Today’s Headlines for Thursday, September 1

  • Driver fatally struck Julian Medina, 14, as biked Sunday evening at 55th/La Grange in SW suburban Countryside (Tribune)
  • Block Club looks at the 8/12 action to protect pedestrians on DLSD that was thwarted by responding officers
  • Black residents were once confined to one block in Uptown. A community garden will honor these families. (Block Club)
  • All Kids Bike partnering with Chicago schools, asking for bike donations (FOX)
  • Former Tribune transportation reporter Mary Wisniewski injured thumb whiling biking on potholed Cortland
  • Why was there an ‘L’ car in the travel lanes of the Ike? It’s Goose Island Brewery’s mobile bar (Block Club)
  • What’s up with the transit-themed marketing for All Elite Wrestling event in Hoffman Estates that uses MTA iconography?
  • Last day for special “Rails, Trails, and Ales” Heritage Corridor runs with a dedicated bike car is Saturday 9/3 
  • All-day Half Acre CX Eliminator — where cyclists ride through extreme conditions – to support Big Marsh (Block Club)
  • Better Streets seeks volunteers for DLSD Noise Study on the morning of Monday 9/4 at Bike the Drive

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