Today’s Headlines for Monday, July 19

  • Prepaid Bus Boarding Coming to 69th St. Red Line Station, Lakeview LSD Bus Stop (DNA)
  • The Tribune Looks at How the State Budget Crisis Could Lead to Shutdown of 700 Road Projects
  • Speeding Hit-and-Run Driver Killed Eric Judge, 23, at 1:30 AM Sunday at Division/Damen (DNA)
  • 13 suffer Minor Injuries in CTA Bus/Car Collision at Michigan & Adams (Sun-Times)
  • Charges Pending After Shots Fired Inside Clark/Division Red Line Station (Tribune)
  • 2 Warehouses Slated for Adaptive Reuse Along Future Paseo Path in Pilsen (Curbed)
  • 166 New Housing Units Will Replace Bank by Ravenswood Metra Station (Curbed)
  • The Tribune Visits One of the City’s Free Adult Bike Riding Classes
  • New People Space in Portage Park’s 6 Corners Features Lovely Hand-Painted Public Piano (DNA)
  • Go Bronzeville / Slow Roll’s Juneteenth Ride Meets at 6 PM Tonight at Monument at 2620 S. King
  • Active Trans Discusses New Cycling Initiatives at the Timbuk2 Store Tomorrow 6-8 PM — Free Refreshments
  • Meeting on 6/24 to Discuss CDOT Pilot to Create Network of Neighborhood Greenways in 48th Ward

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    I’ve long thought that plot of land by the Ravenswood Metra station was a good re-development opportunity, though I’m not certain that I like what’s going in there.

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