Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, September 10

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  • Lincoln Yards opponents sue to stop $1.3B TIF subsidy (Block Club)
  • 60-unit affordable housing building planned near California Pink stop in Little Village (Block Club)
  • INRIX study argues that Chicago is one of the city’s that stands to gain the most from scooter use (Curbed)
  • Man arrested after stabbing another man and cutting an officer at the Loyola Red Line stop (Tribune)
  • In an era when housing is replacing gas stations, Albany Park is getting a new gas station (Block Club)
  • CTA employees participate in “The Track to Learning” school supply giveaway (Chicago Defender)
  • BUILD Uniting Communities for Peace ride 9/21, 5100 W. Harrison, meets 9 AM, departs 10 AM

I’d like to give a big thanks to everyone who has donated so far this year to help us raise $50K by our December 1 deadline in order to win the $50K challenge grant from the Chicago Community Trust. Can you help us win the grant by chipping in? You can make a tax-exempt donation here.

Thanks for your support, and enjoy the rest of your summer.

– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago

Today’s Headlines for Monday, September 9

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  • Bus driver who racked up 12+ tickets fired, sued after injuring cyclist in River North (WTTW)
  • Videos show attempted traffic stop that led to fatal Englewood vehicle crash (Sun-Times)
  • CNT’s Jacky Grimshaw praises the CTA’s equity efforts in a letter to the Sun-Times
  • After moms shame CTA by making their own pregnancy buttons, CTA finally releases theirs (Tribune)
  • The Tribune looks at the Dickens Avenue neighborhood greenway controversy
  • Curbed recommends low-stress paces to ride a bike in Chicago
  • City closes Taurus flavors, home of the “Sweet Steak” after driver struck it (Sun-Times)
  • Roll N Peace bike ride this Friday 9/13, 6 PM at the Ashland/63rd Green Line station
  • “Motherload” doc on family cycling, including cameos by Chicagoans, screens 9/27 at Constellation

I’d like to give a big thanks to everyone who has donated so far this year to help us raise $50K by our December 1 deadline in order to win the $50K challenge grant from the Chicago Community Trust. Can you help us win the grant by chipping in? You can make a tax-exempt donation here.

Thanks for your support, and enjoy the rest of your summer.

– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago

Today’s Headlines for Friday, September 6

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I’d like to give a big thanks to everyone who has donated so far this year to help us raise $50K by our December 1 deadline in order to win the $50K challenge grant from the Chicago Community Trust. Can you help us win the grant by chipping in? You can make a tax-exempt donation here.

Thanks for your support, and enjoy the rest of your summer.

– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago

Today’s Headlines for Thursday, September 5

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  • Video shows crash that killed Myrna Logan, 81, witnesses wonder why driver was released (CBS)
  • NIMBY website “Balance on Broadway” launched to fight TOD plan for old Treasure Island site
  • Tired of waiting for CTA to produce “Baby on Board” pins, moms make their own (Sun-Times)
  • 10-year-old, 5-story apartment building near the Kimball Brown stop sells for $15.2M (MHN)
  • Cog Cycles, specializing in rehabbed bikes, opens at 3453 W. Foster in North Park (Block Club)
  • ATA seeks input on scooters with a survey, 9/13 roundtable, 9/25 panel with SBC at RevBrew’s taproom
  • UIC Urban Forum on the future of autonomous vehicles, 9/19, 8:45 AM-1 PM, 750 S. Halsted
  • MPC panel on property tax reform 10/2, 11:30 AM-2 PM, 140 S. Dearborn

I’d like to give a big thanks to everyone who has donated so far this year to help us raise $50K by our December 1 deadline in order to win the $50K challenge grant from the Chicago Community Trust. Can you help us win the grant by chipping in? You can make a tax-exempt donation here.

Thanks for your support, and enjoy the rest of your summer.

– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago

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