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Today’s Headlines for Monday, April 20

9:00 AM CDT on April 20, 2020

    • COVID-19 could result in a $551M loss for CTA, $1B for all local transit agencies (Tribune)
    • Advocates call for transit agencies to prioritize racial equity in COVID-19 response (Active Trans)
    • Letter: Oakland, MNPLS & Boston have opened streets with some success. Why not Chicago? (Tribune)
    • 2nd person charged with pushing Marine into train ordered held without bond (Block Club)
    • Boy, 16, critically injured in Palatine dirt bike crash (Sun-Times)
    • Pregnant woman among 3 seriously injured in Dan Ryan crash (Sun-Times)
    • Driver seriously injured after fleeing Albany Park traffic stop colliding with Brown train (NBC)
    • Driver in custody after crash with squad car in East Garfield Park (Sun-Times)
    • CPD: 2 armed robberies of people waiting at or near CTA bus stops in Montclare (Sun-Times)
    • Photos of normally busy Chicago locations devoid of people (WBEZ)
    • Petition to reopen Lakefront Trail for biking during pandemic has 950+ signatures

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