Today’s Headlines for Friday, January 20

  • During last night’s mayoral debate, all candidates except Lightfoot decried the state of CTA (Tribune)
  • Bike Lane Uprising says Lightfoot’s announcement of better bikeway enforcement is all about politics (WGN)
  • Car driver, 27, died after striking semi on I-88 near Mitchell Road, 2nd such case this week (FOX)
  • Man, 19, in critical condition after he crashed car into stolen truck and its driver shot him in chest (NBC)
  • Petition launched against Dunkin’ Donuts drive-through next to Finkl Academy elementary in Little Village
  • Gillman’s Hardware owner blames Amazon,  property taxes, and bike lanes for decision to close (Block Club)
  • Send healing thoughts to ex-anti-bike columnist John Kass, recovering from quadruple bypass, stroke (WGN)

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