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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