Today’s Headlines for Friday, March 20

  • Metra has cut service in half due to low ridership. Here’s the new schedule (Tribune)
  • Loop Alliance: Foot traffic has dropped 63 percent during the pandemic (Curbed)
  • A pandemic update from Active Trans: Bike the Drive is still planned for 5/24
  • What it’s like taking a drive-up coronavirus test (Tribune)
  • How the coronavirus is impacting the hotel industry (Tribune)
  • What it’s like to live in a dorm-like coliving building amid coronavirus (Curbed)
  • Active Trans, local bike stores push legislators to keep shops open, ensure safe working conditions
  • Tips on maintaining your bike during the pandemic, and a directory of still-open bike shops (BLU)

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