Today’s Headlines

  • Dozens of Crashes on Chicagoland Roads During Snowfall (Sun-Times)
  • Transit Riders Save Money With Expanded Commuter Benefits Program (Tribune)
  • CTA Ridership Gains Threatened by Fare Hikes and Overcrowding (Active Trans)
  • Man Killed in Gresham Viaduct Crash (Tribune, DNA)
  • One Killed, Two Injured in Crash on Dan Ryan at 95th (Sun-Times, NBC, FOX)
  • One Killed, Four Injured in Tri-State Tollway Crash in Lake County (Sun-Times)
  • Geneva and Westmont Ending Red Light Camera Programs (Expired Meter)
  • Widow of Motorcyclist Clipped by State Trooper Files Lawsuit (Daily Herald)
  • Metra Derailment in Bellwood Causes Delays (Sun-Times, Sun-Times)
  • There’s Nothing “Insane” or “Suicidal” About Winter Cycling (Bike Commuters)

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