Today’s Headlines


Man wounded by gunshot near Kinzie Street protected bike lanes (Sun-Times)

Butterfield Foods to sell coffee, sandwiches at CTA Jeff Park and Roosevelt stops (CTA Tattler)

Car injures pedestrian in south suburban Crestwod (Southtown Star)

West Side shooting victim dies while driving to hospital, blocking entrance to Eisenhower (Defender)

A guide to retailers who still have CTA passes at the old price (RedEye)

New report looks at transit oriented development opportunities in western ‘burbs (CNT)

Can “Chicagoism” lead the way for sustainable development in the future? (Urbanist)

Columnist argues against drivers licenses for undocumented immigrants (Austin Weekly News)

Could Chicago’s parking enforcement workers double as city ambassadors? (FOX)

Many of Chicago’s best bars are located on future Spoke Routes (Chicago Magazine)

A meditation on winter bicycling (LGRAB)

A critic regrets predicting success of the Loop’s “Color Jam” street installation (Time Out)

A clever, if impractical, way to avoid the CTA’s O’Hare surcharge (Time Out)

A bystander provides photos from Saturday nights Apple Store car crash (Chicagoist)

Accessing horseback riding in Willow Springs via public transit (Newcity)

Intersection of Golf and Wilkes roads in Rolling Meadows is being “modernized” (Daily Herald)

Photo Gallery: The 2013 No Pants Subway Ride (Time Out)

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John Greenfield

John has lived in Chicago since 1989 and has worked a number of bicycle jobs, from messenger to mechanic to managing the Chicago Department of Transportation's bicycle parking program, arranging the installation of over 3,700 bike racks. He writes regularly for Time Out Chicago, Newcity, Momentum and Urban Velo magazines and works at Boulevard Bikes in Logan Square.

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