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Today’s Headlines for Monday, May 18

8:52 AM CDT on May 18, 2020

    • Chicago Council's Sam Kling on how our city can avoid a post-pandemic traffic crisis (Tribune)
    • Herald: Don't expect public transit to bounce back to 'normal' when COVID-19 retreats
    • Kamin: Lightfoot should rethink the closure of LFT, which prioritized driving over biking (Tribune)
    • Chicago Transit Board amends fund to aid CTA families affected by virus (Progressive Railroading)
    • Delivery driver turns self in after seriously injuring woman after dispute, fleeing (WGN)
    • Flooding causes chaos, requires fire dept. to use boats to rescue people on Lower Wacker (ABC)
    • Power outages, Metra delays after Loop ComEd vault fire (Sun-Times)
    • Red Line was service suspended between Garfield, 95th due to debris on tracks (Sun-Times)
    • Yellow Line derailment disrupts Red, Purple service as well (Sun-Times)
    • John responds to Crain's op-ed calling pedestrian and bike infra "hard to justify"
    • UIC workshops on infrastructure for electric-powered transportation today 1-2:30 PM and on 6/15

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