Today’s Headlines for Monday, December 19

  • CTA, Metra to get $185 million in federal funding to make stations wheelchair accessible (Tribune)
  • Bicycling looks at the passage of ordinance to enable towing of vehicles illegally parked in bike lanes
  • Boy, 13, woman, 75, killed after Metra train hits car whose driver went around gates in Lake County (WGN)
  • Girl, 17, dead, 5 others injured after van driver strikes median on 300 block of West 51st Street (WGN)
  • Woman killed, 3 others injured in crash with another driver who abandoned their car in Austin (Sun-Times)
  • Boy, 16, in critical condition after being shot on the Red Line early Sunday morning near Cermak-Chinatown (Tribune)
  • Vehicle crash with a Metra train on Wilson Rd. at the Milwaukee District North Line, Ingleside, Lake County (Arlington Cardinal)
  • Driver crashed into car dealership in Portage Park, multiple cars stolen (ABC)
  • Building with 136 units, 27 affordable, with 34 car spots proposed for parking lot near North/Clybourn Red stop (Urbanize)
  • No Bike Bus rides this week, but Bike Grid leads rides to Christkindlmarket Wednesday evening
  • This is the last week to ride CTA Holiday Trains and Holiday Buses (NBC)

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