Today’s Headlines for Monday, April 20

  • 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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