Today’s Headlines for Monday, January 23

  • Sun-Times editorial: To boost Metra ridership, integrate fares with CTA
  • Avondale Blue Line station, which was rehabbed w/o adding an elevator, is finally getting one (Block Club)
  • 2 dead, 5 seriously hurt in crash 2 AM Sunday on the Dan Ryan near 47th (WGN)
  • Driver killed, 3 injured Sunday morning after crashing SUV crashed into CFD truck on I-55 near Pulaski (ABC)
  • Hit-and-run driver struck another vehicle in River North, injuring 6 people, including 4 peds, 1 critically (ABC)
  • 2 police officers injured in crash with driver of stolen vehicle at 62nd/Pulaski in West Lawn (ABC)
  • Man shot while trying to rob another man who likely illegally brought a gun on the ‘L’ (FOX)
  • RideReel app developer hopes to produce weekly reports close-calls on bikes (Block Club)
  • DCASE, CDOT, and CTA issue request for qualifications for public art for new State/Lake station
  • Why aren’t more kids walking and biking to school? Urban planning encourages parents to drive them (Herald)
  • Safe Streets for All mayoral forum Sat. 1/28, 2-4 PM, at UIC’s Student Center West, 828 S. Wolcott Ave.

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