Today’s Headlines for Friday, October 23

  • Cyclist Who Was Reported to Have Been Fatally Struck Is Actually  in Stable Condition (DNA)
  • Driver Crashes While Trying to Cross Funeral Procession in Oak Park, 3 Injured (Tribune)
  • Uber: Requiring Chauffeur’s Licenses for Airport Pickups would Be a Dealbreaker (Sun-Times)
  • How Evanston Reinvented Itself Through Transit-Oriented Development (Politico)
  • Southbound Red Line Trains Won’t Stop at Jarvis, Morse, or Loyola This Weekend (DNA)
  • Early Shift Worker Says It’s Standing Room Only on the South Red Line (Sun-Times)
  • 3 Ways You Can Support the Transit Future Campaign (Active Trans)
  • Time-Lapse Video of the Wilson Station Reconstruction Project (DNA)
  • Emanuel Says the Lucas Museum Plan Will Accommodate Bears Tailgaters (DNA)
  • Governing Talks With Gabe Klein About His New Book “Start-Up City
  • Volunteers Clean Up Western Avenue in Lincoln Square (DNA)
  • “Listen & Learn” Event About Chicago’s New ADA Guidelines on 11/18 (Guen Design)

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