Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, January 10

  • Sun-Times, Tribune give a thumbs-down to proposal to tie in One Central “transit hub” boondoggle to Soldier Field plan
  • Hundreds of Englewood homes were razed for railroad expansion. Those who remain want environmental justice (Tribune)
  • Two 14-year-olds suffer minor injuries in crash at 115th/Halsted in Roseland after shots fired (ABC)
  • Police release photos of man wanted for firing gun on 12/5 on Red Line train at 69th (FOX)
  • After series of armed robberies of street food vendors, Little Village residents organize to protect them (Tribune)
  • Metra is rolling out a new $27M real-time GPS-based tracker so riders can see exactly where trains are (ABC)
  • Another year, another flawed Chicago congestion report from INRIX (Chicago Tribune)
  • Aurora homeless shelter looking for volunteer to keep critical bike program rolling (Tribune)
  • Five walkable, transit-friendly properties for sale (Chicago Magazine)
  • Chicago, Bike Grid Now leads first bike bus rides of 2023 Wednesday morning on S. Halsted, N. Halsted, and Milwaukee
  • Bike Winter Art Show opens 2/4 at Agitator Gallery, is currently accepting submissions

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