Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, September 18

  • $9.5M city settlement for cyclist Catalin Dumitrescu, who crashed on Hyde Park tracks (Sun-Times)
  • Driver fatally struck Brian Wilson, 37, in North Chicago Friday (Daily Herald)
  • CBS provides more info about River North crash victim Elizabeth Boshardy, 29, a data scientist
  • Speeding male driver, 44, critically injured after crashing into pole, building on Goose Island (Sun-Times)
  • Veterans, elected officials celebrate renovated Metra Healy station, new murals (Block Club)
  • Downtown Red Line trains were rerouted to elevated yesterday due to person on tracks (CBS)
  • Meeting on N. LSD reconstruction from Montrose to Lawrence  9/26, 6 PM Truman College (Cappleman)

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

– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago