Today’s Headlines for Friday, June 26

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  • Chicago enters Phase 4 today, allowing gatherings of up to 50, indoor dining (Tribune)
  • CPD opens new strategic center to track CTA, downtown crime (Block Club)
  • CDOT, Sislow, and Whitehouse discuss this week’s bike-truck crash (WTTW)
  • Blackstone, Team Veloz, West Town featured in Bicycling article on diversifying cycling
  • Park District says it needs to use LFT between Oak, North for construction staging (Crain’s)
  • Near North neighbors oppose tower with 406 units, 146 spaces (Tribune)
  • Car club gatherings in Naperville turn loud, illegal, police say (Tribune)

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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday June, 24

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  • Driver charged with homicide, DUI for Gresham crash that killed friend Caleb White, 26 (Sun-Times)
  • Aurora man charged with DUI that left both drivers trapped in cars (Tribune)
  • Metra endangers workers with lax COVID policy, union for track workers charges (Crain’s)
  • Heart of Italy strip on Oakley is now a Cafe Street, 5 other corridors are on deck (ABC)
  • Affordable senior housing with 77 units, 44 spaces proposed for vacant lot at 835 W. Wilson (Block Club)
  • West Side running group logs miles to fuel their activism, promote Black self-love (Block Club)
  • Bucktown Garden Walk replaced with self-guided virtual neighborhood tour (Block Club)

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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, June 23

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  • Study: Ride-hail trips cost more in low-demand, i.e. POC, Chicago communities (Salon)
  • More than 100 cyclists blanketed North Side streets to protest police brutality (Tribune)
  • Right-wing editor: Lightfoot keeping LFT closed after BLM protests was “hypocrisy” (HHG)
  • More coverage of the reopening of the Lakefront Trail (NBC)
  • “Overwhelming” support from 35th Ward residents for Palmer Slow Street (Block Club)
  • Metra boosts service on N. Central Service, SW. Service and Heritage Corridor (Tribune)
  • The insane car chases and crashes in “The Blues Brothers” were “all real” (Sun-Times)
  • Online community meeting for West Randolph Corridor project Thursday 6 PM (Block Club)

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