Today’s Headlines for Thursday, December 6

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  • Active Trans: Milwaukee Ave. Plan Isn’t Bold Enough, Doesn’t Address Equity Concerns
  • 2 Adults Killed When Truck Driver Crashes Into School Bus in Central Illinois (Tribune)
  • Police: Carjacker Crashed SUV on the Kennedy , Causing Rush Hour Traffic Jam (Tribune)
  • CTA Approves Insurance to Cover Surgery to Address Employees’ Gender Dysphoria (Sun-Times)
  • City Key IDs Were Created to Help Immigrants, But They Help Others as Well (Block Club)
  • Letter: Snow-Blocked Bikeways Are a Problem in the Suburbs as Well (Tribune)
  • Chainlinkers Commisserate Over the Scourge of Winter Biking “Hat Head”

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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, December 5

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  • Video: Transit Chiefs Discuss the Future of Public Transportation in the Region (WGN)
  • After 35-Year-old Metra Engine Fire, RTA Chief Says System is in “State of Disrepair” (CBS)
  • Man, 23, Shot and Wounded While Riding a Bike in Washington Heights (Sun-Times)
  • Police Dashcam Records DUI Suspect Driving on Wrong Side of Road in Riverside (Sun-Times)
  • Riders Voice Support for Increasing Metra Service to Kenosha (Kenosha News)
  • How Did the City Come up With the $800M Estimate for Lincoln Yards TIF? (ChiGov.com)
  • Holiday Train Rolls Through Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop This Week (Block Club)
  • A 326-Car Garage Is Being Built Close to the ‘L’, With an Arty “Kinetic” Facade (Curbed)

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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, December 4

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  • RTA: Transit Ridership Continues Decline, With 2.6% Fewer Trips Projected in 2018 (Tribune)
  • The Lincoln Yards Plan Needs to Pay More Attention to Transit and Traffic (Tribune)
  • Mayoral Candidates Weigh in on Bill Daley’s Idea of a Commuter Tax (Sun-Times)
  • Final Dockless Bike Data Confirms That Most Use Was in or Near Beverly (Tribune)
  • Chicago Commuters Will Spend $142,880 on Driving to Work Over a Lifetime (Block Club)
  • It’s The 10th Year of the Parking Deal. From 2011, Here’s a Reminder of Why It Matters (BWLP)
  • Driver Fatally Strick Francis Mihalovits in Blue Island, Fled on Foot (Sun-Times)
  • Fire Forces Evacuation of Metra Train in Morton Grove (CBS)
  • Downed Electric Wires Cause Service Disruption on Metra’s Blue Island Branch (ABC)
  • Metra Passengers Stuck on Heritage Corridor for Hours Due to Engine Failure (CBS)
  • Columbia Chronicle: More Men Need to Step up to Stop Sexual Harassment on the CTA
  • Soon You’ll Be Able to Use Divvy Via the Lyft App (Curbed)

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Today’s Headlines for Monday, December 3

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