Today’s Headlines for Thursday August 20

  • Metra projects $682M in lost revenue amid COVID-19 ridership decline (Tribune)
  • Garfield Green plan aims to spur growth, maintain affordability on W. Side (Block Club)
  • Hit-and-run driver seriously injured male pedestrian in the 4400 block of West Lake (WGN)
  • Officers: Person stole squad car, crashed into parked vehicle in South Shore (ABC)
  • Historic Long Grove covered bridge hit twice in less than 1 week after lengthy rebuild (ABC)
  • Input sought for new plaza east of McDonalds at Lincoln and Western (Block Club)
  • Black-owned engineering firm Ardmore Roderick working on CTA, O’Hare projects (ABC)

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