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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, April 19

    • More coverage of CTAction Blue Line livestream protest (Block Club, ABC)
    • CTA recognizes "14 outstanding employees" for earning customer praise
    • Ex-CPD chief of detectives argues stationing officers at 'L' turnstiles would have prevented weekend violence (ABC)
    • Van driver fatally struck Rateb Arqan, 59, as he tried to get a goose off the road in Elgin Township (CBS)
    • Affordable TOD near 43rd CTA Green Line station in Bronzeville to open by summer (Sun-Times)
    • Why is a 1/2-hour non-electric bike-share trip 6X as expensive in Chicago as Brussels? (Fast Company)
    • How converted railroad paths became great escapes for cyclists, from the Great American to The 606 (Tribune)
    • Metra is marking Earth Day with a week of clean-up and landscaping events
    • CDOT meeting on proposal for bike bridge across Lake Calumet on 4/20, 5:30-7:30 at Rowan Park, 11546 S. Ave. L
    • Pace bus “Hire on the Spot” event scheduled for 4/20 in Plainfield
    • CTAction, Bike Grid, Better Streets, Equiticity, SW Collective will appear on 5/3 panel at Shared Mobility Summit
    • Registration is open for Transport Chicago conference 6/16 at voco Chicago Downtown hotel

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