Today’s Headlines for Thursday, July 6

  • Sun-Times Looks at the Expansion of the CTA’s Prepaid Boarding Pilot
  • Police: 2 Teens Rescued Baby From Burning Car After Deadly DUI Crash in Minooka (NBC)
  • Driver Who Killed Motorcyclist in McHenry After Using Heroin Sentenced to 16 Years (Tribune)
  • Demotion Begins for Controversial Logan Square TOD Project (DNA)
  • North Branch Zoning Ordinance Goes to Plan Commission on July 20 (Curbed)
  • Hearing on Whether Lincoln Towing Will Lose Its License Start Friday (DNA)
  • Metra Adds Service for Taste of Chicago (Patch)
  • Go Bronzeville’s Bernard Loyd Discusses Initiatives, Including Bronzeville Bike Box (Tribune)
  • Tinley Park Man Will Circumnavigate Lake Michigan by Bike to Raise Money for Charity (Tribune)
  • “Lawrence Jaunt” Ride Tonight From Bikes N’ Roses to Argyle Night Market, Meeting at 6:30 PM (DNA)

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  • BlueFairlane

    I wonder how long it would take to circumnavigate Lake Michigan on a bike.

  • Fred

    Google Maps says its about 1000mi, or ~90hrs of riding.

  • johnaustingreenfield

    Not to toot my own horn, but I’ve done this, over the course of a few different trips. I’ve also ridden the entire perimeter of Illinois, which is pretty easy to do in stages thanks to Illinois’ extensive, bike-friendly Amtrak network.