Today’s Headlines

  • Active Trans‘ To-Do List for New CDOT Commish Rebekah Scheinfeld
  • CTA Close to Deal to Buy 846, 7000-Series Rail Cars (Tribune)
  • Friends of the Parks Director, Who Pushed for Extending LFT, Steps Down (Tribune)
  • 2 Dead in Norwood Park SUV Rollover (Tribune)
  • Tollway Worker Killed, Trooper Injured in Truck Crash Near Aurora (Tribune)
  • Freight Train Derailment Shuts Down Metra’s North Central Line (DNA)
  • Hearing on Wilson Station February 18 (RedEye)
  • Transportation Funding Needs to Adjust to Reflect Diminishing Car Use (HuffPo)
  • The Parking Meter Deal & the Costs of Privatization (Truthout)
  • We Need to Re-Think Chicago’s Parking Policy (Transitized)
  • Don’t Let Deep-Freeze Keep You From Signing Up for Bike the Drive (Chicagoist)
  • If You’re Curious About the Pedway, This Is the Day to Check It Out (RedEye)

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