Today’s Headlines for Monday, June 14

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  • CTA welcomes back riders at full capacity, introduces Transit Ambassadors (NBC)
  • 2 Chicago police officers, another driver hurt in South Austin crash (NBC)
  • Prosecutors detail incident where maskless man refused CTA bus entry shot at driver (ABC)
  • Reilly and Hopkins’ $12K survey confirmed most Chicagoans unopposed to DuSable Drive (Crain’s)
  • New pedestrian and bike bridge over Fox River opens in downtown Aurora (Tribune)
  • Why was there a massive pileup of Divvy bikes in Wrigleyville yesterday?
  • Is there anywhere to park a bike indoors in the Loop for the weekend nowadays? (The Chainlink)

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Today’s Headlines for Friday, June 11

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  • IDOT announced nearly $106 million in ITEP funds for statewide walk/bike projects (ATA)
  • SUV driver with handcuffs hanging off bumper wanted for killing elderly pedestrian in South Chicago (WGN)
  • Man on parole for deadly DUI was doing 91 mph when he killed Jamyah Harris, 1 (Tribune)
  • Samantha Cerrone, 16, died after falling on the third rail of CTA tracks while walking along them (ABC)
  • Man sexually assaulted girl, 16 on Robert McClory path in Beach Park (CBS)
  • SUV driver accused of destroying Jeff Park Garden due to political grudge arrested (Block Club)
  • Ald. King echoes BHM’s argument: DuSable Drive would be good for city’s reputation (Sun-Times)

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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, June 10

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  • After endless NIMBY pushback, the Dickens Greenway is finally approved (43rd Ward)
  • Man charged in hit-and-run car crash death of Jamyah Harris, 1, at Jackson/Western last Month (Tribune)
  • Semi rollover crash shuts down I-80 in SW-suburban Minooka (WGN)
  • After disgruntled passenger shots at bus driver, union says it may take legal action against CTA (CBS)
  • New Metra Electric schedule, trains coming in July (HPH)
  • Clarendon Hills bringing new security cameras to train station (Tribune)
  • Block Club looks at planned improvements to Des Plaines River Trail
  • Despite pushback from birders, Montrose sanctuary is getting an ADA-accessible paved path (Block Club)
  • In 1893 Lucille Rodney and her husband walked from Galveston, TX, to the World’s Fair in Chicago (Texas Tales)
  • Ribbon-cutting for new Fox River ped bridge on Friday kicks off official reopening of Aurora (Tribune)

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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, June 9

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  • Bike Lane Uprising follower: Recently I’ve been frustrated and scared riding in Chicago
  • Illinois transit projects, including 606 extension, get $300M in federal transportation bill (Crain’s)
  • CTA unveils rendering for new State and Lake train station (ABC)
  • CTA moving 127-year-old Lakeview apartment building as part of Belmont Flyover project (Tribune)
  • 1 dead, 2 hurt after police chase ends in multi-vehicle crash in Northwest Indiana (NBC)
  • Man arrested for shooting at CTA bus after being denied entry for refusal to wear mask (CBS)
  • 43rd Street pedestrian bridge is being demolished today to make way for ADA accessible span (Block Club)
  • More powerful, more visible, sleeker Divvy bikes will be coming to the fleet this fall (Time Out)
  • Bike the Drive returns on September 5 (NBC)

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