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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, July 11


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• “Underground climate change" is causing Chicago buildings to sink (NY Times)

• Active Trans extends early bird pricing for Bike the Drive registration

• Underground climate change poses a ‘silent hazard’ in Chicago and other cities, researchers find (Sun-Times)

• Chicago woman celebrated her birthday hours before dying in wrong-way crash with CTA bus (Fox Chicago)

• Illinois introduces $40.99 billion, six-year multimodal capital program (Mass Transit)

• NASCAR Chicago Street Race is over, but some streets near Grant Park still closed (Sun-Times)

• Rogers Park’s Arthur Avenue closing to cars for new public plaza as part of Clark Street overhaul (Block Club)

Stretch of Clark in River North will be pedestrianized for for dining starting today (ABC 7)

• Armed suspects riding Divvy bikes wanted in Loop robberies, Chicago police say (NBC 5)

• Illinois tourism brings in more than $44 billion in 2022 (CBS Chicago)

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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 daily articles. We appreciate all who have been supportive during this time. Thanks for reading!

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