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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, March 16

9:09 AM CDT on March 16, 2023

    • After passage of Smart Streets ordinance for automated bike lane enforcement, Equiticity's Oboi Reed says they're opposed (CBS)
    • "The CTA is their last resort": A night out with the people helping homeless riders (WBEZ)
    • CPD issued about 4,400 citations for smoking on CTA in 2021, but only about 200 were paid (CBS)
    • One dead, another seriously injured in head-on crash in south suburban Lockport Wednesday morning (ABC)
    • Driver pleads guilty to DUI in 3/7 crash that killed Willie Mosley, 71, in Aurora (CBS)
    • Suburban residents, Metra concerned about federal approval of Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern merger (WGN)
    • Pace board approves ride-hail pilots around O’Hare and Harvey
    • A Dutch cartoonist provides a handlebar POV on Chicago winter (Chicago Mag)
    • Pace holds 6 hearings on adoption of part-time vanpool fares and expansion of Naperville-Aurora on demand March 20-23
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