Transportation Commissioner Rebekah Scheinfeld blamed shorter yellow lights on electrical fluctuations.
But critics attacked it as "election-year fluff" with no real content.
The Rules Committee hastily passed three new referendums for the February municipal election.
Aldermen John Arena and Scott Waguespack will use a parliamentary move at Wednesday's council meeting.
A public nuisance meeting on Los Recuerdos brought out angry neighbors.
Set to begin in spring, the rehab will make the building energy efficient and accessible, Quinn said.
There aren't enough officers to respond quickly to uptick in break-ins, 32nd Ward alderman said.
Neighborhood groups joined aldermen in calling for day care for all Chicago children.
Inspector General Joseph Ferguson announced he'll look into irregularities with the system.
The Michigan-based motor group was surprised by the delays and relieved to finally get a green light.
A proposal by Ald. Deborah Graham would prohibit limitations on bringing alcohol to BYOB restaurants.
Ald. Bob Fioretti called for hearings on what data the city is collecting and to what end.
The overpass will be replaced by a grade-level intersection, which some say will increase congestion.
Ald. Scott Waguespack is submitting a resolution calling for hearings on the accuracy of crime stats.
Aldermen Joe Moreno and Scott Waguespack seek to clarify powered bicycles' place on the streets.
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