Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, March 2

  • Driver Fatally Strikes 45-Year-Old Woman at 81st and Stony, Citations Issued (Tribune)
  • Driver Charged for Hit-and-Run Crash That Killed 35-Year-Old Man in Norridge (Tribune)
  • Elgin Man Charged With 5th DUI Had More Than 3 Times the Legal BAC Limit (Herald)
  • There Was a Bus Tracker Blackout for More Than 14 Hours on Monday (Sun-Times)
  • Pace Expands Its Paratransit Service in Lake County (Herald)
  • Allstate Is Moving Its Connected Car Team to the Transit-Friendly Merchandise Mart (Tribune)
  • More Parking Added to Design for Essex Hotel Redevelopment Project (Curbed)
  • A Map of Locations Where the City Dumps Road Snow After Big Blizzards (DNA)
  • Spring Is Just Around The Corner: Water Taxi Season Starts March 12 (Tribune)
  • 11-Year-Old Boy Starts Petition for Trail to Connect Fox River & Prairie Path (Active Trans)
  • Why Just Bike to Work When You Can Bike at Work? Check Out SRAM’s Cool New Digs (Curbed)
  • Blues Line: CTA Bus Driver Toronzo Cannon Is Releasing His First Blues Record (WTTW)

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  • Curtis Kuhn

    Thanks for the headlines as always John. The link to the Curbed article on SRAM seems to be broken. Thought I’d let you know.

  • Chicagoan

    Beam Suntory is also moving their whole global headquarters to the Merchandise Mart, almost 500 jobs. That’s about 1,000 jobs announced to be moving to that facility in just two days. Pretty cool.

  • johnaustingreenfield

    Fixed, thanks.

  • johnaustingreenfield

    I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t excited about Suntory having a Chicago HQ. “For relaxing times, take the CTA Brown Line to work.”