Today’s Headlines for Friday, May 19

  • Chicago takes the 9th place spot on USA Today’s most walkable cities list
  • Bicyclist struck and killed yesterday in North Chicago identified as 36-year-old Kyle Summy (CBS Chicago)
  • As Chicago bike use rises, so do fatalities (Axios)
  • A pedestrian was fatally struck on the Stevenson Expressway late last night (ABC 7)
  • Columnist Natalie Moore says it’s time for a reckoning on public transit’s problems (Sun-Times)
  • Planners share vision for South Side with Red Line extension (Block Club)
  • Kennedy construction is causing trickle-down traffic jams everywhere (CBS Chicago)
  • More than half of the 50 public schools shuttered 10 years ago are still vacant (WBEZ)
  • Global cities expand bike lanes as cycling grows (Christian Science Monitor)