Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, April 19

  • Council Will Vote on LED Street Light Contract, Party Bus Crackdown Today (Tribune)
  • Child, 3 Adults Injured in Wrong-Way Lake Shore Drive Crash (Tribune)
  • Fatal DUI Case Languishes in Cook County Court for More Than a Decade (Tribune)
  • Fallen Cyclist Husband Pushing for Tougher Penalties for Drivers Who Fail to Yield (Tribune)
  • What’s Next for Active Trans’ Chicago River Trail Advocacy Campaign?
  • Checking in on Loop Construction Sites (Curbed)
  • Loop Protected Lane Network Featured in Curbed Roundup of U.S. Bike Initiatives
  • A 1936 Rail Map Shows the Routes That Eventually Became the Illinois Prairie Path (Chainlink)
  • Dutch Artist Paints Colorful Animal Mural on Entire Facade of West Town Building (DNA)
  • Food Trucks and Yoga Will Activate Downtown Pritzker Park on April 29 (DNA)

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