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Friday rundown: New transportation in Bloomington, Cinema collective, IUWP at home, Death with dignity bill

Bloomington explores new transportation options, including dedicated bike lanes

Ken Ray, senior landscape architect for Toole Design Group, presents a preliminary transportation plan for Bloomington in January 2018 at City Hall. The group has been working with Bloomington on their transportation plan and has released the final draft which will be presented on July 12. Emily Isaacman

The City of Bloomington last updated its transportation plan in 2002. Now, residents push for a plan that will decrease the number of cars in the city and improve their ability to bike. Read more here. 

Local cinema collective brings audiences new theater experiences

Patrons of a Cicada Cinema film event watch a film. Cicada Cinema is a pop-up cinema collective based in Bloomington. Courtesy Photo

Founded by five local cinephiles, Cicada Cinema Collective is a pop-up cinema group that aims to offer a new type of theater-going experience. “We really strive for showing anything old, new, locally made – just anything that we feel is underrepresented in town,” said Josh Brewer, one of the collective’s founders. Read more here.

Water polo plays first home invitational this weekend

IU women's water polo team faces off against Harvard University in the Collegiate Water Polo Association Championship in April, 2017. IU will be hosting their first home invitational this weekend. Steven Lin

Water polo returns to Bloomington this weekend for its first home tournament of the season. IU is coming off a 2-1 start to the season, including a win over a top-25 team. The Hoosiers have a chance to get a second win over a ranked opponent this Saturday when they face No. 14 UC Santa Barbara at the SRSC. Read more here.

Bloomington representative authors death with dignity bill

Matt Rasnic

The columns and blogs of Carrol Krause, a Bloomington Herald-Times columnist, and her struggle with a rare form of cancer led Rep. Matt Pierce, D-Bloomington, to introduce an Indiana death with dignity bill. Read more here.

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