Today’s Headlines for Friday, June 9

  • Chicago Is Still the 6th Most Walkable Large City, But Walk Score Decreased by 0.03% (RedFin)
  • Amazon Unveils Romeoville Distribution Center, May Hire 8K Workers Next Year (Herald)
  • Crews Are Surveying East End of the Midway as a Site for Possible Obama Library Garage (DNA)
  • U. of C. Staffer Pushed off Bike, Robbed in Hyde Park — 3rd Assault on a Cyclist This Week (DNA)
  • DUI Crackdown in Englewood This Weekend (DNA)
  • 76-Story Skyscaper Near Roosevelt Station Is Ready to Rise (Curbed)
  • Metra Is Adding Trains & Cars This Weekend for Blues Fest, Spring Awakening (Patch)
  • Lots of, Um, Coverage for Saturday’s Naked Bike Ride (DNA, ChicagoistTime Out, WGN, US99)
  • Active Trans Hosts the Chicago Cinder Classic Fixie Race at Winnemac Stadium on 8/20

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