Today’s Headlines for Thursday, November 7

  • In under a year, 2 people killed while crossing 6-lane Touhy to Des Plaines bus stop (Journal Topic)
  • Chainlinkers reflect on yesterday’s fatal bike crash and the need for drivers to keep a lookout
  • Block Club looks at the proposal for bike lanes on Milwaukee from California to Western
  • Office building with 150 car spots proposed an 8-minute walk from Morgan stop (Block Club)
  • High winds and waves could exacerbate lakefront erosion (Block Club)
  • Former SBC reporter Lorena Cupcake honored as Chicago’s best budtender (Reader)
  • Mayor’s Bicycle Advisory Council meeting 12/5, 3-4:30 PM at City Hall (Chainlink)

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Thanks for your support, and enjoy your autumn.

– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago