Today’s Headlines for Thursday, January 20

  • Aldermen slam CTA, hold up $26.1M in funding after agency fails to send rep to meeting (Sun-Times)
  • To deter crime on CTA, License Committee approves stiffer penalties for reselling stolen phones (Sun-Times)
  • Blue Line O’Hare branch’s $207M signal upgrade project reaches final stage (Railway Technology)
  • 1st Ward PB election funds 6 livable streets projects, including Wood PBL, Chicago Ave. bus lanes (Block Club)
  • DPD’s Committee on Design reviews Altenheim Line elevated trail development plan (Urbanize)
  • CTA station is a major asset as Mart owner tries to upgrade building to attract tenants (Crain’s)
  • Speeding driver killed after hitting tree in Sauganash, passenger critically injured (ABC)
  • Suspect arrested for hit-and-run killing of Emil Benak, 68, on Christmas Day in Schiller Park (ABC)
  • ’85 Bears star, 4-time DUI offender Dan Hampton gets probation after driving at 2X legal limit (Sun-Times)
  • 2 Naperville bike stores burglarized last week, bringing regional total to 15 cycle shop burglaries (ABC)
  • Chicago-based bike parts company SRAM buys cycling tech company Hammerhead (European Cycling)
  • Meet Eric Hernandez from Tour de Pizza, a project to bike to every local pizzeria (Maroon)

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