Today’s Headlines for Monday, December 21

  • First Impressions of Loop Link (CBS, WGNBike Law)
  • Laquan McDonald Protesters Shut Down the Mag Mile on Friday (Tribune)
  • Once Again, a Woman Is Followed From a Red Line Station and Sexually Assaulted (Sun-Times)
  • CTA Riders Lift Train to Rescue Man Whose Leg Was Trapped Between Rail Car & Platform (DNA)
  • Another Victim of the Milwauke Avenue Dooring Epidemic Gets a $60K Settlement (Keating)
  • CTA & Metra Riders Get a Bigger Tax Break as Part of Congressional Budget Deal (Crain’s)
  • CDOT’s Shared Cost Sidewalk Program Begins Accepting Applications on Jan. 12 (DNA)
  • Hanover Park Lets Drivers Pay $50 Tickets With $20 Worth of Canned Food Donations (Fox)
  • Before Retiring, Hilkevitch Looks Back on 18 Years of Tribune Transportation Reporting
  • Wheaton Bike Shop Is Offering $1K Reward for Info on $7K Mountain Bike Theft (Tribune)
  • Keating Law Is Offering Free Bike-Themed Patches & Bumper Stickers
  • Should the CTA Holiday Train Have Hanukkah & Kwanzaa Decorations as Well? (RedEye)

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