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9:00 AM CST on January 23, 2015

    • RTA: Local Transit Agencies Need $36 billion Over Next Decade for Infrastructure (Tribune)
    • Unsurprisingly, Metra Complaints Are Way Down This Month Compared to January 2014 (CBS)
    • Illinois Republicans Propose Statewide Ban on Red Light Cams (Tribune)
    • Senior Killed in River Forest Crash; Police Chief Says Intersection Needs to Be Fixed (Sun-Times)
    • At Debate, Arena Announces That Proposal for Lane Reductions on Milwaukee Is Dead (Nadig)
    • The Bicycle Story Talks to Oboi Reed About His Efforts to Promote Bike Equity
    • Ron Burke Clarifies His Quotes From the RedEye Piece on the Equity Campaign (Active Trans)
    • Why Are People Still Choosing to Ride Transit Despite Low Gas Prices (RedEye)
    • How Many Workers in Chicago Are Car-Free? (City Notes)
    • Plans for Jeff Park Transit Center Rehab Include Long-Awaited New Crosswalk (DNA)
    • Construction on Cermak Station This Weekend Will Affect Red and Green Line Service (Tribune)
    • Banning Cars From Cornell Drive Would Make Jackson Park More Usable (Transport Notes)

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