Today’s Headlines

  • Alderman Reilly Speaks Out Against Free Parking on Sundays (Tribune, Sun-Times)
  • CTA Will No Longer Accept Political Ads (Tribune, Sun-Times)
  • Group Calls for Hiring Locals as Security During Red Line Shutdown (DNA)
  • Work to Fix Purple Line Slow Zones Starts Thursday (RedEye)
  • Red Line rehab Could Boost Business for Livery Cabs (DNA)
  • Proposal Calls for Extending Lakefront Trail North to Thorndale (DNA)
  • Woman Driving to Work Killed in Crash With Police Chasing Suspect (Tribune)
  • Man Dies in Pullman Motorcycle Crash (Tribune)
  • Crest Hill Man Killed in Crash on I-80 in Tinley Park (Tribune)
  • Man Who Struck Police Car in Old Town Gets DUI (RedEye)
  • Video of Loop Track Renewal and Wells Bridge Work (Tattler)
  • Ordinance Hiking Fees for Bike Infractions Will be Great for Drivers (LSD)

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  • I could see businesses like the livery cab company mentioned in the DNA article seeing more action during the red line shutdown. For people living in far south side neighborhoods, travel times are already long enough that I can picture many people opting out of CTA’s shuttle bus plan in favor of driving or taking cabs.