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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, November 16

9:58 AM CST on November 16, 2021

    • ATA asks members to support Build Back Better Act to fix car-centric flaws in infra bill
    • In the wake of the infra bill signing, Sun-Times looks at benefits for Chicagoland
    • Bobby Rush lobbies the Biden administration to fund Red Line extension (Crain's)
    • Lightfoot discusses hopes for Red Line extension, RPM Phase II funding from infra bill (Crain's)
    • In the wake of stabbing of CTA customer assistant, union rep call for more policing of system (Fox)
    • SUV driver hits another vehicle at 79th/Stony Island, kills female pedestrian, flees (ABC)
    • Driver ran red at Wells and Michigan, crashed into another car before striking bus shelter (CBS)
    • Maroon: In addition to recent gun violence, traffic violence is a safety threat in Hyde Park
    • Oswego looks at new agreements with lobbyists working to secure funding for Metra extension (Tribune)
    • Virtual town hall on bus electrification with LaSpata, Martin, CTA staff on 11/17 (ATA)
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