Today’s Headlines for Monday, February 13

  • Could Trump, an Airport Express Fan, Be Onboard With O’Hare Train Plan? (Sun-Times)
  • Open Thread: How Would the Express Train to O’Hare Work? (Curbed)
  • The Straight Dope Looks at Why Drivers Who Kill Cyclists Usually Don’t Face Serious Charges
  • 2-Year-Old Girl, 26-Year-Old Man Injured in Bronzeville Crash (CBS)
  • 11-Year-Old Boy Killed After SUV Driver Runs Red, Strikes CTA Bus in Englewood (CBS)
  • State Rep Continues Crusade to Ban Red Light Cameras Statewide (Herald)
  • Mixed-Income TOD Ready to Rise Next to Cottage Grove Green Station (Curbed)
  • Deb Mell Seeks Input on 33rd Ward Infrastructure Spending (DNA)
  • An In-Depth Look at Chicago’s Bike-Powered Food Delivery Industry (Eater)
  • Ordinance Could Lower Food Cart License Cost From $350 to $100 (Chicagoist)
  • Documentary on Famed Chicago Bridge Builder Spans His Entire Career (Tribune)

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  • Batboy

    Nice pun on documentary

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