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    • Op-Ed: Politicians Shouldn't Buy the False Populism of BRT Opponents (Sun-Times)
    • Motorist Fleeing Car Fire on I-55 Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver (Sun-Times)
    • Three Children Injured When Driver Crashes School Bus Into Trees (Tribune
    • DuPage County Board Member Arrested on DUI Charges (Tribune)
    • Chicago Loop Alliance Installing 18 Pedestrian Counting Devices Downtown (Crain's)
    • Developer Wants to Replace Lot at Bend in 'L' Tracks With Curvy TOD Tower (Curbed)
    • Wicker Parkers: Development by 606 Needs More Affordable Housing (DNA)
    • Cappleman Removing New Meters Due to Residents' Crime Concerns (DNA)
    • Quad Cities Groups Hire Alta for Bike-Share Feasibility Study (QC Times)
    • Winter Weather Leads to an Epidemic of Cracked Divvy Saddles (DNA)
    • Divvy Trips Website Features an Animated Map Showing Bike-Share Journeys
    • CNT Hosts An Intergenerational Panel Discussion on TOD Next Tuesday

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Thanks to the support of readers like you, our fundraising effort has come a long way since SBC went on hiatus on January 8. We have raised $42,840 in contributions and ad sales, so we’ve got less than $8K to raise before we hit $50K. [Note: We're currently having some technical difficulties with our Donate-O-Meter graphic after moving the site to a new server -- this should be fixed soon.] At that point, we’ll win a $25K challenge grant from the Chicago Community Trust, which will allow us to resume publication by our April 8 deadline.

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