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Today’s Headlines for Monday, July 18

    • The application for Bike Chicago, CDOT's free bike giveaway program, will open today at 11:00 am. Visit to learn about eligibility and how to apply.
    • Lag in protections for transit workers could hamper hiring and system upgrades (Politico)
    • Commentary: CTA stations should have Narcan to prevent opioid overdoses (Sun-Times)
    • Lincoln Square affordable housing plan moving forward with more units and less parking (Block Club)
    • NYT photojournalist documents experience riding the California Zephyr, which starts in Chicago
    • City leaders considering new ordinance to impound vehicles used in street racing (ABC 7)
    • Chicago Uber driver recounts carjacking at gunpoint (CBS Chicago)
    • Bicyclists, historians will honor 1897 trek of Black soldiers (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

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