Today’s Headlines for Monday, October 14

  • CTA and Metra stations, Barrington, Naperville and other transportation projects get federal funding (Tribune)
  • Driver strikes hayride tractor in Kendall County, injuring 11, 3 seriously (ABC)
  • Oak Lawn village manager allegedly struck and critically injured Mark Berkshire, 48, fled the scene (ABC)
  • Motorist crashes into dental studio after shots fired in Lincoln Square  (CBS)
  • Suspect punched man on Red Line near Fullerton early this morning, stole his cell phone (Sun-Times)
  • City Council votes to make the Argyle shared street permanent (Block Club)
  • 100% affordable senior housing building proposed near Wilson/Pulaski in Albany Park (Block Club)
  • New murals under Fullerton ‘L’ stop explore DePaul’s history (DePaulia)
  • Chris McAuliffe discusses his book “Cycling in Chicago November 13 at Earth Rider (Chainlink)

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Thanks for your support, and enjoy your autumn.

– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago