Today’s Headlines for Thursday, December 16

  • Lightfoot denounces plan for neighbors to hire private security to patrol part of Bucktown (Block Club)
  • New law allows state and collar counties to spend gas tax funds on walk/bike infra (Active Trans)
  • Pritzker announces a plan to save Thompson Center, Clark/Lake would stay open during rehab (Tribune)
  • CTA President Dorval Carter receives 33% raise, to $350K (Sun-Times)
  • High winds blamed for semi driver falling off Dan Ryan in Chinatown, no serious injuries (ABC)
  • Editorial: Schaumburg’s efforts to become more bike-friendly are great, but we need regional planning (Herald)
  • John discusses the hierarchy of Chicago bikeways with Axios’ Monica Eng

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