Today’s Headlines

  • Aldermen Want Hearings on How Red Light Camera Locations Were Chosen (Tribune)
  • CTA Upgrading Train Lighting to LEDs, Buying Eight More 5000 Series Cars (Tribune, Sun-Times, Tattler)
  • Drawing Released of New Metra Stop on Peterson in Edgewater (DNA)
  • “Stop for Peds” Signs Battered But Still Functioning (BWLP)
  • CDOT Defends Much-Reviled $260K “Asia on Argyle” Sign at CTA Stop (DNA)
  • Ashland BRT Route Should Be Extended to Andersonville (Edgeville)
  • Voter-Approved Libertyville Tax Hike Bankrolls $20 Million in Road Repairs (Southtown)
  • “Ashes to Go” Offered to Train Commuters in Lincoln Park, Oak Lawn for Ash Wednesday (Southtown)
  • More Coverage of IDOT Bike-Blocking (Kevenides, Keating)
  • Gorgeous Weather for Winter Biking (LGRAB)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

  • Is this for real? The aldermen didn’t realize red light cameras were a cash scam? Nobody is that naive especially Chicago aldermen. By the way not only are the cameras rigged, but so is the timing on the yellow signals, It’s a matter of proof.

  • Hey, if the city can raise revenue while busting dangerous drivers, as the previous mayor would say, I got no problem with that.

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