes Pilsen and Little Village Affordable Housing Plan (Block Club)
  • Activists Protest Real Estate Seminar on Neighborhoods “Targeted” for Development (Block Club)
  • Were Rising Housing Costs Along the Bloomingdale Trail Inevitable? (Crain’s)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Seriously Injured Pedestrian, 58, in West Loop (Block Club)
  • Evanston Laundromat Struck by a Driver for 2nd Time in 2 Weeks (Evanston Now)
  • Metra Is Launching an App to Allow Riders to Report Security Concerns (CBS)
  • New DePaul Study Looks at the Growing Popularity of Dockless Scooters (NBC)
  • Forum on Revitalizing 43rd Street in Bronzeville 6:30 Tonight, 1039 E. 43rd

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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, December 12

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  • CTA Board Expected to Approve Contracts for RPM, Red Line Extension Today (Tribune)
  • 6 Mayoral Candidates Support a Community Benefits Agreement for Obama Center (Tribune)
  • As Logan’s White Population Surpasses Latinos, Some Point to TODs and 606 (Block Club)
  • County Judge Delays Ruling on Lawsuit Over Bike Lanes That Displaced Homeless (ABC)
  • Cook County to Vote on Repealing Lower Parking App Tax Rate (Crain’s)
  • Drivers Fail to Yield to Peds in Mid-block Crosswalk on South Side of City Hall (CBS)
  • MBAC Meeting Today 3-4:30 PM in City Hall, Room 1103 (Chainlink)

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