Today’s Headlines for Thursday, August 22

  • Trump’s trade war with China puts South Side CTA car manufacturer’s future at risk (ABC)
  • ABC: Deadly Bellwood ambulance crash last year involved cocaine, high speeds, no seatbelts
  • Evanston bike advocates give the suburb a “D” grade for bikeways (Evanston Roundtable)
  • Signs of progress on building a continuous lakefront bike path on the North Shore? (Tribune)
  • North Branch Trail’s Howard Street crossing closed due to construction — here’s the detour (Chainlink)
  • Tim Bannon, 14, born without arms, will compete in triathlon via adaptive cycle (Tribune)
  • Community meeting on Dickens Greenway tonight 6-8 PM at Lincoln Park High, 2001 N. Orchard Ave.

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

– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago