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    • Active Trans' Kyle Whitehead, IDOT Rep Discuss Converting N. LSD Lanes to Bus-Only (WTTW)
    • Is the Chicago Metro Area Gaining or Losing Jobs (Crain's)
    • Driver Who Doored Luster Jackson, 58, Causing Fatal Bike Crash, Not Cited (Sun-Times)
    • Man Who Killed Denise Cavada, 48, in DUI While Doing 100 MPH Gets 6.5 Years (Tribune)
    • Construction Permit Issued for Jeff Park Transit Center Renovation (Curbed)
    • TOD With 60 Units, 26 Spots Proposed Near 606, Western Blue Stop (Block Club)
    • Active Trans Supports State and Local Regulations for E-Bikes
    • Man Who Cleans up Sedgwick Station Area Starts His Own Garbage Service (Block Club)
    • Tips for Adding Some Serenity to Your Morning 'L' Commute (Tribune)
    • Discussion of Efforts to Bring Metra Service to DeKalb Today 3-4 PM on WCPT 92.5 FM

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