Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, October 26

  • Metra to break ground on long-planned Peterson Ridge station in Edgewater on November 1 (Tribune)
  • Tribune: Metra should embrace the West Loop. But why are infra improvements so slow and expensive?
  • Anti-cam group makes data-free claim cams are disproportionately impacting POC residents (The Grio)
  • …Meanwhile Lightfoot has proposed cutting traffic fines in half for low-income residents
  • ATA calls the CTA plan to reduce pass costs and eliminate transfer fee a win for equity (Bloomberg)
  • Man, 35-40, dies after being shot while driving, crashes into building on 5300 block of N. Western (ABC)
  • Mother of 3 siblings killed while boarding school bus opposes early release of driver (Tribune)
  • ATA awarded small stipends to 10 suburban advocacy groups and municipalities
  • Emmett St. TOD is getting new name and artwork in honor of Logan Latino community (Block Club)

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