Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, August 27

  • Mayor Lightfoot plans town halls to discuss infrastructure spending [Curbed]
  • Schaumburg may end ban on e-scooter and skateboard riding on sidewalks [Daily Herald]
  • Man grabbing cell phones from pedestrians while riding a Divvy bike [Sun-Times]
  • Valparaiso expanding bus route to Indiana Dunes train station [Post-Tribune]
  • Wall Street Journal looks into the rising Great Lakes and effects on Chicago [WSJ]
  • Join the South Side Critical Mass on the first Friday of each month [Facebook]
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Thanks for your support, and enjoy the rest of your summer.

– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago