Today’s Headlines for Friday, February 23

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  • How Issues of Race and Class Are Influencing the Obama Center Planning Debate (Tribune)
  • Carl Bibb, 61, Died After Being Struck in Humboldt Park Last Month (Sun-Times)
  • Driver Accused of Using Electronic Device Before Fatal Naperville Crash (Sun-Times)
  • Ex-Cook County Board Ann Gorman Member New Head of Illinois Tollway Board (Crain’s)
  • Contracts for 8 Riverwalk Vendors Advance Despite Noise Complaints (Tribune)
  • Food Truck Owner Plans to Challenge Chicago Regulations in IL Supreme Court (Tribune)
  • What Are Your Favorite Local Bike Shops? (The Chainlink)

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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, February 22

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  • How Chicago’s Amazon Bid Could Make Our Transit System Less Equitable (American Prospect)
  • Joravsky: Emanuel’s O’Hare Express Dream Is Like Trump’s Desire for a Military Parade (Reader)
  • Indiana State Police Launch Crash Prediction Map (CBS)
  • Driver Charged With DUI After Crash That Killed His Passenger in Elgin (Sun-Times)
  • How the Death a CTA Worker at the Western Brown Stop Inspired the Play “Six Corners” (Tribune)
  • Why We Need to Build the Weber Spur Trail Sooner Than Later (Active Trans)
  • MPC’s Wennink Discusses “The Cost of Segregation” Study 3/1 at UTC’s Seminar Series
  • Human Transit’s Jarett Walker Headlines SUMC’s Shared Mobility Summit, 3/12-14

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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, February 21

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  • Active Trans’ Platform for the Gubernatorial Race Prioritizes IDOT Reform, Transit
  • Man, 46, Dies After Crashing His Car Into a Wall in River North (Tribune)
  • Active Trans Pushes for a Safer Logan Boulevard, Including Bike Lanes on Main Road
  • Curbed Looks at Elon Musk’s Fantasy of a Hyperloop Route From Chicago to Cleveland
  • New Sidewalk Cafes, Sidewalk Bumpouts Will Make Wabash in the Loop More Vibrant (Crain’s)
  • The CTA’s Historian on why the System Switched to Color-Codes Lines 25 Years Ago (CBS)
  • Chicago’s Most Convoluted Intersections Have Been Turned Into Minimalist Wall Art (Curbed)

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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, February 20

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  • Hertz’s Book “The Battle of Lincoln Park” Is Relevant to Current Gentrification Fights (Crain’s)
  • Heavy Rain Is Causing Flooding and Road Closures Around the Region (WGN)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Causes Rollover Crash on Near West Side (NBC)
  • Survivor of Fatal 1977 Loop Green Line Crash Wants to Find Officers Who Rescued Her (Fox)
  • Active Trans and Ride Illinois Collaborated on the New Park Ridge Bike Plan (Tribune)
  • Cabrini Redevelopment Plan for Clybourn/Larrabee Includes New Pedestrian Routes (Curbed)
  • Columbia Chronicle Looks at Divvy’s Winter Medalist Campaign
  • Early-Bird Rates Available Until 2/28 for the Illinois Bike Summit on 5/7 at UIC

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