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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, May 25

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  • Kate Lowe: Here’s some steps Mayor Brandon Johnson can take to fix public transit (Sun-Times)
  • Chicago Transit Authority shortlists three teams for $3.6B Red Line extension (ERM Midwest)
  • Little Village crash at 31st and Kedzie involving school bus sends 16 to hospital (ABC)
  • Illinois State Police responded to a crash involving a car and a school bus on I-57 at 107th St. Wednesday morning (CBS)
  • Man, 19, found shot in hand in 3900 block of W. 58th Pl. at 9:20 PM West Lawn following car crash: police (FOX)
  • Car crash shut down intersection at Fabyan Parkway and Randall Road in Batavia late Wednesday afternoon (CBS)
  • New 44th Ward Ald. Bennett Lawson wants to lower the speed limit along a stretch of Wellington Ave. in Lakeview (Block Club)
  • Uptown’s Black Ensemble Theater plans expansion with just under 100 car parking spaces (Block Club)
  • Cook County unveiled plan to boost cycling, calling for 100s of miles of new bike routes across the region (Tribune)
  • Humboldt Park man who built a bike that can survive Chicago’s intense weather wants to make one for you (Block Club)
  • First Tuesdays with Maya & Ben: Public Transit Crisis: Tuesday 6/6, 7 PM at Nighthawk, 4744 N. Kimball Ave

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