Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, June 6

  • Driver Killed Louis Smith, 56, on Bike in East Garfield Last Night, 2nd Bike Fatality of 2017 (CBS)
  • 2nd Attack on a Cyclist in South Loop in 3 Days: Car Passenger Grabbed Woman’s Backpack (DNA)
  • CDOT Has Deactivated Red Light Cam at Irving/Kedzie, Mell Asking for a Left-Turn Signal (DNA)
  • 774 Chicago Taxi Medallions Have Been Foreclosed on as Cabbies Struggle to Compete (DNA)
  • Kamin: The 606 Is Looking Greener Than Ever, But Displacement Concerns Are Growing Too (Tribune)
  • Trib Editorial Opposes 606 Ordinance, Calls for More Affordable Units in TODs Instead
  • 36th Ward Prepare for Its 2nd Consecutive Year of Participatory Budgeting (DNA)
  • Four Good Places to Bike With Kids in Chicagoland (Chicago Parent)
  • Ride Vintage ‘L’ Cars During Today’s CTA Celebration & You Could Get a Free Poster (DNA)
  • Free Coffee for Train Riders From Trucks at Roosevelt Stop, Ogilvie Center on Dump the Pump Day 6/15
  • Second Annual Memorial Ride and BBQ for Fallen Cyclist Blaine Klingenberg on Saturday 6/17
  • The Chainlink Hosts Ferris Bueller Scavenger Hunt Benefit for World Bicycle Relief on 6/22

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