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Today’s Headlines for Friday, September 17

10:34 AM CDT on September 17, 2021

    • ATA: Pandemic discounts on CTA passes should be made permanent
    • ATA, CNT, MPC, High Speed Rail and dozens of other orgs call for zero-emissions Metra
    • Female pedestrian killed after two drivers crash at Chicago/Kedzie in Humboldt Park (CBS)
    • Allegedly intoxicated, distracted driver seriously injured after head-on collision with school bus (NBC)
    • Driver charged in 2016 hit-and-run killing of cyclist Francisco Cruz, 58, in West Garfield (Sun-Times)
    • Mexican Independence Day celebrated by hundreds of people with flags on cars (and bikes) (CBS)
    • CTA board expands contracting opportunities for local small businesses (Mass Transit)
    • Metra launches weekend “Rails, Trails and Ales” runs on the Heritage Corridor (
    • Plan Commission approves tower next to Morgan stop with 282, 28 affordable, 89 spots (Block Club)
    • Here are some community bike rides going on in the 'burbs this weekend (Herald)
    • How to get to Sunday's Bears home opener by transit (NBC)
    • By request: Here's John's Mellow Bike Route from Lincoln Square to Riot Fest in Douglass Park

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