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Today’s headlines for Wednesday, March 31

8:30 AM CDT on March 31, 2021

    • MarySue Barrett leaving Metropolitan Planning Council after 25 years (Crain's)
    • MPC's Barrett suggests that Metra and Pace test sharply reduced fares to lure riders back (Sun-Times)
    • Columbia students could be impacted by Red and Purple Modernization (Columbia Chronicle)
    • Fire at Brighton Park recycling plant disrupted Orange Line service (CBS 2)
    • Block Club highlights 100 ways that neighbors helped each other out during the pandemic
    • Aurora Beacon News column covers a big giveaway of over 100 bicycles to children
    • 97-unit transit-oriented development by Chicago Blue Line taking shape (Urbanize)
    • Mass vaccination sites opening next week in Wrigleyville and Chicago State University (Block Club)
    • Renderings of new Clarendon Community Center at Clarendon Park revealed (YIMBY)
    • Steven Vance looks at an ADU plan for a backyard in North Center (Chicago Cityscape)

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