Today’s Headlines for Thursday, March 16

  • Construction Starting on CRRC Sifang Plan to Build up to 846 CTA Rail Cars on SE Side (Tribune)
  • Chicago Is One of 30 U.S. Cities Asking for Feasibility Report for Electric Fleet Vehicles (Crain’s)
  • Months-Long Lane Closure on the Ryan to Accommodate 95th Station Construction (Sun-Times)
  • Turning Pick-up Truck Driver Critically Injured 5-Year-Old Boy at 37th and Ashland (DNA)
  • 16-Year-Old Girl Killed in Single Car Crash in Plainfield (Sun-Times)
  • DUI Crackdown Planned for River North on St. Patrick’s Day (DNA)
  • February Union Station Shutdown Blamed on Contractor Working on Fire Alarm System (Trains)
  • A Wish List for Chicago Cycling: Side Guards, 6-Corners Fix, Glowing Bike Lanes (Chicagoist)
  • Is Leaving Your Lock on a Public Bike Rack Analogous to “Dibs”? (The Chainlink)
  • Chicago Velo Tour of Oak Park This Saturday 11 AM Leaving From Scoville Park
  • Transportation Research Forum Conference 4/20-21 at University of Illinois-Chicago

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    The Oak Park Tour is listed for Saturday, not Sunday.

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