Lightfoot: Chicagoans saved $11.5 million thanks to city’s sticker debt relief (Block Club)
Driver who fatally struck Karen Daniel, 63, in Oak Park received citations (NBC)
Legendary Chicago stepper Jannice Robertson, 55, killed in Orland Hills crash (ABC)
Driver injured male pedestrian, 39, in Vernon Hills, no citations (Tribune)
A-ville neighbors’ push to ban new condo development denied by Ald. Martin (Block Club)
Once again CTA is offering free rides for New Year's Eve (Sun-Times)
...Metra is offering free rides on NYE as well (NBC)
Streetsblog Chicago will be publishing on a light schedule over the holiday week as we focus on fundraising and administrative tasks, with headlines plus occasional posts (except for Christmas Day and New Year's Day.) We will resume full publication on Thursday, January 2.
In addition to editing Streetsblog Chicago, John writes the transportation column for the Chicago Reader weekly paper. A Chicagoan since 1989, he enjoys exploring the city on foot, bike, bus, and 'L' train.
On Thursday, disadvantaged business enterprises attended a meeting hosted by the Chicago Transit Authority to learn more about the Red Line Extension and the subcontracting opportunities available. The event took place at the CTA’s West Loop headquarters.