Today’s Headlines

  • City Puts Out New RFP for a Development Team to Manage the Riverwalk (RedEye)
  • CTA Removed 10 Miles of Slow Zones in a 1-Month Period (Tattler)
  • Amtrak Considers Expanding Chicago-to-Carbondale Service (Crain’s)
  • 5th Person Dies Weeks After Semi Crash on I-55 in Suburban Elwood (ABC)
  • Police Will Target Drunk Drivers in Pilsen This Weekend (DNA)
  • TOD Planned for Industrial building Near Sheridan ‘L’ Station (DNA)
  • 35th Red Line Stop, Streets Near Sox Park Closed After Trucker Drops Acid (Sun-Times)
  • Klein to Nashville: “With BRT, You Can’t Really Do It Half-Way” (Nashville Biz Journal)
  • 25th Ward, Active Trans & Cyclovamos Host “Night Ride” Bike Tour (DNA)
  • CHI Stolen Bike Registry: It’s Rare for Properly Locked Bikes to Get Ganked (CBS)

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