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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, March 28


• More coverage of likely plans to replace the car-free Clark Street dining district in River North with speeding SUVs this summer (WGN)

• Should Chicagoans pay for new Sox, Bears stadiums? Ask voters, ex-Gov Quinn says (Block Club)

• Hit-and-run driver struck and critically injured a woman, 34, they know following an argument last Friday around 9:15 AM in Austin (ABC)

• Ald. Gardiner (45th) rejects 40-unit development with 61 car spots at Central/Elston after neighbors complain they want more parking (Block Club)

• Updates to building steps from Metra – 40 units, 8 affordable, 41 car spots – appease some neighbors, but others still gripe about density (Block Club)

• Proposed route for tomorrow's Critical Mass ride, leaving Daley Plaza, 50 W. Washington, around 6 PM, would highlight downtown curiosities, end at lake

• UIC's Urban Transportation Center hosts the Zoom talk "Hailing Uber While Wheeling", looking at ride-hail ADA issues, 4/11, noon to 1 PM

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