Today’s Headlines for Monday, August 17

  • Aldermen Propose Gas Tax, Congestion Pricing, Uber Surcharge & Bicycle Tax (Sun-Times)
  • Transit Future Could Fund Extension of Blue Line to Schaumburg & Lombard (Active Trans)
  • Super-Low Gas Prices “Soar” by 50 Cents After Equipment Failure at Refinery (Crains)
  • Driver Charged With Homicide After Crash That Terminated Woman’s Pregnancy (CBS)
  • 4 Officers Hurt After Crashing Squad Cars During Chase in West Pullman (Tribune)
  • Man Facing Trial for Simpsons-Inspired Graffiti in Naperville Also Charged With DUI (Tribune)
  • Cyclists Ignoring “No Bikes” on Naperville Riverwalk, Perhaps Because Nearest Street Is 5 Lanes (Tribune)
  • Riverwalk Has Hazards for the Visually Impaired, Including That Guy With Awesome Suits (North Loop)
  • CDOT: Google Maps-Powered App Helped Us Save $25 Million in Construction Costs (Curbed)
  • Cab Company Official Pleads Guilty to Laundering Title of Wrecked Taxi (Sun-Times)
  • Important Hearing for Hector Avalos Case This Thursday (The Chainlink)

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