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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, September 24

9:50 AM CDT on September 24, 2019

    • Red and Purple Modernization gets another $100M in federal funds (Crain's)
    • Tribune editorial: To increase ridership, the CTA needs to better address its rising crime rate
    • Freemark: Opposition to lower Metra fares shows "perverse incentives produced by institutional division"
    • Metra CEO Jim Derwinski heads to Washington to ask for funding help (Crain's)
    • Man charged in 9/19 hit-and-run death of male bicyclist, 60, in Waukegan (Sun-Times)
    • Disability rights group sues Chicago for a faster timeline for accessible signal installation
    • CTA Red Line resumes normal routing after HazMat response at Grand (Sun-Times)
    • Brown and Purple service resumes after apparent train collision near Sedgwick (CBS)
    • Streetsblog USA is looking for a new editor to replace Angie Schmitt
    • Leland Greenway meeting tonight 6-8 PM at DANK Haus, 4740 N. Western Ave.

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Thanks for your support, and enjoy your autumn.

– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago

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