- Active Trans Urges Politicians to Refine, Not Abolish, Traffic Cam Program (Sun-Times)
- New Lawsuit Filed Against City for Red Light and Speed Cameras (Sun-Times)
- Milwaukee Road Diet, P-Streets Emerge as Issues in 45th Ward Race (DNA)
- Rauner’s Motorcade Involved in 2nd Crash in About 2 Months (NBC)
- IDOT Closes a Stretch of Irving Park Due to Truckers Ramming Bridge (Tribune)
- City Lab Program on Goose Island Will Be Testing Ground for Infrastructure (DNA)
- Elly Blue & John Weigh in on the Folly of Bicycle Licensing (Chicagoist)
- A Year After Train Jumped Tracks at O’Hare, Escalator Still Not Replaced (DNA)
- Expired Meter Rolls Out “The Driver’s Side,” An Autocentric Headline Stack
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