Today’s Headlines for Thursday, March 2

  • Emanuel Op-Ed: Any Federal Infrastructure Plan Without Funding Is “Fairy Dust” (Politico)
  • Metra Launched an Online Survey Including Questions on Loyalty Program, Peak Pricing (DNA)
  • Bogotá’s Strategy to Fight Crime Through Better Transit, Biking Might Work for Chicago (Chicago)
  • Prosecutors: Man Intentionally Ran Over Rival in Dunning and Left Him to Die (DNA)
  • Driver Who Had Previously Avoided License Suspension Kills 3, Self in 100 MPH Crash (ABC)
  • Man Dies After Crashing Into a Building in Bridgeport (Tribune)
  • Driver Seriously Injures Northwestern Sudent, 26, Crossing Street in Evanston (ABC)
  • Editorial: Metra Has Given CEO Lavish Raises in Advance of His Pending Retirement (Tribune)
  • This Guy Has Ridden Bike the Drive for All 15 Years of Its Existence (Active Trans)
  • Eagle Scout Candidate Collected 88 Bicycles for Working Bikes (Tribune)
  • Study: The Bloomingdale Helped Reduce Crime in Neighborhoods Closest to the Trail (DNA)
  • LISC Hosts a “Data Friday” Session Tomorrow at 3 PM on The 606’s Effect on Housing Prices

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    Is there hope for more ciclovia events in Chicago? I think Bike the Drive is great but would love to see more in parks or neighborhoods.

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