Today’s Headlines for Wedesday, April 15

  • CTA bus driver becomes the second employee to die of COVID-19 (Sun-Times)
  • Slick roads, unsafe speeds blamed for 54-vehicle pileup on Kennedy; no life-threatening injuries (CBS)
  • Julio Rodriguez, from Belmont Cragin’s NW Side Housing Center discusses pandemic response (Active Trans)
  • Skokie is requiring people to wear face masks in public, including on transit (WGN)
  • S. Side Weekly calls for free, CPD-free CTA, quotes SBC’s prediction that overpolicing would cause protests
  • Metra, Amtrak salute essential workers April 16 with ‘Sound the Horn’ campaign (ABC)
  • 312 RiverRun trail on North Branch is being used to market real estate (Crain’s)

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