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    • Active Trans Launches Petition to Support "Vision Zero" Fatality Reduction Strategy
    • Driver Killed in Crash, Passenger Injured, After Running Stoplight in Aurora (CBS)
    • 79-Year-Old Woman Dies After Crashing Her Van Near DeKalb (Tribune)
    • Semi Driver Injures Pedestrian in Elmhurst, Flees the Scene (Sun-Times)
    • Man Shot in Stomach Duting Belmont Craigin Road Rage Incident (DNA)
    • Video: Real Estate Guy Goes Ballistic During Rogers Park Road Rage Melee (DNA)
    • Bike Cops Save the Life of Elderly Tourist on the Mag Mile (Sun-Times)
    • Plan Commission Approves TOD Projects in West Loop & Logan Square (Curbed)
    • Hacker Derek Eder Says Transit Agencies Could Think Bigger With Ventra App (RedEye)
    • Steinberg Does the Right Thing by Not Stealing a Loose Divvy Bike (Sun-Times)

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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 $43,460 in contributions and ad sales, so we’ve got less than $7K to raise before we hit $50K. 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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