Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, December 28

  • Top sustainable transportation stories from the past year (ATA)
  • New state driving laws include mandatory community service for reckless behavior near school buses and schools (Block Club)
  • Archinet looks at Chicagoland receiving $185M for station accessibility upgrades
  • Letter: Nowadays a Metra train actually showing up on time is a Christmas miracle (Tribune)
  • This Forbes “What To Do If A Car Hits A Bicycle” advertorial, which mentions Chicago dooring stats, will make you angry
  • About 2/3 of Southwest Airlines flights to Midway have been cancelled, with no rebooking until 1/31 (Block Club)
  • Printers Row park fountain restoration is underway (Block Club)

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– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago