Today’s Headlines for Friday, April 22

  • More coverage of how removal of Madison medians contributed to cyclist’s death (NBC, Block Club)
  • ELPC director calls for building a protected bike lane network to fight climate change (Crain’s)
  • Lightfoot will release climate action plan today. No word yet if it will include more free gas cards. (ABC)
  • Instead of giving away free gasoline, Eric Zorn suggests Lightfoot subsidize free air at gas stations
  • The New York Times looks at the absurdity of Willie Wilson’s (possibly illegal) gas giveaways
  • Suspicious package found in Loop, caused brief service disruptions on CTA train lines (NBC)
  • Plan for expansion of Mars Wrigley center on Goose Island includes new pedestrian walkways (Sun-Times)
  • Canadian Pacific: We’re not proposing additional Metra-delaying freight trains for Lake County (Tribune)
  • Metra stages massive clean-up effort along Chicago-area tracks in honor of Earth Day (Fox)
  • While People for Bikes said Chicago is a horrible city for biking, Wallet Hub gave us a high rating (Axios)

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