Today’s Headlines

  • Study Finds PBLs Have Increased Ridership, Not Crashes, in Chicago and Elsewhere (DNA)
  • Cyclist Killed in Forest Park Is 2nd Hit-and-Run Bike Fatality in 1 week (Tribune, Keating)
  • Fallen Cyclist Suai Xie Remembered as a Dedicated Caretaker of the Elderly (DNA)
  • CTA Postpones Blue Line Work Set for Same Weekend as Kennedy Construction (RedEye)
  • Many Crashes Occur During Seconds After Lights Change (FK Law)
  • Arlington Heights Is Working With CMAP to Create a New Pedestrian Plan (Herald)
  • People Spot Dropped From Plans for Irving-Austin Streetscape (DNA)
  • Loop Alliance Scraps Plan for Increased Services After Businesses Oppose Tax Hike (DNA)
  • A Writer Reflects on His Relationship With Divvy (RedEye)
  • Video: Riding the ‘L’ With Author Stuart Dybek (Chicago)

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Active Trans Launches Petition to Support Transit Future Funding Campaign Red Line Trains Rerouted to Elevated Tracks After Smoke Detected at Grand (NBC) Emanuel Proposes 2 Different Categories of Ride-Share Licenses (Sun-Times) Aldermen Push Ordinance to Regulate E-Bikes (DNA) Metra Will Hold Next Board Meeting in Wheaton (Tribune) Driver Critically Injures Pedestrian in East Garfield […]

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