Today’s Headlines for Thursday, September 5

  • Video shows crash that killed Myrna Logan, 81, witnesses wonder why driver was released (CBS)
  • NIMBY website “Balance on Broadway” launched to fight TOD plan for old Treasure Island site
  • Tired of waiting for CTA to produce “Baby on Board” pins, moms make their own (Sun-Times)
  • 10-year-old, 5-story apartment building near the Kimball Brown stop sells for $15.2M (MHN)
  • Cog Cycles, specializing in rehabbed bikes, opens at 3453 W. Foster in North Park (Block Club)
  • ATA seeks input on scooters with a survey, 9/13 roundtable, 9/25 panel with SBC at RevBrew’s taproom
  • UIC Urban Forum on the future of autonomous vehicles, 9/19, 8:45 AM-1 PM, 750 S. Halsted
  • MPC panel on property tax reform 10/2, 11:30 AM-2 PM, 140 S. Dearborn

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Thanks for your support, and enjoy the rest of your summer.

– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago