Today’s Headlines for Friday, October 30

  • Yellow Line Reopened This Morning — Rides Are Free for a Week (Tribune)
  • The Fight Over the Rte. 53 Extension Is Heating Up (Tribune)
  • Ald. Patrick Thompson: CTA Should Do a Feasibility Study on 31st Street Bus Line (DNA)
  • On the Way to the Hospital, Driver Who Had Been Shot Injures Hospital Worker on Bicycle (Tribune)
  • How to Avoid Killing Children With Your Car This Halloween (Expired Meter)
  • West Side Residents Celebrate New Bike Lanes & Pedestrian Islands With a Bike Ride (Active Trans)
  • How Safe Routes to School Programs Can Help Children With Disabilities (Active Trans)
  • Anti-TOD Tower Proposed for Edgewater With 186 Units, 269 Parking Spaces (DNA)
  • Video: Daylight Savings Time Ends on Monday — Don’t Be a Bike Ninja (Active Trans)
  • What’s Happening on the Lakefront Trail Next Month (Active Trans)
  • Steven Makes a Pitch for West Town Bikes’ Bikecitement Night on November 9 (Steven Can Plan)
  • Don’t Forget the Slow Roll Chicago Benefit Party, Co-Hosted by SBC, on November 7

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