Today’s Headlines for Monday, November 18

  • Cyclist killed at 67th/Stoney Island in Grand Crossing identified as Lee Luellen, 40 (Sun-Times)
  • 3 recently bike fatalities took place as Chicago falls behind peer cities on protected lanes (Sun-Times)
  • Hit-and-run driver struck man in 3200 block of W. Madison in East Garfield Saturday night (CBS)
  • Sun-Times columnist Laura Washington wrote another pro-Uber op-ed, we debunked it.
  • Tribune: Lori, Uber should create plan “without burdening” South, West sides — but her plan is fine as-is
  • City has started clearing city sticker debt for drivers who purchased one recently (Block Club)
  • Anti-TOD with 24 units, 38 car spots planned for Lincoln Square site 11 minutes from ‘L’ (Block Club)

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Thanks for your support, and enjoy your autumn.

– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago