Today’s Headlines for Thursday, December 15

  • More coverage of Council vote to approve Red Line extension TIF (Sun-Times, Tribune, CBS, Crain’s, Block Club)
  • CTA: New agreement will “streamline and enhance” CTA and Pace Unlimited-Ride Passes in 2023
  • CTA board approves new hiring and retention incentives for bus and rail workers
  • CTA board approves contract to begin 1st phase of track rehab work of Forest Park branch of Blue Line
  • New CTA control and training center planned for Pulaski/Lake in Garfield Park (Transit Chicago)
  • Metra board approved a $33.9M contract to rebuild and make accessible MED 79th, 87th and 103rd stops
  • SUV driver fatally struck male pedestrian in the 1100 block of South Cicero in Austin (Sun-Times)
  • Driver turns self in after striking man, 71, on 2900 block of East 87th and critically injuring him (FOX)
  • Man, 40, shot and injured during argument last night on 79th Street bus in South Shore  (FOX)
  • Church at 835 W. Aldine, near Belmont Red, to be replaced with 37 affordable apts., new church (Block Club)
  • New study asks Uptown residents what kind of development this want near Wilson stop (Block Club)

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