Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, July 8

  • How can we use bikes as a tool for social change for the most vulnerable? (Active Trans)
  • 50 CTA Cooling Buses at various CPS locations are part of Lightfoot’s heatwave strategy (City of Chicago)
  • Union Pacific says it will stop providing some support services to Metra next month (Crain’s)
  • Arlington Heights appoints village trustee Mary Beth Canty to the RTA board (Daily Herald)
  • Restaurant on the Balmoral Cafe Street temporarily closes due to COVID case (Block Club)
  • Coronavirus ticket amnesty is over for street sweeping, city stickers (Block Club)
  • A new socially-distanced outdoor movie theater at Soldier Field has room for walk-ins (Tribune)
  • Chicago-based Kozy’s and World Bicycle Relief received PPP loans (BRAIN)
  • How CTA access helped make Uptown a live music Mecca (WBEZ)

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