Today’s Headlines for Monday, August 17

  • City lifts restrictions to Loop bridges, streets, CTA stops (Sun-Times)
  • Letter from ATA: Shutting down transit is unfair to Chicagoans who need it most (Sun-Times)
  • Chicagoland transit’s fate tied to trust — and probably federal cash (Sun-Times)
  • Longtime Little Village nut vendor Jose Almanza, 67, killed by driver fleeing police (Tribune)
  • Hit-and-run driver killed Radame Morales on 4000 block of West Division (Sun-Times)
  • Police: Man in serious condition after being stabbed across neck on 63rd Street bus (WGN)
  • Chicagoans discuss how COVID is making them switch from CTA to bikes and scooters (NPR)
  • The Daily Herald launches a new column about suburban biking by Ralph Banasiak

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