Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, November 8

  • Driver Who Critically Injured Trick-or-Treater & Fled Charged With Misdemeanors (Sun-Times)
  • Sun-Times Editorial: Don’t Vote for the Safe Roads Amendment Ballot Initiative
  • Read Our Thoughts on the Safe Roads Amendment Ballot Initiative Before You Vote Today
  • Chance the Rapper Leads a “Parade to the Polls” After Grant Park Concert (RedEye)
  • Aldermen Approve Plan for Congestion Pricing for Parking Meters Near Wrigley Field (Tribune)
  • Will Ride-Share, Autonomous Cars Kill the Parking Garage Business? (Crain’s)
  • River West Development Would Replace Parking Lots, Add Public Park (Curbed)
  • Transpo Advocate Encouraged Wilmette to Try “Pop-Up” Street Redesigns (Active Trans)
  • A Record 48 Tower Cranes Are Now Operating at Chicago Development Sites (CBJ)
  • That’s a Head-Turner: Filming of “Exorcist” Remake Will Close Grant Park Streets Today (DNA)

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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 […]

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Today’s Headlines

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Development With 426 Parking Spaces Proposed for Logan Mega Mall Site (Curbed) Alderman Arena Discusses Jeff Park P-Street Proposal (DNA) RedEye Takes a Tour of the Bloomingdale Trail Barrington Hills NIMBYs Continue to Freak Out Over Bike Lane Plan (Herald) Fagel Gets Judge to Nix 2 Red Light Tickets But Loses 3 Speeding Tickets (Expired […]

Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, November 2

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DePaul Report Looks at the Bloomingdale Trail’s Effect on Housing Prices (Tribune, Curbed) Riverwalk Designer Talks About How It Reflects the Zeitgeist of Modern Park Design (Curbed) New Lawsuit Filed Against Red Light Camera Program (Tribune) DNA Looks at the Safe Roads Amendment Ballot Initiative Another Charge for Breaking Into Cars in Metra Parking Lot, This Time […]