Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, July 21

  • CTA named top transit agency in N. America for COVID efforts by the American Public Transportation Association (FOX)
  • City Council vote on redevelopment of Michael Reese site today (Block Club)
  • Teen driver charged with reckless homicide after single-car crash that killed his 4 passengers in Hickory Hills (NBC)
  • Bicyclist killed in collision with Metra train at 102nd/Vincennes in Beverly (Beverly Review)
  • Hit-and-run driver, 18, turns himself in after fatally striking Marcia D. Morris, 63, near N. Shore Channel Trail (ABC)
  • Driver strikes and injures 2 people eating in Evanston’s pedestrianized Fountain Square, 1 seriously (CBS)
  • Evanston debuts a Slow Streets treatment on Greenleaf (Chicago Tribune)
  • Yellow Line shut down yesterday afternoon, replaced with shuttle bus, due to signal problems (CTA)
  • Should we cancel Lollapalooza as cases climb? Lightfoot says no, but attendees should be vaccinated (Block Club)
  • Downtown Lemont welcomes I&M Canal bike share (Chicago Tribune)
  • Bike tour on Saturday explores history of the 1919 Chicago Race Riot (Block Club)

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