Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, September 25

  • Despite Lori’s opposition, proponents are still pushing for Metra fare cuts, service increases (HPH)
  • Tribune: Liz Boshardy, 29, killed by a trucker who failed to yield set an example for a life well-lived
  • Man reportedly attacked 2 women with a hammer on a Crystal Lake bike/ped trail (ABC)
  • Bomb scare shuts down Diversey/Clark/Broadway intersection for 2 hours (Block Club)
  • Evanston is seeing a bike theft epidemic (Evanston Now)
  • The Purple/Brown collision near Sedgwick resulted in 14 people being sent to hospitals (NBC)
  • 2 Chicago police officers complete 300-mile bike ride to draw attention to the opioid crisis (ABC)

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– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago