Today’s Headlines

  • CDOT Releases 2014 Bikeway Report, Plans to Extend Vincennes & Milwaukee PBLs This Spring
  • 43rd Ward Candidates Respond to Questions About Walking, Biking, and Transit (BWLP)
  • Amtrak Kicks in $12 Million for Union Station Work. Does This Mean No More Leaky Ceilings? (Sun-Times)
  • DUI Crackdowns Planned for Bridgeport & Gresham — Which Had 2 fatal Crashes in 1 Week (DNA)
  • Opinion: Transportation Upgrades Would be a Benefit of Locating Obama Library in Lawndale (Crain’s)
  • Transport Notes Checks Out the CTA’s New Battery Electric Buses
  • Anti-Cam Candidate Pete DeMay Put 10,000 Fake Parking Tickets on SW Side Windshields (DNA)
  • Michael Withers Biked 267 Miles in a Week to Win Active Trans‘ Roll the Cold Challenge Crown
  • Ridiculous, Kickstarter-Funded “Squirrel Truth” Ads Debut on the CTA (RedEye)

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