Today’s Headlines for Monday, August 22

  • Speeding driver rear-ends another vehicle at 110th/Cicero in Oak Lawn, kills 1, critically injures another (NBC)
  • Driver strikes Starbucks near Kostner/Irving Park in Irving Park neighborhood, no injuries (CBS)
  • All 3 Chicagoland transit systems are offering free rides to students on the first day of school (NBC)
  • ATA discusses the passage of Chicago’s equitable transit-oriented development ordinance
  • Another issue with festivals taking over Douglass Park for much of the summer: The bike lanes are blocked (
  • A Michigan State U. journalism student looks at Chicago bike advocacy efforts (SNR)
  • Loyola-owned plaza at eponymous Red Line stop named for basketball team chaplain Sister Jean, 103 (NBC)
  • Porta Potties set up for Air and Water Show create a door zone on the Lakefront Trail (Block Club)

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