Today’s Headlines for Monday, August 19

  • Driver critically injured man on bike, 22, at Oak/Michigan, where Blaine Klingenberg died (Block Club)
  • 2 injured after driver rear-ends CTA bus in Hyde Park (Sun-Times)
  • Forest preserve worker waiting for bus pulls man from fiery wreck (WGN)
  • Police release images of pickup from crash that killed Mark Dandridge, 54, in Burnside (Block Club)
  • Fox News interviews hit-and-run bike crash survivor Sorin Coneac, 17
  • CTA bus shot with pellet gun in East Garfield Park (Sun-Times)
  • The city has received dozens of complaints about sidewalk cafes blocking pedestrians (Sun-Times)
  • CBS looks at effort to count pedestrians on State by using sidewalk sensors
  • Curbed looks at West Town Bikes’ Chicago Bike Revolution on September 7

I’d like to give a big thanks to everyone who has donated so far this year to help us raise $50K by our December 1 deadline in order to win the $50K challenge grant from the Chicago Community Trust. Can you help us win the grant by chipping in? You can make a tax-exempt donation here.

Thanks for your support, and enjoy the rest of your summer.

– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago