Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, October 12

  • Chicago Fire Lt. Danny Carbol, 56, Dies After Evergreen Park Bike Crash (DNA)
  • Male Pedestrian, 80, Fatally Struck by Driver in Joliet (Patch)
  • West-Suburban Teens Complete Green Line Wheels Earn-a-Bike Program (Active Trans)
  • Armitage Between Kedzie & Hamlin Is a Mess Right Now, Will Be Repaved Soon (DNA)
  • Undeterred Sanders Booster Holds 1-Woman Rallies on Pedestrian Bridge (Tribune)
  • MPC‘s Barnett Talks about TOD  at NICAR Event Thursday 11:30 a.m. in Oak Brook
  • Active Trans Annual Meeting Takes Place Nov. 16 at IIT-Kent Law School

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