Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, September 27

  • Letter: Urban environmentalists calls for redesigning Chicago streets to be less car-centric and improve safety (Sun-Times)
  • Block Club looks at last Thursday’s Chicago, Bike Grid Now Jamapalooza event for World Car Free Day
  • Driver charged in Evanston hit-and-run that seriously injured man, 18 (Evanston Roundtable)
  • Bike rider is in good condition after being shot in leg near 80th/Woodlawn in Avalon Park (CBS)
  • Fifty years ago, two Loop-bound commuter Illinois Central trains crashed, killing 45 and injuring more than 300 (Tribune)
  • Mayoral hopeful Ald. Ray Lopez calls for dedicated transit police force, CPD throws water on that idea (FOX)
  • Chicago Transit Authority adds new features to cars amid safety concerns (NBC)
  • While CTA staffer went to help robbery victim at Homan/Kedzie, items were stolen from her booth (FOX)
  • Lightfoot offers TIF money to convert vacant LaSalle Street offices into housing (Block Club)
  • Supply chain shortage leaves Chicago woman without a car for months following crash (for better or for worse) (CBS)

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