Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, April 7

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  • Tribune editorial: “Mayor Lightfoot’s right. A CPD foot pursuit policy is overdue.”
  • Lowe, Wennink, and Grimshaw: Federal funds are key to reviving transit (WTTW)
  • Minivan driver killed pedestrian at 82nd and Kedzie, fled the scene (ABC)
  • Child, 3, shot and critically injured during road rage incident on LSD near Grant Park (NBC)
  • Laura Washington: Let’s do our part to save transit by getting back on the CTA (Sun-Times)
  • Multifamily buildings sold near Naperville and McHenry Metra stations (RE Journals)
  • View advocacy seminars from ATA’s Suburban Action Week

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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, April 6

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  • Lightfoot: CPD will reform foot chase policy after officer killed Adam Toledo, 13 (Block Club)
  • Chicago transportation agencies angle for piece of Biden’s infrastructure spending pie (WTTW)
  • How Biden’s infrastructure plan could impact Illinois (WGN)
  • Man found dead in vent shaft at Chicago Avenue Red Line station (Sun-Times)
  • Man charged for fatally striking Hometown officer who was investigating another crash (NBC)
  • CTA driver crashes into construction site on the Near West Side (Sun-Times)
  • Metra to expand 3 commuter rail schedules as ridership increases (ABC)
  • IL Commerce Commission provides funds to fix “dangerous” crossing in Elmwood Park (Trains)
  • Letter: After the pandemic, let’s continue people-friendly streets initiatives (Tribune)
  • Park Ridge Friends of the Parks holds a used bike sale fundraiser on April 24 (Tribune)

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Today’s Headlines for Monday, April 5

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  • COVID-19 restrictions, including indoor dining ban, may return soon in suburban Cook (Tribune)
  • Sun-Times asks residents about their plans to return to riding transit (Sun-Times)
  • Local leaders tell John they’re jazzed about about Biden’s $2T infra bill (Reader)
  • The Tribune looks at possible projects that could be done with the new infra funding
  • 4 of 5 killed in 2 separate Eisenhower wrong-way crashes in Chicago, Forest Park ID’d (CBS)
  • Chicago Fire Department vehicle driver involved in Bronzeville crash that injured 3 (ABC)
  • Pickup truck driver injured pedestrian at Church/Chicago in Evanston (Evanston Now)
  • 2 people injured at Sheridan in 3rd Red Line stabbing incident in less than a month (CBS)
  • Activist delivers Easter baskets despite injuries from being hit by CTA bus driver (ABC)
  • A brief history of the bicycle and Chicago’s role in it (WGN)

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Today’s Headlines for Friday, April 2

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  • Chicago launches CTA “vaccination bus” to reach seniors in areas with low vaccination rates (Sun-Times)
  • 4-year-old Chicago boy dies in fiery Bishop Ford crash involving IDOT truck (Tribune)
  • More state senators needed to co-sponsor bill to make Illinois roads safer (ATA)
  • ATA talks to Chuy Garcia about his efforts to win transit funding
  • ATA honored Garcia, Jacky Grimshaw, and SRAM cofounders at its annual gala
  • Morton Salt factory, slated to become a music venue, takes another step towards landmarking (Block Club)
  • Aurora church gives away 100 bikes to kids (Tribune)
  • Letter makes a “think of the piping plovers” argument against meters at Montrose Beach (Tribune)

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