Today’s Headlines for Thursday, November 14

  • As with the Divvy expansion, Uber has released a half-baked ride-hail tax counterproposal
  • Dan Lipinski is moving to turn control over Union Station to Metra (Crain’s)
  • Ald. Beale: CTA-integrated, affordable South Side Metra is “what equity means” (Sun-Times)
  • Witnesses: After woman taunted police officers at 71st and Jeffery, they ran her over (CBS)
  • Thief targeting CTA Blue Line riders near Kedzie-Homan station, police say (ABC)
  • Meet Al Schroader, a retiree who has rehabbed and donated over 3000 bikes  (ABC)
  • So who’s going to step up and bicycle *every* street in Chicago? (The Chainlink)

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Thanks for your support, and enjoy your autumn.

– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago