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Today’s Headlines for Friday, April 1

9:05 AM CDT on April 1, 2022

    • 5,000 bikes, helmets, and locks being given away by city (Sun-Times)
    • Mayor Lightfoot proposes gift cards to help residents pay for gas and transit cards (NPR)
    • Here's who is eligible for the city's gas and public transit cards (NBC 5)
    • Podcast Arrested Mobility podcast highlights the criminalization of riding bikes on sidewalks
    • Deal to sell Thompson Center finalized but won't be completed until summer (Sun-Times)
    • Bikes on Trains program resumes on the South Shore Line (NWI Times)
    • The city is providing grants for public outdoor plazas in West Garfield Park and Chatham (City of Chicago)
    • Former radio host Roe Conn now tracks the city’s auto theft epidemic as part of a police task force (Chicago mag)
    • CTA Red, Brown and Purple line trains running with delays on North Side due to death investigation at Belmont Avenue station (CBS Chicago)

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