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    • An Update on the Chicago Riverwalk Project & Cleanup of the River (Chicago Reader)
    • Metra Restarts Work on Extending Service to Kendall County (Tribune)
    • Police: Gold Coast Road Rage Shooting Leaves 2 People Injured (DNA)
    • Chainlink Members Discuss Last Night's Ride of Silence Memorial to Fallen Cyclists
    • Active Trans Wraps Up 2-Week Bike Ed Class for High School Students
    • Multiple Incidents on CTA Tracks Caused Delays on Yesterday's Evening Commute (NBC)
    • Noise Wall Proposed for the Stevenson Expressway in the 11th Ward (DNA)
    • Summer by Rail Train & Biker Blogger Praises Chicago Cycling Infrastructure
    • Summer by Rail Also Checked Out the Transit Center and Bikeways in Normal, Illinois
    • Chicago's Becoming More Like Amsterdam: People Are Throwing Bikes in Our Waterways (DNA)
    • Active Trans' Clare McDermott Discusses Their Upcoming Bike the Drive Ride (WGN)

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Streetsblog Chicago is currently in the thick of raising funds for our next year of publication. Once again, The Chicago Community Trust, a charitable foundation that was one of the early funders of SBC, has very generously offered us a challenge grant. If Streetsblog reaches $50K in donations and sponsorships by the end of May, the Trust will provide the last $25K needed to keep the site running into 2017 and beyond.

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