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    • CTA introduces a new Ridership Information Dashboard with bus crowding info (ABC)
    • UIC study analyzes how COVID-19 has changed travel behavior, lifestyles (WTTW)
    • Death of Verona Gunn, 84, last May is more evidence of need for police chase reform (WTTW)
    • 17-year-old David Aguilar and 17-year-old George Acosta died in Carol Stream crash (ABC)
    • Man drove semi at protesters in Little Village and shoved a cop, police say (Block Club)
    • Police gave CTA supervisor a choice: Drop complaint against officer or face arrest (Tribune)
    • Slow Street opens on Drexel Boulevard in Oakland and Kenwood (CDOT)
    • Millennium Park reopening today with set hours, limits on group sizes (Block Club)
    • People are confused about whether Lakefront Trail is open or not (CBS)
    • Video: Metra crews are replacing 10,000 ties between 67th and 115th (RT&S)
    • Green trains were halted for a little under an hour due to fire near Garfield stop (Sun-Times)

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