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It’s Time For Chicago To Adopt Open Street Promenades During Pandemic, Firm Says — But Local Input Is Essential

In dense Chicago neighborhoods, it's impossible to get fresh air or run an errand without bumping into people on the sidewalk. Since traffic is way down, open streets would allow for better social distancing, advocates say.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville Primary category in which blog post is published
Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published

With Squad Cars Vandalized, Set On Fire, Police Use CTA Buses To Respond To Looting, Vandalism Overnight

The bus, driven by a CTA driver, contained 15 officers and a sergeant and would go from “hot spot” to “hot spot” where looting was going on but would usually only scare off the looters, police said.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

CTA Resumes Some Service, But Transit Remain Shut Down In Large Swaths Of City

Trains are not running Downtown — and bus service has also been halted in the surrounding neighborhoods.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

CPS Not Giving Out Free Meals For Kids Monday

The district will temporarily stop the program Monday due to "the evolving nature of activity across the city."