Today’s Headlines for Friday, September 18

  • First Project of Infrastructure Trust: Upgrading Streetlights to LED Technology (Sun-Times)
  • Emanuel Is Selling Off 4 Valuable River North Parcels Where City Workers Park for Free (Tribune)
  • Driver Fatally Strikes 60-Year-Old Woman in Wheaton (Sun-Times)
  • Woman Who Was Drinking While Driving Critically Injured 8-Year-Old Boy on Bike (Sun-Times)
  • Ald. Napolitano Wants Red Light Cams Near Schools to Stay (DNA)
  • Editorial: Holding Off on Fare Increases Would Help Metra Build a Loyal Ridership (Herald)
  • Plan Commission Approves Serpentine Bike/Ped Bridge at 41st Street (DNA)
  • Atlanta Leaders Take People for Bikes-Sponsored Tour of Chicago Facilities (AJC)
  • “Power, Politics, & Pavement” Features of Chicago Street Namesakes (DNA)
  • Mary Schmich Spends the Day With a Food Cart Vendor (Tribune)
  • Swedish Museum Closing in on $150K Goal to Restore Andersonville Water Tower (DNA)
  • Volunteers Needed for Downtown Bike Counts (Active Trans)

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Due to “Potential Conflicts” Ex-Prosecutor Won’t Be Doing Metra Probe (Tribune) Public Meeting Next Week on Broadway Protected Bike Lanes (Active Trans) Emanuel Says $500 Million Investment Will Modernize Port of Chicago (Tribune) Photo Campaign Make the Case for Bringing Back 31st Street Bus (DNA) Brown Line Kimball Station Reopens During Track Work (Tribune) Driver […]

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Future of IL Transportation Is Unclear in the Wake of Rauner’s Apparent Victory (Tribune) Durbin, a Strong Supporter of Transit & Bike Improvements, Returning to Senate (Sun-Times) 62-Year-Old Pedestrian Fatally Struck After 2 Cars Collide on NW Side (Tribune) CTA Says Demolition Work for Wilson Station Rehab Is On Track (DNA) More on the Divvy Unionizing […]

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Rahm Announces Parking Settlement (Tribune, Sun-Times, DNA) Could the Parking Renegotiation Makes Things Worse? (DNA, Expired Meter) CTA Construction Will Torment Riders With “Circles of ‘L'” (RedEye) Wells Bridge Work Running Slightly Ahead of Schedule (Tribune) Monday’s CTA Commute Slowed by Congestion in State Street Subway (Tribune) Wicker Park Adds 40 New Branded Bike Racks […]

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Police Standoff on LSD Causes Carmaggedon (Tribune, DNA) Woman Who Killed Cop During High-Speed Chase Charged With Murder (DNA) Elgin Police Officer Killed in 2-Car Crash (Tribune) Lincoln Park Chamber Asks Members to Rally Against Free Sunday Parking (DNA) 70-Year-Old Cyclist Gets Settlement After Schaumburg Crash (Keating) Winter Bike Lane Maintenance Leaves Something to Be […]

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4 Hearings This Month on Pace Budget, Including Possible Fare Hike (Sun-Times) 63-Year-Old Woman Dies Two Days After Being Struck at Howard & Western (Sun-Times) Emanuel Is in D.C., Angling for Federal Funds for Union Station Rehab (Crain’s) Many Cabbies Are Striking Today in Protest of Ride-Share Policies, Others Are Still Working (CBS) In Response, […]

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RTA Audit: Metra Board Lied About Reason for CEO’s Hefty Severance (Tribune, NBC) U.S. Rep Lipinski: Metra Mess Could Impact Federal Funding (Crain’s) RTA Board to Discuss Five New Options for Distributing Transit Funds (Tribune) Walsh Construction Wins Bloomingdale Trail Contract (DNA) SUV Driver Kills 83-Year-Old Man in Hit-and-Run (DNA) Bike-A-Bee Founder Jana Kinsman Assaulted […]