Today’s Headlines for Friday, July 8

  • Lightfoot, Durbin, transpo officials announce effort to win $251.1 million in federal grants for Union Station upgrades (Trains.com)
  • State Senator Jaqueline Collins: Auburn Park Metra station marks a ‘turning point’ for the South Side (Crain’s)
  • Police release image of vehicle whose driver critically injured male pedestrian at 4343 W. Cermak and fled (FOX)
  • …This was the 3rd critical or fatal hit-and-run ped crash in North Lawndale / Little Village in 3 weeks
  • Articles from right-wing Center Square site imply that COVID money for the CTA and Metra is a wasteful subsidy
  • GOP challenger calls out Pritzker for ignoring the violence-plagued, fictional “Edgefield Park” community (Capitol Fax)
  • 2nd Clark Street Crossroads workshop on 6/19 at Chase Fieldhouse, 4701 N. Ashland from 6 – 8pm

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