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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, March 28

9:14 AM CDT on March 28, 2023

    • Vallas says he would fire Dorval Carter, replace unarmed CTA security with cops in Block Club interview
    • Mike Simmons passed measure today requiring IDOT to make Complete Streets upgrades to its non-highway roadways
    • Reps from Equiticity, UIC's Urban Transportation Center and MPC discuss transportation challenges next mayor will face (WTTW)
    • 2 killed, 1 fatally injured after van driver flips vehicle over Stevenson embankment near Cicero (ABC)
    • 2-year-old boy among 3 critically injured after driver runs red light at 87th/Vincennes in Gresham (ABC)
    • Image released of black Mercedes from hit-and-run that killed James Richard Thompson, 26, at Washington/Green (Sun-Times)
    • Carter: CTA worker charged with felonies in fatal beating of man, 54, at LaSalle "showed stunning lack of humanity" (FOX)
    • Family of Brenda Burse, 68, killed after her Pace paratransit driver fell asleep at wheel after using drugs, reaches settlement (NBC)
    • Developers seek $188M in TIF money for 3 residential conversions on LaSalle with 1K units, about 1/3 affordable (Crain's)
    • Why riding my bike is so much safer in Ljubljana, Slovenia than Chicago (The Nation)
    • Rather than selling 28 unclaimed bikes at auction, Mundelein PD is donating them to Working Bikes (Herald)
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