Today’s Headlines for Monday, November 7

  • Sun-Times Looks at the Funding Behind the Safe Roads Amendment Ballot Referendum
  • 1 Killed, 2 Injured After Driver Collides With School Bus in Garfield Park (Sun-Times)
  • Police: Man Posing as Ride-Share Driver Sexually Assaulted Woman (Tribune)
  • Car-Sharing, Ride-Share Companies Offer Discounts for Election Day (Tribune)
  • Demolition of Children’s Memorial Hospital Is Nearly Complete (Curbed)
  • World Series Rally Ranked as 7th Largest Gathering in Human History (Fox)
  • Parade Tested the Limits of the Region’s Transportation Network (Tribune, Chicagoist)
  • Active Trans, Green Line Wheels Tag 200 Bikes With Reminder to Use Lights
  • Lake Shore Drive Construction Uncovers Chicago Fire Debris (Tribune)

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Cuts in State Subsidy of Reduced Fares Will Cost the CTA Millions (Tribune) Cubs Propose Ped Bridge From Red Line to to Wrigley Field (DNA) Emanuel Accuses RTA Board of Being Negligent During Metral Scandal (Sun-Times) Osterman Introduces Ordinance to Pedestrianize Kenmore Near Loyola (DNA) More Divvy  Stations Coming to Wicker Park / Bucktown and […]

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120-Plus People Showed Up for North Side BRT Hearing (Expired Meter) More Writeups of the South Side Open House (DNA, Chicagoist, Medill) Tranpo Experts: BRT Is an Affordable Way to Build New Rapid Transit Lines (Medill) Father Pfleger Accuses CTA Union Boss of Killing Ex-Offender Program (Tribune) All CTA Buses Have Been Outfitted With Better […]