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Today’s Headlines for Monday, July 31

8:59 AM CDT on July 31, 2023


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• A quick rundown of sustainable transportation projects in Chicago (ATA)

• Active Trans: People for Bikes' [deeply flawed] dismal ranking of Chicago is a motivation to lower speed limits, build protected lane network (Sun-Times)

• Laura Washington: CTA leaders are far removed from the realities of mass transit in Chicago (Tribune)

• CTA Red, Purple lines move to new tracks as part of modernization project (ABC)

• Woman on foot, 18, killed Saturday, 10:15 AM in in Grayslake when driver of pickup with trailer crashes with other motorist veers onto sidewalk (CBS)

• 6 hurt, including 3 kids, after a crash around 5 AM at 103rd/Doty (CBS)

• 2 injured in rollover crash on Eisenhower Expressway around 1:20 AM near Central as one driver veered into another's lane (FOX)

• St. Sabina children's choir bus struck by driver of stolen car Saturday near 79th/Vincennes, 4 armed car occupants fled (ABC)

• On Saturday Metra service at Ogilvie Center resumed with extensive delays after "police activity" (NBC)

• Chicago's landmark ETOD ordinance marks one-year anniversary (ATA)

• On the road across Iowa with RAGBRAI cyclists for 50th anniversary ride (Tribune)

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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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