Today’s Headlines

  • City Unveils Proposal for Central Loop Transit Corridor (Tribune, DNA)
  • Security Footage Shows Truck That Hit-and-Run Dustin Valenta (FOX, DNA, ABC)
  • Red Line Service Delayed After Man Jumps in Front of Train, Loses Leg (Tribune, DNA)
  • Transit Agencies Ask State Legislature to Ban Concealed Weapons on Buses, Trains (Tribune, Tattler)
  • CTA Holding Job Fairs for 700 Part-Time Customer Assistant Positions (RedEye)
  • Blue Island Teen Killed in Car Crash (Southtown)
  • Investigators Looking at Speed, Weather Factors in Fatal Antioch Crash (Herald)
  • Metra CEO Apologizes for BNSF Delays (Tribune)
  • Woman Claims CTA Bus Struck Her Car But Agency Won’t Pay Up (Tribune)
  • Tollway Panel Approves Contract of Highway 53/120 Extension in Lake County (Tribune)

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IDOT Coordinating Purchase of At Least 35 High-Speed Locomotives (Tribune) CDOT Says Building Protected Lanes on Milwaukee is a “Top Priority” for Spring (DNA) CTA to Hold Job Fair for 700 Customer Service Positions (Tattler) Family Members From Three Generations Killed in Head-On Crash in Sycamore (Tribune) Woman Killed in Brighton Park Hit-and-Run; Driver Apprehended […]