Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, November 6

  • Woman on bike, 37, killed by trucker is second Irving Park community cyclist death in one week (ABC)
  • BACP chief: Uber & Lyft are waging a “misinformation campaign” against new ride-hail tax (Sun-Times)
  • Sun-Times op-ed ignores the fact the new ride-hail tax plan would make most South, West side trips cheaper
  • CDOT is considering installing protected bike lanes on Milwaukee from Western to California (CBS)
  • Driver crashes into bus shelter, Dunkin’ Donuts in McKinley Park, flees the scene (CBS)
  • Metra Union Pacific trains delayed due to switch problems (NBC)
  • “Teacher Village” development proposed with 107 units, half of them affordable, 53 car spots (Block Club)

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Thanks for your support, and enjoy your autumn.

– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago