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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, September 18

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Editorial: Will Chicago’s Next Mayor Seize the Opportunity to Improve Transit? (Tribune) Last Weekend CTA Shut Down Belmont Blue Stop With Little Notice for Rehab Work (Curbed) Metra Marks a PTC Milestone, With Gear Installed in 528 Vehicles, 240 Trackside Locations (NBC) STB Nudges Amtrak and Metra Towards Settlement of Union Station Dispute (Mondaq) Man […]
Kristen Green and Siouxzi Donnelly speak at last Wednesday's MBAC meeting. Photo: John Greenfield

Grief and Rage Over Traffic Violence at the Mayor’s Bicycle Advisory Council Meeting

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The quarterly Mayor’s Bicycle Advisory Council meeting is usually a tightly scheduled show-and-tell, with staff from the Chicago Department of Transportation and other city agencies giving presentations on what they’re doing to improve cycling. But after a particularly bad week for biking in the Chicago area, last Wednesday CDOT threw out the script and opened […]