Skip to Content
Streetsblog Chicago home
Streetsblog Chicago home
Log In
Sponsored by Transit Tees

Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, August 9

9:25 AM CDT on August 9, 2023


Sponsored by:

Sponsored by Transit Tees

• CPD allegedly visited owner of car used to severely injure Nakari Campbell, 17, at Division/Ashland Friday, but owner refused to talk, no arrests (Block Club)

• Family of Murod Kurdi, 27 killed in Oak Lawn by driver who was drinking and declined breathalizer, received a traffic ticket, demand criminal charges (ABC)

• 3 hospitalized after crash at Ontario/Orleans, near Kennedy feeder in River North (FOX)

• CPS gives families $3,500 for Ventra cards, citing bus driver shortage (CBS)

• Pace will open 2nd Pulse express bus route on Dempster this weekend (NBC)

Letter from Ald. Nugent: Protected lanes on Montrose from Kostner to Pulaski funded, ped improvements in Forest Glen funded in 39th Ward PB election

• John: Clever's ranking of Chicago as a moderately bike-friendly big US city makes more sense than PFB's rock-bottom rating (Sun-Times)

Get national headlines at Streetsblog USA.

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!

donate button

Did you appreciate this post? Please consider making a tax-deductible donation.

Stay in touch

Sign up for our free newsletter

More from Streetsblog Chicago

Good karma for a pickup truck driver: Motorist helps save an endangered Green Line rider from serious injury

It was chicken soup for the sustainable transportation reporter's soul to hear of a quick-thinking motorist protecting a CTA user from grievous harm.

February 21, 2024

Map: Ventra suggests Black history landmarks on the South Side you can visit by transit

Ventra provided a list of African-American historical sites, mostly on or near King Drive, and not far from the Green Line. Streetsblog created an interactive map to help you find them.

February 20, 2024
See all posts