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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, June 6

9:00 AM CDT on June 6, 2023

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  • As Chicago traffic increases, more commuters turn to Metra trains (CBS)
  • Letter: The CTA seems lost, and that's devastating for Chicago (Crain's)
  • Trial continues of CPD sergeant accused of pinning Park Ridge teen wrongly accused of bike theft (ABC)
  • Community mourns Maureen Wener, 49, mother killed in Highland Park hit-and-run while biking (ABC)
  • 31-year-old female SUV driver dies after Sunday afternoon Waukegan rollover crash (FOX32)
  • Man on bike, 43, critically injured while crossing Pulaski in Wrightwood bike lane, driver not cited (ABC)
  • For parents who bike in congested Chicago, it’s a summer of riding defensively (WBEZ)
  • Video captures woman riding e-scooter during rush hour on Kennedy near Addison (NBC)
  • Today from 11:20-40 AM on WBEZ, SBC's Sharon Hoyer discusses how car lane closures are affecting biking
  • Elmhurst History Museum’s, The Bicycle: Two Wheels to Adventure, opens June 9 (Tribune)
  • On Sunday 6/11 at 10 AM in Garfield Park, 300 N. Central, Equiticity hosts Nature of Magic 3 with walk, yoga
  • ATA is seeking volunteers for Sunday, 9/3 Bike the Drive – register here

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