Today’s Headlines for Friday, April 30

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  • Open Chicago plan loosens restrictions for restaurants, theaters, festivals, more (ABC)
  • Truck driver seriously injured in Tollway crash near Oak Brook (Tribune)
  • Metra Train reportedly struck taxi in Mount Prospect (Tribune)
  • Boy, 15, charged with stabbing a man and assaulting two other people on CTA trains (Sun-Times)
  • Target distro center, on site where demolition polluted Little Village, includes bike-ped path (Tribune)
  • 700 units, new pedestrian bridge planned 7 miles southeast of Aurora Metra station (Tribune)
  • Should Chicago’s lakefront be turned into a national park? (Tribune)

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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, May 29

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  • CPD killing of Anthony Alvarez, 22, spurs more calls for foot chase reform (Block Club)
  • Reader: CPD narrative on carjacking epidemic “built on shoddy data and anecdotal evidence”
  • Proposal to rename Lake Shore Drive for DuSable slated for a committee vote today (Tribune)
  • Single dad killed in Franklin Park crash by DUI suspect allegedly fleeing police at 100 mph (ABC)
  • Good Samaritan Uber driver rushes men to hospital after shooting, crash (Tribune)
  • More weekday and weekend Electric Line service will be added next month (HP Herald)
  • TOD proposed next to Morgan station with 320 units, 32 affordable, 90 parking spots (Block Club)
  • Seminar on We Will Chicago, 1st citywide planning initiative in 50 years, today at noon

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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, April 28

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  • Metra hiring over 100 workers ahead of expected post-COVID ridership increase (ABC)
  • Metra’s new Edgewater station delayed again as city nixes green groundwater plan (Block Club)
  • Lesley Engel, 53, killed in four-car crash in Naperville (Sun-Times)
  • Chicago police looking for suspect who robbed, stabbed CTA passenger in the Loop (Fox)
  • 6 Corners neighbors argue car-centric development would “bring suburbs to city” (Block Club)
  • Vernon Hills school to launch P.E. class on bicycle safety and maintenance (Tribune)
  • Lakeview’s under-‘L’ Low-Line Market Returns In June (Block Club)

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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, April 27

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  • Lightfoot launches Chicago Works effort to repair crumbling city infrastructure (WTTW)
  • ATA: Unfortunately, Lightfoot’s plan takes a “business-as-usual approach to transportation”
  • Illinois one of 3 states to lose population in last decade, loses Congressional seat (Tribune)
  • Hit-and-run driver killed male dirt bike rider, 27, at 83rd and Kimbark in Marynook (ABC)
  • Franklin Park progressing on Metra crossing ped safety upgrades, ‘Quiet Zone’ efforts (Tribune)
  • City: Wall to protect south lakefront from further erosion will be completed in 6 weeks (Block Club)
  • Private lot booting is now banned in the 1st Ward (Block Club)

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