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Today’s Headlines for Monday, July 17

8:24 AM CDT on July 17, 2023


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ATA: Mayor Johnson’s transition report includes strong vision for walking, biking, and transit

• CTA’s top leaders rarely used public transit, records show. now, officials call for president to be fired (Block Club)

• Boy, 15 was critically injured on a bike after driver, 27, struck him on the 4600 block of W. 63rd in Clearing (Sun-Times)

• CPD: Man, 36, critically wounded after being shot leaving Western Orange stop 11:52 PM Thursday, suspect, 16, arrested (FOX)

Man, 29, shot while riding in 600 block of W. Scott at about 12:14 AM Sunday, in fair condition (NBC)

• Driver charged in 6/29 DuPage crash that killed siblings Jorgo Cukali, 25, and Nastika Cukali, 30 (Reporter)

• At least 19 serious ped and bike injury crashes at North/Damen/Milwaukee in past 6 years – roundabout would make it safer (Time)

Ben O'Malley says he biked to all 77 official Chicago Community Areas in one 150-mile day (Strava)

• John quoted in Axios piece on another People for Bikes report giving Chicago poor ratings because we lack sub-30 mph speed limits on side streets

• 5th Annual Chicago Race Riot of 1919 Historic Bike Tour this Sunday 7/22, 10 AM 35th/State

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Editor's note: After being seriously injured on his bicycle in southern Illinois this spring, Streetsblog Chicago editor John Greenfield is in the process of recovering. He recently returned to running SBC on a low-key basis, including publishing Today's Headlines and putting out daily articles. We appreciate all who have been supportive during this time. Thanks for reading!

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