Today’s Headlines for Thursday, October 5

  • Emanuel Breaks Ground on “312 RiverRun Trail,” Starting With the Riverview Bridge (DNA)
  • Mayor Claims Growth of Ride-Sharing Industry Has Cost Chicago $40M in Lost Tax Revenue (Sun-Times)
  • State Budget Stalemate Led to 32% Increase in Metra Labor Costs to Maintain Aging Equipment (Tribune)
  • Cullerton & Madigan Are Pushing for State Revenue to Fund Infrastructure for Obama Center (Sun-Times)
  • Obama Foundation Website Has a New Page With Updates on the Presidential Center Plans
  • Can We Retrofit the Suburbs to Make Them Walkable and Transit-Friendly? (MPC)
  • E. Lakeview Chamber: Broadway Merchants Lost $1.5M During Seeming Endless Water Main Work (DNA)
  • CDOT Will Replace “Doghouse” Covers on Old Oak/Michigan Underpasses With Concrete (Sun-Times)
  • Guitarist Skip Haynes, Who Wrote “Lake Shore Drive,” Has Died, Wanted Ashes Spread Over LSD (DNA)
  • Touhy/Ridge/Rogers Ped Improvements Are Finally on the Way — Public Meeting 1o/11 (DNA)

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