Today’s Headlines for Monday, August 31

  • Peaceful protest for Black lives led by rabbi briefly takes over part of Michigan Ave. (Tribune)
  • Employers wanted workers back in Loop by now; COVID and civil unrest have delayed that (Sun-Times)
  • When riders won’t wear masks, CTA bus drivers say they’re the ones who suffer (WBEZ)
  • How to get everyone wearing masks on public transit (Active Trans)
  • Metra’s challenges: picketing workers, IL Senate scrutiny, balking conductors on UP lines (Herald)
  • Driver in custody after allegedly fatally striking man in Englewood, fleeing (Sun-Times)
  • 2 Chicago police officers seriously injured in Chatham Crash (NBC)
  • Coronavirus put more cyclists on downstate Illinois trails (Sun-Times)
  • 2021 Budget Town Hall series starts today 6 PM with State of the Budget conversation (Lightfoot)
  • Equiticity invites “anyone interested” to ride marshal training Tuesday 6 PM at Ellis Park
  • Here’s the full roster of community bike rides Equiticity is supporting in September

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