Today’s Headlines for Thursday, October 3
- Advocates for cheaper, more frequent Metra service state their case on “Chicago Tonight“
- Pritzker wants embattled state senator Martin Sandoval gone from the transportation committee (Sun-Times)
- Van driver strikes woman, 69, near McCormick Place, vehicle flips over, catches fire (ABC)
- 2 Chicago police officers injured in Oak Park T-bone crash (Tribune)
- Family of Woodfield Mall attacker, who has schizophrenia, hope he won’t be convicted of terrorism (Tribune)
- Lyft: Unlike in NYC, we will not block riders from accessing Divvy bikes via the Transit app (WTTW)
- According to a Lime Survey, support for Chicago e-scooters is strongest among Latino & Black residents
- 5 dockless electric scooters found in the river near Diversey and Logan (CBS)
- Uber Works, an on-demand staffing service from the ride-hailing giant, launches in Chicago (Crain’s)
- Bike Lane Uprising throws a 2-year birthday party 10/9, 6-8 PM at Kasey’s Tavern, 701 S. Dearborn
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Thanks for your support, and enjoy your autumn.
– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago