Today’s Headlines for Monday, April 24

  • Unreliable CTA service is a frustration for riders. It’s also costing Chicago. (Tribune)
  • City commits $42 million to municipal fleet electrification initiative (City of Chicago)
  • Sun-Times columnist Neil Steinberg goes on one of Sherman “Dilla” Thomas’s tours
  • New transit-oriented development flanking 43rd CTA Green Line breaks ground (Urbanize)
  • Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission unveils 40-year plan (Tribune)
  • As NW Side loses 223 low-cost rentals, advocates say city needs better affordable housing laws (Block Club)
  • No, Lake Shore Drive isn’t closing. Fake city Twitter pages are spreading misinformation. (Block Club)
  • LGBTQ people are moving to Illinois from states with conservative agendas (Tribune)
  • Jacobin writer says Mayor-elect Johnson should establish a public bank, which would save “save millions in fees and interest on cash, investment, and debt-management services.”

(Editor’s note: We’re wishing all the best for John’s quick recovery. Thanks to Steven Vance for keeping Streetsblog Chicago running in the meantime. — AJ)