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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, September 22

9:09 AM CDT on September 22, 2020

    • ATA applauds city's plan for pop-up bus lanes on 79th Street & Chicago Avenue
    • Scott Presslak: Metra must move beyond serving only white-collar suburban workers (ATA)
    • As collisions between trains and drivers decline, pedestrian crashes holding steady (CBS)
    • Mayoral candidate Willie Wilson proposed free CTA as part of a reparations ordinance (Sun-Times)
    • Hinsdale, Western Springs disagree on design for new pedestrian bridge over I-294 (Tribune)
    • City rolls out rules for heating, air flow during winter patio season (Block Club)
    • Bluesman Toronzo Cannon is retiring from his day job as a CTA bus driver (Block Club)
    • The Recyclery is holding a garage sale this Saturday, 12-4 PM at 7649 N. Paulina (Chainlink)
    • ATA's Boulevard Lakefront Tour fundraiser is back with 5 socially-distanced routes

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