Today’s Headlines for Friday, December 9

  • New Chinatown vision plan has strategies to promote walking, biking, and transit (Gazette)
  • Motorcyclist killed in Bishop Ford hit-and-run, suspect charged with DUI (ABC)
  • Orland Park Catholic school mourns teacher Rone Leja, 61, killed by hit-and-run driver (Tribune)
  • 2nd male stabbed in the leg at a North Side Red Line station within about 2 weeks (ABC)
  • CTA wants answers from Chinese L car manufacturer after NBC report on child labor (Sun-Times)
  • Electrical issues delayed Mainline and Blue Island branch trains yesterday (Tribune)
  • The new Riverview bike bridge sound like a harmonica when the wind hits is just right (Sun-Times)

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– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago