Today’s Headlines for Monday, January 18

  • Driver Fatally Strikes 81-Year-Old Man in Schiller Park (Sun-Times)
  • Activist: Ad for Pepper Spray on CTA Makes Light of Violence Against Women (DNA)
  • It’s Becoming More Common for Ride-Sharing Customers to Actually Share Rides (Tribune)
  • Lyft Driver Set Up by Criminals, Robbed of His Car & Shot in the Shoulder (DNA)
  • CDOT Discusses Plans for the Rogers Park Neighborhood Greenway (DNA)
  • Algonquin May Get Rid of Its Red Light Cameras (Herald)
  • Man Gets Prison Time for Falsifying Taxi Documents, Putting the Public at Risk (Sun-Times)
  • The History of Chicago’s Martin Luther King Drive (DNA)
  • Sorry Kids, No Hoverboards on Metra Trains (DNA)
  • Will County Is Holding 5 Open Houses on Its Long Range Transpo Plan (Active Trans)
  • Bridgeport Alliance Meets January 28 to Brainstorm Way to Publicize 31st St. Bus (DNA)
  • Chicago Winter Bike Swap Takes Place February 20 at Jaks Tap, 901 W. Jackson

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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.

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