Today’s Headlines for Monday, October 15

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  • State Lawmakers Say There Could Finally Be a Big Transpo Infra Bill After Election (Tribune)
  • Community Groups From Across the City Endorse Active Trans’ Call for a Bike/Walk Fund
  • Women’s March Takes Over Downtown Streets for a March to the Polls (Tribune)
  • Driver Ran Red at 43rd/Western, Killing Daniela Chavez, 5, Injuring 7 Others (Tribune)
  • Oswego Officials Hope to Speed up Talks About Extending Metra to Kendall County (Tribune)
  • 100% Affordable Building With 48 Units, 24 Spots Planned Near Kimball Station (Block Club)
  • Buffalo Grove Police Participated in National Walk and Bike to School Day (Tribune)
  • Bicycling Mag Edits Chicago Bikeway Mileage Numbers Following SBC Post Correcting Them
  • Man: I Shouldn’t Be Charged for Taking $1K Bike Because I Left My Own Bike Behind (WBBM)
  • Curbed Talks With Daniel Hertz About His New Book “The Battle of Lincoln Park”
  • Curbed Checks Out Bike Lane Uprising’s Efforts to Document, Stop Bikeway Obstructions
  • Bike Lane Uprising at Hack Night This Tuesday — Online RSVP Required by Noon That Day

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Today’s Headlines for Friday, October 12

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  • Pace Head T.J. Ross Is Retiring and 2019 Budget Includes Service Cuts (Tribune)
  • Wronski Looks at ON TO 2050’s Recommendation to Raise Gas Tax, Add VMT Fee
  • Driver Who Struck Man on Lawnmower While Fleeing Another Crash Charged (NBC)
  • SUV Driver Charged With DUI After Crashing Into Oak Park Storefronts (Tribune)
  • Unlicensed Driver Flees on Foot After Crash in Front of Chicago Theater (ABC)
  • Boy, 8, Goes Missing Near North/Clybourn, Is Found at Howard Station (ABC)
  • Cyclocross Racing Returns to Capentersville This Sunday (Tribune)

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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, October 11

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  • No Metra Fare Increases in Proposed 2019 Budget (Patch)
  • Lyft Offers Rogers Park Residents Discounts Until Murderer Is Caught (Block Club)
  • Lake County Partners Will Help Fund New Reverse-Commute Metra Service to Fox Lake (Tribune)
  • Unmarked Chicago Police Vehicle Involved in Crash in Grand Crossing (Sun-Times)
  • Police: N. Chicago’s Walk a Cop to School Event “Helps Build Bridges” With Youth (Tribune)
  • Chicago Has Only a Fraction of the Number of Audible Ped Signals as Peer Cities (CBS)
  • Will the Dutch Reach Actually Help Prevent Doorings? (The Chainlink)
  • Former Chicago Bike Writer Joe Parkin Has Opened a Shop in Colorado (CCT)

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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday October 10

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  • FWIW, Chicago Has Dropped From #1 to #6 in Bicycling’s City Rankings
  • Police Chase Alleged Mercedes Thief, Resulting in Gold Coast Taxi Crash (CBS)
  • Metra to Test Reverse-Commute Service in Lake County (Crain’s)
  • MD-W Passengers Discuss Getting Stranded by Morning Switch Problems (NBC)
  • Bike and Walk to School Day Has Special Significance in Illinois This Year (Active Trans)
  • After SBC Reported on Randolph Bike Lane Blockage, CBS Discusses The Issue With Cyclists
  • Chainlinkers Critique the New Concrete Protection on the Dearborn Bike Lane
  • Just in Time for Halloween, the CTA Is Seeing an Influx of Spiders at Stations (Tribune)
  • MWHSRA Luncheon on Thursday: Learn About California’s Revolutionary Rail Plan

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