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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, July 16

9:00 AM CDT on July 16, 2020

    • 4 companies (Bird, Lyft, Spin, and Wheels) applied for 3 slots in upcoming scooter pilot (WTTW)
    • Metra to begin long-planned construction of Edgewater station in fall (Tribune)
    • Driver ran from Dan Ryan crash that sent man falling 45 feet over retaining wall (Sun-Times)
    • Tollway wants Western Springs, Hinsdale to pick design for new ped bridge over I-294 (Tribune)
    • Vertical farm planned for former big-box store in Calumet City (Sun-Times)
    • Experts: Indoor dining is sketchy, outdoor dining is safer if it's "sheltered from foot traffic" (Tribune)
    • Schwinns are being built in the U.S. again, but production isn't returning to Chicago (Detroit News)

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