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Take action for 30 miles of bus lanes and masks for riders

Jul 20, 2020 | by Julia Gerasimenko

As the Mayor and City Council develop the 2021 Chicago city budget, we urge them to work with the Chicago Transit Authority and Chicago Department of Transportation to: - Roll out 10 miles of bus lanes before the end of 2020 as part of the city’s COVID-19 response - Fund and build out 20 additional miles by the end of 2021 - Provide masks for all transit riders   Take action NOW to demand 30 new miles of bus lanes and masks for all transit riders!  We need bus lanes to keep bus trips as fast and reliable as possible and connect people to jobs, healthcare, food, and family. Buses are often slow and unreliable due to getting stuck in traffic...