Today’s Headlines for Thursday, April 21

  • Free Chicago gas and transit card giveaway narrowly passes budget committtee, full vote on 4/27 (NBC)
  • Can the federal government help make the CTA safer? Durbin discusses the issue (ABC)
  • Tio Hardiman, fired from Ceasefire after 2013 domestic violence arrest, offers “violence interrupters” for CTA (Sun-Times)
  • State worker charged with DUI, reckless homicide in SW Side crash that decapitated female driver (ABC)
  • DUI driver charged in Dan Ryan Expressway crash that injured 5, including 2 Chicago police officers
  • Metra stages massive clean-up effort along Chicago-area tracks for Earth Day (Fox)
  • U.S. PIRG discusses Chicago bike infrastructure
  • Green Drives vehicle electrification conference takes place May 3 at Northern IL U. in Naperville
  • National Shared Mobility Summit takes place May 17-18 at InterContinental Hotel

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