Today’s Headlines for Friday, May 20

  • State, CTA to seek $400 million from feds for Blue Line, I-290 work (Crain’s)
  • Efforts to make transit-oriented development equitable starting to pay off, Chicago officials say (WTTW)
  • Man, 48, killed by motorcyclist, who was critically injured, while crossing 5-lane Irving Park (FOX)
  • 2 killed, 8 injured in shooting outside Chicago Ave. Red stop, train services temporarily halted (WGN)
  • Man, 18, allegedly attacked person at Libertyville Metra stop with brick before robbing them (Patch)
  • Metra to pay $12M to settlement after teen driver stopped on tracks, resulting in death of 2 girls (CBS)
  • Ride of Silence honors bicyclists killed by drivers in deadly year for Chicago bike riders (Block Club)
  • CDOT is seeking community input on South Lawndale (Little Village) Neighborhood Bike Network
  • NBC: Truckers from other cities are getting stuck under bridges, then scammed by tow operators (NBC)
  • Franklin Park Railroad Day on 6/11 will line up vintage rail cars so attendees can tour them (Tribune)
  • Equiticity is hosting several weekly Community Rituals walks and bike rides on the South and West sides

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