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Today’s Headlines for Friday, May 21

9:00 AM CDT on May 21, 2021

    • ATA assesses last year's Slow Streets initiative and previews this year's program
    • Lebanon, IL, alderman on why state should eliminate 20% match for bike/ped infra (ATA)
    • Thanks to COVID relief, Amtrak will resume full service by July (Sun-Times)
    • 1 killed, 2 critically injured after driver strikes pole in Humboldt Park (Sun-Times)
    • Driver kills high school teacher Alan Nuñez, 32, on motorcycle in River West (Block Club)
    • "It's a disgrace": O'Hare people mover has been out of service since November 2018 (WGN)
    • All Metra trains near Millennium were stopped due to electrical wire failure last night (NBC)
    • Plan Commission approves N. Union Megadevelopment near Chicago Brown stop (Block Club)
    • Pullman Artspace  affordable lofts open near 111th Street Pullman Metra stop (Block Club)
    • Tips on commuting to work by bike (Tribune)

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