Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, January 18

  • Chicago Tribune looks at the growing political clout of our city’s livable streets movement
  • Mayoral candidates answered questions about CTA reliability during 47th Ward Democrats forum (FOX)
  • DePaulia: CTA isn’t actually Meeting the Moment when it comes to improving service and safety
  • Driver killed pedestrian on Bishop Ford at 111th. Another motorist struck car of trooper responding to crash. (Sun-Times)
  • Driver fatally struck man, 64, crossing street at 4th/Taney in Gary (CBS)
  • Police officer hospitalized after collision with another driver at DLSD’s Oak Street curve (FOX)
  • Zoning Committee advanced proposal by Metra to rehab Van Buren station in Grant Park (Block Club)
  • Meeting on 1/26, 10 AM, at 2626 N. Milwaukee to help determine whether Logan Square should get an SSA (Block Club)
  • Commuters Take Action holds a stickering session on 1/28 before Safe Streets for All candidates forumregister here
  • Virtual community meeting on Clark Street Crossroads plan 1/31, 5-6 PM – register here

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