Today’s Headlines for Friday, September 27

  • Alderman Hopkins proposes video enforcement of bus and bike lanes (Sun-Times)
  • Aldermen’s ideas for addressing deficit include ride-share city stickers, raising meter fees (Sun-Times)
  • Red, Purple, Yellow trains delayed during PM rush after woman dies on Jarvis Tracks (ABC)
  • Driver fleeing police crashes into 2 cop cars in Oakland, gets away (Sun-Times)
  • NBC: Near misses are fairly common at Metra station
  • Hairston strongly supports reduced Metra fares at ward meeting (HPH)
  • Former U.S. DOT secretary Ray LaHood tapped for Lincoln presidential museum board (NPR)
  • Motherload” family cycling doc, including Chicagoans, screens tonight 7:30 at Constellation (Chainlink)

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Thanks for your support, and enjoy your autumn.

– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago