Today’s Headlines for Thursday, July 21

  • Block Club looks at the City Council vote approving the equitable transit-oriented development ordinance
  • More coverage of yesterday’s vote against allowing 9 mph speeding near parks, schools (Tribune, Block Club, Sun-Times)
  • During debate over speed cameras, UIC professors called for “redesigning streets to slow driving” in a Sun-Times op-ed
  • The Council also voted to crack down on drag racing and drifting (doing doughnuts in the middle of intersections) (ABC)
  • Arnelis Flores, 14, killed, 4 others injured in rollover crash on Eisenhower Expressway near Kedzie in East Garfield Park (ABC)
  • Metra train struck vehicle during afternoon rush Wednesday in Palatine, no injuries (CBS)
  • Chicago City Clerk’s Office announces permanent free city sticker option for veterans (CBS)

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