Skip to Content
Streetsblog Chicago home
Streetsblog Chicago home
Log In
Sponsored by GOGO Charters - Chicago

Today’s Headlines for Thursday, August 17

6:44 AM CDT on August 17, 2023

Image: Copenhagenize.com

Sponsored by:

• Pace board "approves plans to reimagine suburban transportation service"

• Driver, 65, fatally struck Rabia Ahmad, 60, as she crossed the street around 9:36 p.m., in the 1300 block of Central Street, Evanston (CBS)

• CPD: Crash at 6600 S. Kimbark turns into road rage shooting (ABC)

• Old Irving Park neighbors say Dunkin’ Donuts drive-thru would create dangerous traffic (Block Club)

• Lee Bey: While access to ‘The Bean’ is limited, our city has other public art worth seeing (Sun-Times)

• CTA to provide free rides for Chicago area K-12 students on Monday, Aug. 21 (CBS)

• High Speed Rail Alliance hosts webinar Crossrail Chicago: The Foundation for a Modern Travel Network on Friday 8/25, noon to 1 PM

• Bike the Drive with Team Envision inclusive cycling program Sunday, 9/3, 6 AM – noon

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