Today’s Headlines for Thursday, April 23

  • Ald. Michele Smith: “Hundreds” have complained about crowded sidewalks since LFT closure (Tribune)
  • Sadly, even an Earth Day “Right to Breathe” protest had to be done by car caravan (Block Club)
  • Man in good condition after being stabbed in neck after argument on Blue Line near Irving (Sun-Times)
  • CTA to pay $3 million to man whose leg was amputated after bus crash (WTTW)
  • Yorkville teen charged in Kendall County DUI crash that injured 6 (WSPY)
  • Firm that formerly did security for CTA discusses what it’s like operating during the pandemic (Tribune)
  • Petition to reopen the Lakefront Trail for bike commuting has 975 signatures
  • Bike the Drive is canceled — consider donating to help Active Trans bridge the funding gap
  • We Keep You Rollin’ offers free loaner bikes for short rides in Chicago’s Riverdale community

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