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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, October 16

    • Ald. King proposes turning the Drexel bike lanes into parking lanes; community meeting tonight
    • Man visiting from Boston for Chicago Marathon disarms alleged robber on the Blue Line (WGN)
    • Glendale Heights village administrator accused of DUI, hit-and-run (WGN)
    • Chicago pastor is walking to Springfield to support a bill that recognizes “violence as a disease” (Politico)
    • Metra testing new security screenings at downtown Chicago stations (WGN)
    • Officials cut the ribbon on Lathrop Homes redevelopment, including new riverwalk (Block Club)
    • Jacob Peters: Here's why every Chicago street should be designated as a Pedestrian Street (NIA)
    • Equiticity's Oboi Reed and other climate leaders discusses coping with mental health challenges (Grist)
    • Why Carol Maher became a cycling advocate in her fifties (Active Trans)
    • First steering committee for Transport Chicago conference 10/22, 5:30 PM at CTA HQ, 576 W. Lake

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Thanks for your support, and enjoy your autumn.

– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago

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