Today’s Headlines for Thursday, March 18

  • Cafe Streets, including grants for biz participation, and Slow Streets are coming back (Block Club)
  • Riverdale officer in serious condition after driver runs red, striking their vehicle (NBC)
  • Suspected intoxicated driver rear-ended ambulance in East Garfield, no injuries (ABC)
  • California and Diversey in Logan Square are getting buffered bike lanes, bump-outs (Block Club)
  • CBS looks at Metra’s “high-tech” air purification plans
  • Early Southwest Highway feedback supports walkable, bikable update in Oak Lawn (Tribune)
  • Reader’s Dukmasova ponders the significance of not commuting by transit during COVID
  • John looks back at the lows and highs of the pandemic’s impact on transportation (Reader)
  • Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Malcolm Subban is into cycling (Tribune)
  • Give a shout-out to bus and train operators on Transit Drivers Appreciation Day (Sun-Times)

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