Today’s Headlines

  • 43rd Street Pedestrian Bridge To Lakefront Will Finally Be Rebuilt (DNA)
  • Pride Parade Means More Frequent Trains, Detoured Bus Routes On Sunday (WLS-TV)
  • Civil Suit Filed Against Hit-And-Run Driver Who Killed Bicyclist Su Ai Xie (RedEye)
  • New, More Visible Traffic Lights Turned On At Milwaukee-Wood-Wolcott (DNA)
  • Memorial To Daniel Burnham To Focus On Virtual Interpretive Trail (Tribune)
  • Mary Schmich: Lucas Museum Better Than “Field Of Battered Black Pavement” (Tribune)
  • …While McCarron Grumbles About Efficient Use Of Street Space, Old Railroads (Tribune)
  • Book, Tours Highlight Curiosities Of Loop’s Pedway Network (Chicago Mag)
  • New Clark Park Rowing Boathouse Boasts Rain-Friendly Bike Racks (Ding Ding Let’s Ride )

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  • That WLS “coverage” of bus detours for pride is completely useless — no map is shown or linked to, they just listed the busses that will have some kind of detour along their route.

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