Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, January 12

  • The Illiana Tollway May Not Be Completely Dead Yet (Herald)
  • Illinois’ Loss of Population Is Bad News for Our Infrastructure (MPC)
  • CDOT’s Sean Wiedel Talks About the Future of Divvy (SUMC)
  • Driver Fatally Struck 61-Year-Old Woman in the Ashburn Neighborhood (Sun-Times)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Seriously Injured 2 Pedestrians in Austin on New Year’s Day (DNA)
  • Driver Injured After Crashing Into Storefront in Back of the Yards (Fox)
  • 49th Ward Releases Map of Proposed Rogers Park Greenway, Meeting This Thursday (DNA)
  • Could Bathrooms Be Included as Part of 606’s Julia de Burgos Park Expansion? (DNA)
  • Cabbies Are Annoyed That the City Chose 2 Different “Universal” Taxi-Hailing Apps (DNA)
  • To Fight January Slump, Uber Is Reducing Fares in 100 Cities, But Not Chicago (Tribune)
  • City Tears Down Wacker Igloo Built by Guy Fed Up With Unshoveled Crosswalks (DNA)
  • Public Meeting on the New ERA Trail Proposal Next Monday (DNA)

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Note: Streetsblog Chicago will suspend publication from January 25-29, while editor John Greenfield visits Mexico City. After John returns, he’ll have reports on the Metrobús bus rapid transit system (which includes a similar layout as Chicago’s Ashland BRT proposal), the local Ciclovia car-free event, and other transportation initiatives.