Today’s Headlines for Thursday, February 18

  • Hilkevitch Supports Robust BRT, O’Hare Express, Stevenson Expansion (Active Trans)
  • Emanuel Calls for Expanding the Downtown Zoning District to Allow for More Density (Tribune)
  • A Preview of Plans for the Union Station Overhaul (Curbed)
  • Rosenthal: The O’Hare Express Plan Is a Boondoggle and a Flashback to the Daley Era (Tribune)
  • Wicker Park Residents  Concerned That 200-Unit TOD Will Lead to More Crowding on CTA (DNA)
  • Driver Seriously Injures 50-Year-Old Man in Naperville (Tribune)
  • Plan to Crack Down on Pedicabbers Who Work for “A Donation or Gratuity” Is Unfair (City Limits)
  • Want to Track Your Kid’s School Bus on the North Shore? There’s an App for That (Tribune)
  • Bill Ayers, a Bête Noire of the 2012 Election, Records a Walking Tour of Hyde Park (DNA)
  • Actually, It’s Supposed to Be the KimBELL Brown Line Station (DNA)
  • A Revisionist History of Dibs From a DNA Reporter & John Cullerton’s Son (DNA)

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