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8:58 AM CST on January 12, 2015

    • CTA Awards Loop Station Contract -- For Once, Winner Is Not Walsh Construction (RedEye)
    • Eno Center Report: RTA Should Become a Superagency, or Be Scrapped Altogether (Tribune)
    • Could Plummeting Gasoline Prices Lead to a Drop in Transit Ridership? (Tribune)
    • Video: Mayoral Candidate Willie Wilson Wants to Further Lower the Cost of Gas
    • Wrong-Way Driver Kills Guitarist Juan Carlos Salazar on I-290 in Forest Park (ABC)
    • Driver Strikes 5-Year-Old Boy in Austin, Resulting in Minor Injuries (DNA)
    • $225K Rehab of North Avenue in Austin Will Include Some Pedestrian Improvements (DNA)
    • Bike Walk Lincoln Park Sends Transportation Questionnaire to 43rd Ward Candidates
    • Businesses Who Do a Good Job of Shoveling Will Get Winter Wonder Awards (Active Trans)
    • Expert: CTA Heat Lamps Don't Do Much to Warm Unexposed Body Parts (Tribune)
    • Unlike Last Year, Divvy Didn't Shut Down Last Week When Subzero Temps Set In (Sun-Times)
    • Active Trans Opens Registration for Roll the Cold Winter Bike Challenge

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