Today’s Headlines for Monday, May 18

  • LSNA Calls for Property Tax Controls to Help Keep The 606 From Displacing Residents (DNA)
  • 294 Killed in Illinois Crashes So Far This Year, 15 More Than This Time  in 2014 (Tribune)
  • CTA Contract Worker Electrocuted While Doing Work on Brown Line Tracks (Tribune)
  • 2 Women Injured, 1 Critically, in Elgin Right-Angle Crash (Sun-Times)
  • Activists Hold “Black Lives Matter” Demonstration on Red Line Train (DNA)
  • Yellow Line Service Suspended After Embankment Gives Way (Tribune)
  • Active Trans: To Judge Whether Chicago Is Bike-Friendly, We Need to Measure Level of Stress
  • TOD Project With 33 Units, 6 Parking Spaces Moving Forward by Southport Stop (Curbed)
  • Bikes N’ Roses Riders Near Springfield, Where They Will Ask Rauner to Restore Funding (DNA)
  • Tips on Avoiding Bike Theft From Streetsblog Freelancer Brett Ratner (The Chainlink)

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