Today’s Headlines for Thursday, July 22

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  • Nearly 700 people applied for 50 apartments in Logan all-affordable TOD (Block Club)
  • Metra says its ridership is growing, with over 70,000 riders a day are using its trains this month (Sun-Times)
  • 2 men are in critical condition after driver crashes into Belmont Cragin storefront (Sun-Times)
  • Police release image of jeep who’s driver injured pedestrian, 61, in Park Manor and fled (CBS)
  • Man stabbed on Damen bus in Logan Square in 2nd stabbing incident on CTA property in one day (Sun-Times)
  • Big warehouse proposed across from Goose Island, which is poised to become residential (Crain’s)
  • Arlington Heights launches public art competition for Kensington pedestrian underpass (ABC)
  • Mundelein hosted local Intelligentsia Cup race on Monday (Tribune)
  • This weekend’s Sundays on State will feature karaoke, music, and vaccinations (Block Club)

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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, July 21

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  • CTA named top transit agency in N. America for COVID efforts by the American Public Transportation Association (FOX)
  • City Council vote on redevelopment of Michael Reese site today (Block Club)
  • Teen driver charged with reckless homicide after single-car crash that killed his 4 passengers in Hickory Hills (NBC)
  • Bicyclist killed in collision with Metra train at 102nd/Vincennes in Beverly (Beverly Review)
  • Hit-and-run driver, 18, turns himself in after fatally striking Marcia D. Morris, 63, near N. Shore Channel Trail (ABC)
  • Driver strikes and injures 2 people eating in Evanston’s pedestrianized Fountain Square, 1 seriously (CBS)
  • Evanston debuts a Slow Streets treatment on Greenleaf (Chicago Tribune)
  • Yellow Line shut down yesterday afternoon, replaced with shuttle bus, due to signal problems (CTA)
  • Should we cancel Lollapalooza as cases climb? Lightfoot says no, but attendees should be vaccinated (Block Club)
  • Downtown Lemont welcomes I&M Canal bike share (Chicago Tribune)
  • Bike tour on Saturday explores history of the 1919 Chicago Race Riot (Block Club)

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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, July 20

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  • WTTW’s 2021 summer festival guide lists dozens of outdoor events
  • City approves $60 million to build streets and infra for redevelopment of Michael Reese site (Sun-Times)
  • A 36-year-old woman was stabbed early this morning on a Blue Line train (CBS 2)
  • Judge orders CTA bus driver who shot himself while on duty to be released (Tribune)
  • Downtown Mundelein transformed for day of bike races (Daily Herald)
  • Lincoln Square residents continue to push for Winnemac Park dog park (Block Club)
  • Hops for Hope 5K to raise money for Project Mobility’s adaptive bikes (Daily Herald)
  • Conde Nast Traveler explains why Amtrak’s business class is worth the splurge
  • Chicago Tribune photographer Brian Cassella shares street shots of Tokyo in lead up to Olympics

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