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Advocates urge Chicago to keep transit running amid protests

On Oct 26, 2020
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The petition requests the Chicago Transit Authority, Pace, Metra and Divvy publicly commit to remaining in operation during times of protest. https://t.co/ZmTrqGRrJ4
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As potential Election Day-related unrest looms, transportation advocates signed a petition requesting a guarantee that transit will continue during future periods of protest.

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On Oct 26, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
The petition requests the Chicago Transit Authority, Pace, Metra and Divvy publicly commit to remaining in operation during times of protest. https://t.co/ZmTrqGRrJ4
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Advocates urge Chicago to keep transit running amid protests

Advocates urge Chicago to keep transit running amid protests

As potential Election Day-related unrest looms, transportation advocates signed a petition requesting a guarantee that transit will continue during future periods of protest.

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