Today’s Headlines for Monday, March 14

  • Equiticity op-ed in Crain’s: Walking, biking, and transit conditions for POC Chicagoans are inequitable
  • Crain’s editorial calls for a gas tax holiday in Illinois. Here’s why that’s a terrible idea (Slate)
  • Sun-Times editorial: Chicago should consider bringing back CTA conductors and/or a transit police unit
  • Ex-cop who worked on CTA: “Enforcing minor infractions on transit helps prevent serious crimes” (Sun-Times)
  • Police: Man with mental health issues threatened CTA operator, resisted arrest (Patch)
  • Block Club talks with loved ones of fallen cyclist Gerardo Marciales, bike advocates about DLSD safety
  • South DuSable Lake Shore Drive will close Tuesday night of next week to install 43rd Street bridge (Block Club)
  • Glenwood north of Devon in Rogers Park will become one-way for drivers to help reduce crashes (Block Club)
  • Goose Island is doing a treasure hunt where you can get gold or bikes (Block Club)
  • Another source for tips on what’s happening in the world of Chicago cycling, the chibike Reddit page (Chainlink)

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