Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, December 23
- Sun-Times editorial: Red Line extension funding milestone is “Great News for the South Side”
- Speeding driver fatally strikes wheelchair user Marvin Brown, 84, in Englewood (Sun-Times)
- Attempted traffic stop leads to high-speed chase, fatal crash in Lisle (Herald)
- Driver charged after striking pedestrian in Lincolnwood, fleeing the scene (Tribune)
- With a 90-minute rail commute, could South Bend become a Chicago bedroom community? (Crain’s)
- Mass Transit: CREATE partners complete B1 project that will deliver improved train speeds
- Roll N Peace creator Pha’tal Perkins discusses how biking can build community (ATA)
- Places to skate and hike in the suburbs during COVID winter (Tribune)
- MPC hosts panel on “Exploring President Biden’s Urban Agenda” 1/29 at 2:30 PM
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