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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, August 29

    • Officials: New Trains, Infra, Will Cut Amtrak Trip to St. Louis by 1 Hour Next Year (Tribune)
    • Emanuel Touts Bike Infrastructure as Part of Chicago's Climate Change Strategy (Guardian)
    • MPC Hosted a National Forum on "The Future of the Interstate"
    • Homeless Advocates File Lawsuit to Stop CDOT's Plan for Sidewalk Bike Lanes (Tribune)
    • Public Plazas Are Coming to Corners Underneath the Washington-Wabash Station (Tribune)
    • Active Trans Endorses Plan for Dashed Bike Lanes on Milwaukee in Wicker Park
    • Rerouted Streets, One-Ways, and Cab Stands Planned for New South Loop Basketball Arena (DNA)
    • Mundelein Moves Forward With Downtown Pedestrian Bridge Near Metra Station (Tribune)
    • Metra Closes Pedestrian Crossing Near Deerfield High School (Tribune)
    • New Oak Park Anti-TOD Will Have 263 Units, 400 Parking Spots (Curbed)
    • Recyclery Volunteer Invents Device That Turns Bike Into Low-Impact Running Workout Machine (CBJ)
    • CBCAC Hosts a Chinatown Walking/Biking Design Charrette Tonight 6 PM (DNA)

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