Today’s Headlines for Monday, June 12

  • Hinz: Trump’s Half-Baked Infrastructure “Plan” Won’t Help Illinois (Crain’s)
  • The Red Purple Modernization Project Is Moving Forward (Curbed)
  • Teen Driver Killed Cyclist Deborah Wright, 49, Near Rock Cut State Park (The Chainlink)
  • 1 Killed, 5 Injured in Belmont Craigin Crash (CBS)
  • Man Charged With DUI for Fatal Waukegan Crash (Sun-Times)
  • Man Sues Chicago Police for Squad Car Crash That Killed Brother (Sun-Times)
  • Officer Dragged by Driver, Injured After Trying to Stop Motorist (DNA)
  • Witness: Postal Worker Tackled Phone Thief on ‘L’, Held Him for Police (DNA)
  • WTTW Talks to Active Trans About the 8/20 Chicago Cinder Classic Fixie Race
  • The World Naked Bike Ride Took Place Just in Time for the Heatwave (Chicagoist, Xinhua)
  • Community Meeting on the Proposed Metra Electric Cuts on 6/19 in South Shore
  • CMAP Panel “Harnessing Technology for Future Mobility” 6/22 at 8:30 AM at IIT

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