Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, September 4

  • 4 men wounded in shooting outside the King Driver Green Line station (ABC)
  • $1M bail for driver charged with death of Danielle Thomas, 16, in Wauconda (Sun-Times)
  • BuzzFeed looks at how on-demand culture endangers pedestrians, including the Telesfora Escamilla case
  • Debris on tracks delayed Yellow Line trains yesterday (Sun-Times)
  • Bronzeville residents say the new ped bridge is lowering property values by encouraging loitering (CBS)
  • Sun-Times looks at Divvy’s plan to partner with West Town, Blackstone, SAFER on jobs for youth
  • Curbed looks at the controversy over the Dickens Avenue neighborhood greenway
  • Mayor’s Bike Advisory Council meeting this Thursday 3-4:30 PM at City Hall (Chainlink)

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– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago

  • Ventura

    Bronzeville residents say the new ped bridge is lowering property values by encouraging loitering (CBS)
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    $33M spent on this bridge, and no one thought about what would happen after it opened?