Today’s Headlines for Friday, July 3

  • The COVID pandemic is taking a tremendous toll on public transit systems (NY Times)
  • CDOT introduces free workshops to help adults learn how to ride a bicycle
  • CTA bus driver charged in body slamming incident that went viral (ABC 7)
  • Everything you need to know about Chicago’s travel order (NBC 5)
  • Neil Steinberg column encourages residents to get outside and enjoy the summer (Sun-Times)
  • Curbed interviews Representative Ayanna Pressley and discusses free public transit
  • Wealthy lakefront resident agrees to remove bushes from public property (Sun-Times)
  • The hedges are gone, but protesters want Lakeview homeowner to close southwest side asphalt plant (Block Club)

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Here are some tips on preventing the spread of COVID-19, and advice for Chicagoans on what to do if you think you may have been exposed to the virus.

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