Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, July 13

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  • The Chinatown Summer Fair is back and bigger than ever (Block Club)
  • Evanston hosting Central Street sidewalk sale to get people back outside (Pioneer Press)
  • Metra adds trains, thanks commuters as ridership increases (ABC 7)
  • After 110 years, Oak Park bike shop keep cranking along (Pioneer Press)
  • South suburban Metra commuters are returning, but still a long way to go (Daily Southtown)
  • Pete Buttigieg will be in Illinois Friday touring major transportation projects (Patch)
  • Bonus pay for essential workers, such as bus drivers, varied widely by state (WBEZ)
  • Bronzeville Art District tour returns this week (Block Club)
  • How the I-55 corridor is shaping the new e-commerce supply chain (REjournals)

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Today’s Headlines for Monday, July 12

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  • Moody’s has upgraded CTA bonds after the state and RTA bond outlooks were raised (Crain’s)
  • CTA renting the former Northwestern College facility for training (Nadig Newspapers)
  • Musicians turn to parking garages as rehearsal and practice spaces (Chicago Tribune)
  • Boy in electric wheelchair told he couldn’t cool down at Crown Fountain by security (ABC 7)
  • NW Indiana banks pledge to finance transit-oriented development near the South Shore Line (NWI.com)
  • New $53 million indoor track and field facility opens in the Pullman neighborhood (Block Club)
  • Another look at the big leap in CTA ridership in recent months (Mass Transit Mag)
  • Some Chicago-area viaducts are over a century old but still provide huge value (Daily Southtown)

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Today’s Headlines for Friday, July 9

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  • Ald. Burnett says West Loop Metra station is happening (Urbanize)
  • Hit-and-run driver strikes another vehicle, sending it careening into Evanston living room (CBS)
  • Chicago police release photo from Austin hit-and-run that killed motorcyclist on 6/20 (ABC)
  • On its 100th anniversary, Beverly Bike & Ski is coping with the nationwide bike shortage (Block Club)
  • Metra is offering special service for the Chicago Auto Show (H-F Chronicle)
  • Where should you take Chicago visitors (spoiler: biking on the lake)? (Sun-Times)
  • A preview of the car-free Sundays on State event, launching this weekend (TOC)

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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, July 8

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  • Biden visits Crystal Lake to tout his plan to support “human infrastructure” (Sun-Times)
  • Tribune editorial: Abuse of aldermanic privilege is a “gateway to corruption”
  • CPD releases new info about 6/20 hit-and-run in Austin that killed motorcyclist (Tribune)
  • Dangerous high waves predicted for the lakefront today (Block Club)
  • Chase eyes sites for potential new skyscraper (Chicago Tribune)
  • Chicago-based Grub Hub announces plans for AV food delivery robots this fall (Built in Chi)
  • Wheel & Sprocket opening brings bikes back to Park Ridge (Journal & Topics)

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