The $20 million Bus Priority Zone Program created red bus-only lanes on Western Avenue, near the CTA Blue Line. Hannah Alani / Block Club Chicago

What’s That Red Paint On Western Avenue? CTA Buses Now Have Their Own Lanes To Ease Gridlock

The bus lane program is about to get a lot bigger as Mayor Lori Lightfoot quadrupled the program's budget to $20 million.

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Another 42 People Die From Coronavirus In Illinois As Surge In Cases Worsens

There have now been 141 deaths in Illinois from the pandemic and 6,980 confirmed cases. The latter is a jump of 986 cases since Tuesday.

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City Employee Dies From Coronavirus, Mayor Lightfoot Says

"This sobering moment should remind us that the numbers we report every day are not mere statistics," Lightfoot said.