Today’s Headlines for Monday, October 14

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  • CTA and Metra stations, Barrington, Naperville and other transportation projects get federal funding (Tribune)
  • Driver strikes hayride tractor in Kendall County, injuring 11, 3 seriously (ABC)
  • Oak Lawn village manager allegedly struck and critically injured Mark Berkshire, 48, fled the scene (ABC)
  • Motorist crashes into dental studio after shots fired in Lincoln Square  (CBS)
  • Suspect punched man on Red Line near Fullerton early this morning, stole his cell phone (Sun-Times)
  • City Council votes to make the Argyle shared street permanent (Block Club)
  • 100% affordable senior housing building proposed near Wilson/Pulaski in Albany Park (Block Club)
  • New murals under Fullerton ‘L’ stop explore DePaul’s history (DePaulia)
  • Chris McAuliffe discusses his book “Cycling in Chicago November 13 at Earth Rider (Chainlink)

I’d like to give a big thanks to everyone who has donated so far this year to help us raise $50K by our December 1 deadline in order to win the $50K challenge grant from the Chicago Community Trust. Can you help us win the grant by chipping in? You can make a tax-exempt donation here.

Thanks for your support, and enjoy your autumn.

– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago

Today’s Headlines for Friday, October 11

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  • Preckwinkle discusses the South Side Metra improvements proposal with the Crain’s editorial board
  • Driver, 75, struck and seriously injured boy on bike, 15, in Park Ridge (Sun-Times)
  • Committee approves $4.9M settlement for family of Chequeta Adams, killed in crash with off-duty cop (NBC)
  • 9-story co-living TOD proposed for currency exchange site at Chicago and LaSalle (Curbed)
  • Park Ridge City Council poised to OK electronic arrival-time signs at bus stops (Tribune)
  • Two Evanston Metra viaducts set for fresh paint next year (Evanston Now)
  • Wheeling’s plans to make pedestrian improvements around Metra station (Journal and Topics)

I’d like to give a big thanks to everyone who has donated so far this year to help us raise $50K by our December 1 deadline in order to win the $50K challenge grant from the Chicago Community Trust. Can you help us win the grant by chipping in? You can make a tax-exempt donation here.

Thanks for your support, and enjoy your autumn.

– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago

Today’s Headlines for Thursday, October 10

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  • The Logan Square 100% affordable TOD heads to the Plan Commission on 10/17 (Block Club)
  • Lightfoot proposes merger of 2FM, which oversees the riverwalk, and DOIT to save money (Tribune)
  • Navy Pier Flyover target date delayed again until spring 2020 (Tribune)
  • Argyle shared street may become permanent; City may waive city sticker fees for veterans (Block Club)
  • Man attacked with cane on #67 bus says it was an anti-immigrant, anti-Mexican hate crime (CBS)
  • Meet Pete Parada, 61, a beloved Logan Square crossing guard (Block Club)
  • Anti-choice activists hold “Bike for Life” fundraiser ending at a Naperville fertility clinic (Tribune)
  • Working Bikes 20th anniversary celebration Monday 10/14, 5:30-8:30 at Lagunitas Brewing

I’d like to give a big thanks to everyone who has donated so far this year to help us raise $50K by our December 1 deadline in order to win the $50K challenge grant from the Chicago Community Trust. Can you help us win the grant by chipping in? You can make a tax-exempt donation here.

Thanks for your support, and enjoy your autumn.

– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago

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