Today’s Headlines for Friday, November 5

  • Man was tired of seeing drivers nearly hit kids. Now he’s a volunteer crossing guard  (Block Club)
  • Tensions rise in contract negotiations between Metra and unions (Tribune)
  • 200-unit mixed-use tower with 99 spots is rising near the Chicago Ave. ‘L’ station (YIMBY)
  • The Chicago Plan Committee has approved a new golf practice area at 3701 N. Recreation Drive (YIMBY)
  • Chicago’s 2022 budget nearly doubles the city’s brigade of tree trimming crews (Block Club)
  • Pedal Power ready to roll into 12th year of collecting, donating bikes for Chicago students (Record)
  • WGN: Bunch Bikes offer another way to get your family and your cargo around town

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