Today’s Headlines

  • Did You Bike To Work Today? Bicycle Commuter Challenge Continues All Week [Active Trans]
  • Ontario Bridge Demolition Sped Up, “Carmageddon” “Not That Bad” [Sun-Times]
  • The Bronzeville Bike Box Opened On Sunday [Bike Box]
  • Citizens Taking Action Ranks Wards By Transit Availability [DNAinfo]
  • Uninsured Driver Kills 77-Year-Old Pedestrian Crossing Elston In Jefferson Park [Sun-Times]
  • Police Renew Call For Leads In Hit-and-Run That Killed Carissa Hinz [DNAinfo]
  • Metra Engineers Approve New 7-Year Contract [Tribune]
  • Want To Invest In CTA? Bonds Go On Sale Wednesday [Bond Buyer]
  • City Releases RFQ For Milwaukee Avenue Redesign [PDF]
  • Alderman Announces Five New Divvy Docks For 47th Ward [DNAinfo]
  • Join Free “Bike The Burbs” Ride Down Prairie Path On June 29 [Active Trans]

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