Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, September 21

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  • An estimated 67K people attended Sundays on State, credited with a $12M economic boost (Loop North)
  • Motorcyclist cited after fatally striking man, 74, in Humboldt Park (Sun-Times)
  • Woman, 75, fatally struck by Brown Line at Kedzie, where tracks cross street at grade level (CBS)
  • 4 injured after 3-car crash in West Ridge that shattered CTA bus stop (CBS)
  • SUV driver injured after crashing into currency exchange in West Englewood (CBS)
  • Red Line trains delayed after early morning power outage (CBS)
  • Pace Suburban Bus commits to a zero emissions fleet by 2040 (ATA)
  • Columnist: Since Metra ridership is down 24%, it’s a bad time to give Derwinski a 7% raise (Tribune)
  • CVS denied COVID test to MPC staffer Jeremy Glover because he was on bike, not in a car (Block Club)
  • How to ride Amtrak from Chicago to go leaf-peeping (Sierra Club)

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Today’s Headlines for Monday, September 20

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  • Access Living, ATA call for funding in the 2022 city budget for unarmed transit ambassadors
  • Open Boulevards debuts in Logan Square, next month on Independence, Douglas boulevards (Sun-Times)
  • Male driver fatally shot in Auburn Gresham, crashed into viaduct, injuring 3 female passengers (WGN)
  • 3 in serious condition after traffic crash on 4500 block of W. Washington in West Garfield (Sun-Times)
  • Aurora to hold open house on proposed bike and pedestrian crossing improvements (Tribune)
  • Chicagolander Karen Buhler discusses how her e-cargo bike helped her avoid buying a car (WaPo)
  • William Donels remembered for tireless work to make Springfield a better place to bike (Journal-Register)

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Today’s Headlines for Friday, September 17

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  • ATA: Pandemic discounts on CTA passes should be made permanent
  • ATA, CNT, MPC, High Speed Rail and dozens of other orgs call for zero-emissions Metra
  • Female pedestrian killed after two drivers crash at Chicago/Kedzie in Humboldt Park (CBS)
  • Allegedly intoxicated, distracted driver seriously injured after head-on collision with school bus (NBC)
  • Driver charged in 2016 hit-and-run killing of cyclist Francisco Cruz, 58, in West Garfield (Sun-Times)
  • Mexican Independence Day celebrated by hundreds of people with flags on cars (and bikes) (CBS)
  • CTA board expands contracting opportunities for local small businesses (Mass Transit)
  • Metra launches weekend “Rails, Trails and Ales” runs on the Heritage Corridor (Trains.com)
  • Plan Commission approves tower next to Morgan stop with 282, 28 affordable, 89 spots (Block Club)
  • Here are some community bike rides going on in the ‘burbs this weekend (Herald)
  • How to get to Sunday’s Bears home opener by transit (NBC)
  • By request: Here’s John’s Mellow Bike Route from Lincoln Square to Riot Fest in Douglass Park

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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, September 16

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  • Metra board approves CEO salary bump, going from $305,000 to $314,200 (Tribune)
  • Uptown school getting new playground and nature walk (Block Club)
  • Country’s largest aircraft mechanic school opens in McKinley Park (REjournals)
  • Driver hits officer directing traffic in the South Loop (CBS 2)
  • Chicago photographer Andrew Michaels unveils project that salutes CTA workers (Fox 32)
  • Avondale artists and businesses hosting pop-up event in parking lot (Block Club)
  • The school bus driver shortage means longer routes and late students (CBS 2)
  • A bigger look at the supply chain issues affecting distribution channels (Bloomberg)

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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, September 15

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