Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, January 19

  • Kevenides: City Tried to Have Bike Lanes Classified as “Recreational Facilities” to Limit Liability
  • CTA Plans to Add 27 All-Electric, Standard-Size Buses to Its Fleet (Sun-Times)
  • More Coverage of the Campaign for More Frequent Metra Electric Service (DNA)
  • Charges Pending Against Driver in Fatal, Possibly Alcohol-Related NW Side Crash (Sun-Times)
  • Family of Woman Killed by a Home Run Inn Delivery Driver Is Suing the Company (ABC)
  • Man Injured in Shooting on 75th Street Bus (Tribune)
  • $100K Settlement for Courier Who Was Struck From Behind in Lakeview (Keating)
  • Advice for Dealing With Indecent Exposure & Sexual Harassment on the CTA (RedEye)
  • A Map of New Home Construction in Chicago (Curbed)
  • Beverly Folks Who Asked for Divvy Are Bummed That ‘Burbs Are Getting It First (DNA)
  • RedEye Checks Out the New Lakefront Trail Section at Fullerton

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