Today’s Headlines for Friday, November 6

  • Pace’s Bus-on-Shoulder Shows That When You Speed Bus Service, Ridership Booms (MPC)
  • Emanuel Defends His Record on Taxi / Ride-Share Parity (Sun-Times)
  • Uber’s Carpooling Service UberPool Is Coming to Chicago Soon (Tribune)
  • EPA Testing Finds High Levels of Pollution on Union Station Platforms (Tribune)
  • As City Recruits Riverwalk Vendors, Focus Is on Making It a Year-Round Attraction (DNA)
  • Man Riding Motorbike on Sidewalk Knocks Woman Unconscious, Flees the Scene (ABC)
  • Drivers Try to Run Over Police in Harvey & Naperville (Sun Times, Tribune)
  • 45th Ward Is Holding 5 Participatory Budgeting Hearings (DNA)
  • Round-the-Clock Work on Wilson Station This Weekend (DNA)
  • NW Side School Promotes Cycling, But Unsafe Streets Are an Obstacle (Active Trans)
  • Photo of Couple Who Put Money in Sleeping Man’s Bag on Blue Line Goes Viral (Tribune)
  • See You at Benefits for Slow Roll Chicago on Saturday & West Town Bikes on Monday

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