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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, August 25

9:00 AM CDT on August 25, 2020

    • ATA looks at transportation patterns among communities that were hit hardest by COVID
    • Metra suspends some train service to Chicago amid civil unrest after Jacob Blake shooting (NBC)
    • Homicide charges for man who drove into River Forest Starbucks killing 4 passengers (Sun-Times)
    • Metra announces changes at 87th/Pulaski, where there have been 2 deadly crashes (CBS)
    • RTA funds engineering for bike-ped transit access improvements in 4 communities (Mass Transit)
    • Consultants to begin work on pedestrian safety enhancements in downtown Oswego (Tribune)
    • Metra train station redesign approved by Homewood Appearance Commission (HFC)
    • Metra updates Hazel Crest station (Progressive Railroading)
    • City launches design contest to brainstorm winter outdoor dining solutions (Block Club)
    • Tinley Park High alum buys new bike for educator whose ride was stolen (Tribune)

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