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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, June 22

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• 18 CTA bus routes will detour around Loop over NASCAR weekend on July 1-2 (Sun-Times)

• Here are Metra's proposed 2024 fare structure modifications

Metra adding service to 4 lines to accommodate attendees of Sunday's Pride Parade

• Metra will incorporate new electric trains in the coming months (CBS)

• Union Pacific North line leads Metra ridership rebound (Evanston Now)

• 4 injured, including bucket-drummer on sidewalk after driver hits post near 69th/Pulaski (ABC)

• "I'm very fortunate": Man struck by driver before Sox game shares experience (NBC)

• After driver injures pedestrians outside Sox game, witness says 35th Street should close during games (Block Club)

• After deadly NYC e-bike shop fire, Chicago bike shop owners weigh in on safety of lithium batteries (WBBM)

• Chicago is spending $17M+ to add new bike lanes to promote racial justice (Business Insider)

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Editor's note: After being seriously injured on his bicycle in southern Illinois this spring, Streetsblog Chicago editor John Greenfield is in the process of recovering. He recently returned to running SBC on a low-key basis, including publishing Today's Headlines and putting out original articles every weekday. We appreciate all who have been supportive during this time. Thanks for reading!

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